Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman
Medicare would increase skilled nursing facility reimbursements by 1.4%, or $500 million, in 2016 under an updated payment rate proposed Wednesday.
The love for dementia residents at the Intermissions Program at Wind Crest in Highlands Ranch, CO, isn't ham-handed. Residents are delighted when two pot-bellied pigs, Boris and Pumba, visit and provide affection.
Long-term care providers are increasingly turning to technology that can recruit or track new hires, with the latest system coming from OnShift.
The Food and Drug Administration approved its first biosimilar product in March, opening the door for more costly drug alternatives.
A comprehensive review of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' quality measurement efforts since 2006 paints a mostly positive picture of quality measurements in nursing homes.