Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman
Much like an actual rock concert, McKnight's Online Expo participants will begin today's sessions with "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me," a wound care presentation by Janice Beitz, Ph.D.
Leaders of the nation's two largest long-term care associations spoke favorably Monday about a bill that would improve Medicare physician pay rates while moderately restricting LTC pay. In fact, the head the American Health Care Association said the group will "enthusiastically support" a bill that would end the "doc fix" issue, provided the final language is what it expects.
There are approximately 2.5 million pressure ulcers treated in acute care yearly, according to the Joint Commission. By 2017, the number of pressure, venous and diabetic ulcers will increase to 60 million worldwide.
Payment arrangements, coding, referrals and stretching employees' work days were all high-profile topics at the Legal Issues Forum on Monday at the LeadingAge PEAK conference.
LeadingAge members can soon use a new decision-making framework called Thrive, executives announced Monday at the association's spring meeting.