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 is a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Elizabeth lives in Chicago.

Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman

Welch Allyn acquisition aids Hill-Rom's product footprint

Welch Allyn acquisition aids Hill-Rom's product footprint

Reflecting the trend of consolidation among long-term care medical device vendors, Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. announced it is buying New York-based Welch Allyn for $2.05 billion.

Kwalu, Clorox team up for a clean finish

Long-term care furniture company Kwalu and Clorox Healthcare have announced a joint marketing venture that will promote disinfectants on non-porous furnishings.

Standardized electronic info remains a challenge: experts

Standardized electronic info remains a challenge: experts

An emphasis on data assessment and standardization across care settings was a hot topic at the Long Term and Post Acute Care Health IT Summit, held in late June in Baltimore.

State's Medicaid managed care data lacking, OIG says

State's Medicaid managed care data lacking, OIG says

The Office of the Inspector General recommended that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services withhold federal funds from states that do not accurately report encounter data under their Medicaid managed care plans.

House IPAB repeal advances

The House of Representatives voted in June to repeal the Independent Payment Advisory Board, a Medicare cost containment entity created under the Affordable Care Act.

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