Alyssa Salela

Alyssa Salela

Editorial Intern

Alyssa is the McKnight's Editorial Intern for the 2017 summer. She has just graduated from the University of Missouri with a dual degree in journalism and psychology, and she will return in the fall to pursue her master's degree in journalism. 

Alyssa most recently worked as a print editor at Vox magazine, which is a city magazine based in Columbia, Missouri. She has also worked as a reporter at the Columbia Missourian daily newspaper and as an editorial assistant at Wiles Magazine. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys long-distance running and reading. 

Most Recent Articles by Alyssa Salela

Post-fall assessments need more structure, researchers find

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Post-fall assessments need to be standardized to examine and prevent future falls, a recent Canadian study found.

Poorer Medicare beneficiaries more likely to be kept for observation in the hospital

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Medicare beneficiaries with lower incomes are more likely to be hospitalized under an observation stay, leading to them paying more for hospital care, a recent study has found.

Institutional procedures trail online education, study finds

Institutional procedures trail online education, study finds

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As online nursing education increases in popularity, researchers are finding institutional procedures may not be keeping up.

It's official: Good help is difficult to find

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High turnover rates and small selection pools make it more difficult to hire entry-level healthcare employees, according to a task force report.

Citations, staff levels decline

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The average number of nursing home deficiencies has dropped, but staffing levels are lower than expert recommendations, according to a Kaiser Family Foundation report.

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