Elizabeth Leis Newman

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 lives in Chicago with her husband and three cats.

Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman

Extended-release hydrocodone launched

A new extended-release tablet with hydrocodone was launched in the United States at the end of January.

HCR ManorCare enlists PAC company for management

naviHealth, a post-acute care management company, has announced a partnership with HCR ManorCare.

New rankings might wrongly show downturn, leaders fear

New rankings might wrongly show downturn, leaders fear

Despite progress reducing off-label use of antipsychotics among nursing home residents, providers remained worried about a rebasing of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services system to rank nursing homes.

Drug combo can be deadly

Spironolactone, a diuretic used to treat heart failure, can cause a risk of sudden death in seniors when given with the antibiotic trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, Toronto researchers have found.

Meds linked to dementia risk

Meds linked to dementia risk

A high use of anticholinergic medications has been linked to an increased risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.

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