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.

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Also in the News for Thursday, Oct. 19

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Pharmacist sentenced to probation in nursing home drug reuse scheme

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A former employee of a Pennsylvania pharmacy was sentenced to probation and community service on Tuesday for her role in a scheme to repackage drugs that went unused by area nursing homes.

Telemedicine coverage laws often confusing to providers, experts say

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State telemedicine laws may leave healthcare providers in a state of billing confusion over what services are covered, some observers say.

Senate committee kicks off investigation into nursing home emergency preparedness rules

Senate committee kicks off investigation into nursing home emergency preparedness rules

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The Senate Finance Committee will be scrutinizing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' upcoming emergency preparedness rules for nursing homes in light of recent hurricanes, committee leaders announced Wednesday.

High school students, facility reap benefits of vocational training program at SNF

High school students, facility reap benefits of vocational training program at SNF

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It's not often that school buses drop off high school students at a nursing home, or that skilled nursing residents get to watch YouTube videos with young people while sharing stories from their past.

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