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

Advocates 'shocked' at Medicaid proposals' potential impact on nursing facilities

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Advocates for seniors were stunned when they learned that a Medicaid overhaul proposal may be included in a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, one group leader reported Wednesday.

Programs for end-of-life planning, EHR named winners of HHS data challenge

Programs for end-of-life planning, EHR named winners of HHS data challenge

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A program aimed at sharing patients' end of life plans is among the winners in the latest phase of the Department of Health and Human Services' "Move Health Data Forward Challenge."

CNN investigation: Sexual assaults in nursing homes a 'widespread' issue

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Sexual assaults of nursing home residents by facility employees are "widespread" but "little-discussed," according to an investigation published Wednesday by CNN.

Survey: Nearly half of healthcare professionals want pain dropped from vital signs

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A recently released survey of physicians and nurses shows that nearly half are in favor of eliminating pain as the "fifth vital sign."

CNA fired after sending inappropriate photo of resident over Snapchat

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A certified nursing assistant at a Wisconsin skilled nursing facility was fired and faces criminal charges after he allegedly sent a photo of a long-term care resident to a friend via Snapchat.

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