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

CMS data vision relies on quality, interoperability and standardization, experts note

With skilled nursing facilities preparing for an Oct. 1 deadline for new quality measures, government officials are emphasizing their focus is to make quality the basis for value.

Vendors help providers prep for staff-reporting regulation

Vendors help providers prep for staff-reporting regulation

As the Payroll-Based Journal reporting deadline looms, many vendors have spent the spring selling new solutions.

ABILITY Network buys CareWatch maker

ABILITY® Network, which has a presence in the hospital, home health and skilled nursing industry, announced in April it had bought software company eHealth Data Solutions LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Medicare funding to rise by $800 million?

Medicare funding to rise by $800 million?

While skilled nursing facilities could receive $800 million more in Medicare payment increases in fiscal year 2017, providers still must prepare for value-based purchasing incentives in two years.

PAD diagnoses infections fast

Massachusetts General Hospital investigators have created a point-of-care diagnosis system for healthcare-associated infection

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