Elizabeth Leis Newman

Elizabeth Leis Newman

Senior Editor

Elizabeth Newman is the senior editor at McKnight's Long-Term Care News. She was previously the Editorial Manager at LifeBridge Health in Baltimore, and is a former newspaper reporter. She lives in Chicago with her husband and three cats.

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Compliance starts at the top, experts say at AHCA/NCAL convention

Compliance starts at the top, experts say at AHCA/NCAL convention

Almost 20 years after federal law created an exclusion process related to participating in Medicare and Medicaid programs, some long-term care providers may not be checking their employees' status often enough, compliance experts warned Tuesday.

Reducing rehospitalizations and antipsychotics top-of-mind for long-term care providers at AHCA/NCAL convention

Developing effective relationships with hospitals begins by joining, initiating or hosting a cross continuum team at a long-term care provider's campus, an expert in senior care said Monday.

AMDA to receive $1.6 million for training from civil monetary penalties

AMDA-The Society for Post-Acute and Long-term Care Medicine will receive $1.62 million in civil money penalty funds over three years in order to improve long-term care, the organization announced.

Gold Award in High Tech/High Touch goes to Abramson Center for Jewish Life

Gold Award in High Tech/High Touch goes to Abramson Center for Jewish Life

The Polisher Researcher Institute of the Madlyn and Leonard Abramson Center for Jewish Life developed a new tool called the Match-Quality Indicator in order to help residents maximize their activities based on preferences. The project won it the Gold Award in the High Tech/High Touch category of the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Assisted living continues to grow rapidly in expanded markets

Assisted living growth continues to be concentrated in specific markets, with almost three-fourths of new construction in 10 metro markets, according to new findings released Thursday at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care Industry annual conference in Chicago.

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