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Look on the bright side to fight depression

Look on the bright side to fight depression

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I was recently reading an article about depression and what one can do to help themselves. It said that how you became depressed is important, but more importantly, you can learn how to do various things do defeat the depression. I can mostly "buy into" all the solutions, but I want to equate the answers to the work place.

Music a vital element in enhancing resident experience

Music a vital element in enhancing resident experience

Live entertainment can add to resident care and should be considered a priority. Running an effective entertainment program requires knowledge of the basics.

Preparing for success under the looming ICD-10 deadline

Preparing for success under the looming ICD-10 deadline

The October 1, 2014 deadline for healthcare providers to change to ICD-10 coding ushers in the greatest medical coding enhancement in 30 years. The challenge to providers is not just how to seamlessly make the transition, but also how to realize the benefits of ICD-10 from day one.

Chiropractic care offers advances

Chiropractic care offers advances

The Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is a key model that meets the vision of the ACA through its deliverance of coordinated, high-quality care by integrated groups of doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers. This new level of responsibility has individuals pressed at every level of healthcare — from policymakers to care providers, health economists and politicians − to seek out healthcare services that offer the most value. Chiropractic care is positioned as a key value contributor in the delivery system, especially when considering the elderly population.

New Gary Tetz blog debuts today

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There is no voice in long-term care today like Gary Tetz's, which is good news for McKnight's readers. Starting today, his blog debuts at www.mcknights.com.

Content remains king

Content remains king

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The Internet came to our office about a decade and a half ago. At that time, staffers would sign up for a half hour's access to this new thing called the World Wide Web. It was a safe bet that a good chunk of that time would be spent watching incredibly slow websites gradually reveal their primitive contents. How times have changed.

Innovative marketing for the eldercare industry a growing necessity

Innovative marketing for the eldercare industry a growing necessity

To harness the potential of the burgeoning eldercare market, companies will need to move away from their traditional communications tactics and enter the new age of marketing. I am not necessarily talking about big budgets and large-scale advertising, but rather about innovative communications campaigns.