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

A 'satisfying' survey ahead?

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Changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System for nursing homes may be on the horizon under recommendations published by the Government Accountability Office in December.

Pressure sores rising in LTC

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Preventive policies are credited for lowering pressure injuries in hospitals by about half over the past decade, even as long-term care rates rose, a new analysis found.

Tubes seen as hindering care

Tubes seen as hindering care

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Many hospital patients are given a feeding tube in order to be discharged to a nursing home, but often it's without receiving a palliative care assessment first, a new study has found.

Profile: Benjamin A. Breier

Profile: Benjamin A. Breier

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Benjamin A. Breier may be at the helm of one of long-term care's industry giants as the president and CEO of Kindred Healthcare. But in one big way, he's similar to many of his employees. Work-life balance is "without a doubt, the biggest personal challenge," the father of three daughters says.

C. diff tablet gives providers new solution for old problem

C. diff tablet gives providers new solution for old problem

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3M has introduced C. diff Solution Tablets as an alternative for providers looking to kill challenging Clostridium difficile spores.

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