Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman
The University of Pittsburgh's research involving certified nursing assistants and why they leave is among the most interesting I've seen recently in long-term care. Salary, it turns out, is not nearly as important as respect and flexibility in scheduling.
Medicare would increase skilled nursing facility reimbursements by 1.4%, or $500 million, in 2016 under an updated payment rate proposed Wednesday.
The love for dementia residents at the Intermissions Program at Wind Crest in Highlands Ranch, CO, isn't ham-handed. Residents are delighted when two pot-bellied pigs, Boris and Pumba, visit and provide affection.
Long-term care providers are increasingly turning to technology that can recruit or track new hires, with the latest system coming from OnShift.
The Food and Drug Administration approved its first biosimilar product in March, opening the door for more costly drug alternatives.