Five Star Quality Care

Miller consults with Five Star

Miller consults with Five Star

Five Star Quality Care, Inc. has joined forces with celebrity chef Brad Miller to create new dishes for residents.

Five Star makes changes to rely less on public funding

Five Star makes changes to rely less on public funding

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Five Star Quality Care recently transferred operations of two rehabilitation hospitals in Massachusetts to Reliant Hospital Partners, marking the latest move in the company's dramatic shift toward private pay operations.

Shining some light on the new Five Star system

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The Five Star overall score is comprised of three domains: Survey, Staffing and Quality Measures. This month, look a little deeper into the overall Five Star Scores.

Why 'Staffing to the Stars' isn't enough: How to make the right staffing decisions

Why 'Staffing to the Stars' isn't enough: How to make the right staffing decisions

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Operators should try to hire RNs whenever they have a vacant position for a licensed nurse — the increased hourly wage will be more than offset by the increased revenue and decreased costs. Nonetheless, there are facilities with very high RN staffing that have problems with PL claims, quality measures and workers' compensation claims.

Labor management practices to be discussed on McKnight's webcast

The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Wal-Mart on Monday in a major class-action lawsuit accusing the corporation of sex discrimination. In a 5-4 vote, the justices decided the world's largest private employer did not have a common corporate policy of discrimination toward women in terms of compensation and promotion.