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

Providers get new pay model for readmits

Providers get new pay model for readmits

Skilled nursing facilities moving into a new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services model will need to reduce avoidable hospitalizations through intensive staff training and new treatments.

FDA warning about opioids

Labels for certain opioid pain medications will soon be required to carry a warning about the drugs' risks of misuse and death, the Food and Drug Administration said in March.

Dementia spur: lost body heat

Dementia spur: lost body heat

A drop in body temperature may aggravate Alzheimer's symptoms, according to a new study.

Operators need to make case on managed care, CEO says

Operators need to make case on managed care, CEO says

Providers should be prepared for states with managed care programs to hit their Medicare Part A mix, a long-term care expert warned in April.

Profile: Ruta Kadonoff

Profile: Ruta Kadonoff

Studying Lithuanian was a large part of Ruta Kadonoff's Saturday mornings while growing up in Connecticut. One of three girls born to native Lithuanians, her parents left the country during World War II and immigrated to the U.S. from London in 1960.

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