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

Coaching sessions reduce hospital readmissions, study finds

An hour-long educational coaching session and up to three follow-up phone calls reduced readmissions by 39% among Medicare patients, a new study finds.

County nursing home weighs heroin addict plan

An Ohio county is evaluating whether 20 beds at its nursing home could be dedicated for heroin addicts during their withdrawal, according to local reports.

Medicaid paying 32% less than Medicare Part D for medications

Medicaid is paying the lowest average price for 78 high-use and high-expenditure brand-name and generic drugs, a new federal report finds.

Supreme Court declines Extendicare's appeal to review arbitration case

Supreme Court declines Extendicare's appeal to review arbitration case

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition from Extendicare Homes to review a conflict over an arbitration agreement and wrongful death lawsuit.

Daily Update to return Monday, July 7

McKnight's will not publish on Friday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday and will return on Monday. We wish you a happy Fourth of July!

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