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

FDA approves extended-release opioid painkiller

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave market clearance to an extended-release opioid painkiller yesterday. It is designed for those with severe pain.

'Elderspeak' study reveals prevalence: study

Certified nursing assistants are more likely to use "elderspeak," a form of patronizing speech used with seniors, if they are familiar with the resident, if the resident has dementia, or others are not around, a study finds.

New payment models clash with fraud laws; waivers might not be the answer, official says

New payment models clash with fraud laws; waivers might not be the answer, official says

Healthcare payments linked to the quality of care are causing challenges to existing fraud and abuse laws, a government official said Wednesday.

Profile: Mor than meets the eye

Profile: Mor than meets the eye

While Brown University Professor Vince Mor's accomplishments may be heralded in the long-term care profession, what may be less known is his dedicated work with the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island.

Technology award winners raise bar for third annual McKnight's Tech Awards

Technology award winners raise bar for third annual McKnight's Tech Awards

Compelling stories of improved resident engagement is how some winners of the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards caught the eyes of our independent panel of judges.

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