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ACHCA to host Leadership Conference in Bermuda

The American College of Health Care Administrators will host its 2014 Summer Leadership Conference from July 28 to August 1 at the Fairmont Southampton in Bermuda.

CenterLight wins awards

Two employees in the CenterLight Health System recently won awards.

Managed care experts wanted

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Skilled nursing facilities could take major hits to their bottom lines unless a coordinator is on top of managed care contracts, a prominent healthcare consultant said last month at the American College of Health Care Administrators annual meeting in Las Vegas.

Community connections and quarters: How one nursing home responded to a 45-day water crisis

Community connections and quarters: How one nursing home responded to a 45-day water crisis

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In its forthcoming emergency preparedness guidelines for long-term care facilities, maybe the government should include this directive: The facility is to cultivate strong relationships with area businesses and keep a supply of quarters on hand. At least, this is one idea I took away from a conversation with Michael D. Gore, MBA, CNHA, FACHCA.

Nurses who don't pay taxes or student loans could trigger penalties for SNFs, expert says

Nurses who don't pay taxes or student loans could trigger penalties for SNFs, expert says

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Registered nurses who default on a student loan or fail to pay taxes could put a skilled nursing facility in the crosshairs of federal fraud investigators, a compliance expert told an audience Sunday at the American College of Health Care Administrators annual meeting in Las Vegas.

How to do it ... continuing education

Continuing education (CE) choices abound, and while time and money usually shape decisions, trying to get the most for both is a wise tactic. Most professionals pursue CE for license renewal and certification, but increasing numbers are doing so for professional growth and career advancement.

Nurses gaining power ... LTC style

Nurses gaining power ... LTC style

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How could we not see it coming? That's the question I asked myself Tuesday.

Long-term care nurses gain power through physician assessment tool: expert

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Long-term care nurses should embrace a physician assessment tool in INTERACT II as a way to reduce hospital readmissions, a compliance expert emphasizes.

Reassessments, respect spark antipsychotic-reduction success, providers told

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Reducing the number of residents with dementia who are on antipsychotics starts with reassessment, experts advised at this week's American College of Health Care Administrators convocation In Orlando. The key is a multi-step process providers can follow.

Long-term care administrators pursuing 'Leadership Excellence' at annual meeting

Long-term care administrators will be meeting from next Friday through May 3 in New Orleans to hone their skills and delve into the hot issues confronting the profession. The 45th annual convocation and exposition of the American College of Health Care Administrators will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Nursing home administrators focus on leadership activities

Learning and developing real-life leadership skills will be the focus of an annual meeting of the American College of Health Care Administrators from Monday through Friday. The ACHCA Summer Leadership Conference will take place at the Fairmont Southampton Princess Hotel in Bermuda.

Nursing home administrators meet to address operations and regulatory challenges

Long-term care leaders are gathering in Philadelphia today through Tuesday for the 44th annual American College of Health Care Administrators' convocation and exposition. Highlighting the meeting will be a keynote address tomorrow morning led by Dr. Chip Bell, the author of "Managers as Mentors: Creating Partnerships for Learning."

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