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

Many LTC nurses wonder if they belong, new study finds

Many LTC nurses wonder if they belong, new study finds

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Long-term care nurses often feel isolated from the rest of the healthcare workforce, asking themselves, "Am I actually a nurse?"

SNF specialization might help outcomes

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Patients discharged to a skilled nursing facility after trauma had lower odds of mortality when the facility had fewer beds per nurse, new research shows.

LeadingAge to battle tax plan

LeadingAge to battle tax plan

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Nonprofit providers could be ravaged by a Republican tax plan winding its way through Congress, industry leaders said in November.

Fingerprint scanning leads to privacy fight

Fingerprint scanning leads to privacy fight

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The latest tension between employee privacy and staffing procedures is embodied in an Illinois long-term care employee suing his workplace over twice-a-day required fingerprint scans.

McKnight's Technology Awards highlight innovation, dedication and quality of care

McKnight's Technology Awards highlight innovation, dedication and quality of care

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Whether it was reducing hospital readmissions or better tracking of incontinence, striking use of technology to improve resident care characterized the 2017 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards winners.

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