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

Nursing homes to have first look at new quality-rating provisions today

Nursing homes to have first look at new quality-rating provisions today

Concerned providers will get their first look today at a newly rebased quality measurement scale under Nursing Home Compare 3.0

Changes to Five Star expected, providers fear lower ratings

Changes to Five Star expected, providers fear lower ratings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is expected to unveil major changes to Nursing Home Compare today that could cause facilities to lose rating stars, according to industry sources.

Survey: Assisted living salaries solid, vacancy rates stable

Survey: Assisted living salaries solid, vacancy rates stable

Administrators in assisted living earned a median salary of $80,830 in 2014, an increase of more than 2% over the previous year, according to a comprehensive new report. Chefs, cooks and sous chefs all saw salaries rise.

Poor reporting of sex abuse

Nursing homes often inadequately handle instances of resident sexual abuse, according to a literature review.

Antibiotic could be MRSA killer

A newly discovered type of antibiotic could be an antidote for fatal infections that plague long-term care facilities, according to findings in Nature.

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