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.

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Trump card: ACA's future now in doubt

Trump card: ACA's future now in doubt

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While President-elect Donald J. Trump has promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act, long-term care experts noted that coordinated care for seniors is likely to remain a priority under him.

Deadly fungus starts spread

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Four hospital patients died after contacting a deadly, drug-resistant fungus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced in early November.

Race can affect readmissions

Race can affect readmissions

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Older black adults were more likely to be readmitted to a hospital after an elective hip or knee replacement and are more adversely affected by insufficient hospital nurse staffing, a new study has found.

A GOP repeal of Obamacare may reprise fee-for-service

A GOP repeal of Obamacare may reprise fee-for-service

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With the White House, Senate and House of Representatives all in Republican control, long-term care providers should expect significant changes, experts said in November.

Profile: Idriz Limaj

Profile: Idriz Limaj

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As the oldest of eight children growing up in Macedonia, Idriz Limaj, RN, understood the importance of taking care of people. While he planned to become a physician and had completed vocational nurse training, at age 17 his plans changed after his father had a stroke and became bedridden.

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