Emily Mongan

Staff Writer

Emily Mongan joined McKnight's in May 2015, shortly after graduating from the University of Minnesota with a degree in journalism. She has worked for the Minnesota Daily, Minnesota Parent Magazine, the St. Paul Pioneer Press and Minnesota Monthly Magazine. She also worked as an editorial assistant for the University of Minnesota's Extension program, and served as cities editor for The Wake, the University's student-run magazine. She is a native of Milwaukee. In her free time she enjoys cooking, traveling, watching TV, and spending way too much money on theater and concert tickets.

Most Recent Articles by Emily Mongan

Police looking into possibility of more victims in case of nurse charged with murdering 8 residents

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Canadian authorities are investigating the possibility that a former long-term care nurse who allegedly murdered eight residents may have harmed or killed other patients as well.

Court blocks resident's estate from appealing SNF arbitration ruling

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The estate of a deceased nursing home resident can't appeal a previous court's decision that required them to arbitrate their dispute with the nursing home where she died, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday.

Value-based 'train has already left station,' unlikely to be affected by ACA repeal, experts say

Value-based 'train has already left station,' unlikely to be affected by ACA repeal, experts say

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A focus on post-acute care partnerships and value-based purchasing is likely to persist across the healthcare industry in 2017, despite uncertainty surrounding the future of the Affordable Care Act.

Former SNF nurse pleads guilty to stealing morphine, replacing it with saline

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A former employee of a Massachusetts skilled nursing facility pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges that she stole morphine from the facility and replaced some of it with saline.

Providers who obstruct audits face exclusion from Medicare, Medicaid under final rule

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Healthcare providers who interfere with audits risk being barred from the Medicare and Medicaid programs, under a final rule issued Wednesday by the Department of Health and Human Services.

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