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Genesis, Skilled Healthcare deal forms mega-company

Genesis, Skilled Healthcare deal forms mega-company

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Genesis HealthCare and Skilled Healthcare Group will merge to create a single company with more than 500 facilities nationwide, the providers announced in late August.

Facility failed to address erratic behavior of nurse who later shot a resident and herself, lawsuit charges

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A Pennsylvania nursing home failed to intervene when a nurse began acting erratically in the days before killing herself and a resident last November, according to a lawsuit filed Friday in Lackawanna County Court.

Genesis, Skilled Healthcare merger to create huge long-term care provider with more than 500 facilities

Genesis, Skilled Healthcare merger to create huge long-term care provider with more than 500 facilities

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Genesis HealthCare and Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. will merge to create a single long-term and post-acute care company with more than 500 facilities nationwide, the providers announced Tuesday.

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Genesis nursing home fired dietary worker due to her disability, government alleges ... Rehabilitation provider groups brief Senators, present findings that IRFs outperform SNFs ... Medicare accounted for the most improper payments the government made last year

Long-term care tech summit produces calls for better, silo-busting assessment tools

Long-term care tech summit produces calls for better, silo-busting assessment tools

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More progress is needed toward standardizing beneficiary assessments across care settings, an analyst with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services told a gathering of long-term care health information experts Monday.

Feature: All together now

Feature: All together now

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Rehabilitation professionals still are navigating challenges of providing group, concurrent therapies in a world that has come to value individual therapy more

Maryann Timon joins PMD

Maryann Timon joins PMD

Maryann Timon, RN, has joined PMD Advisory Services as the director of post-acute strategies.

Genesis acquires Sun

Genesis acquires Sun

Under terms of the agreement, Genesis will acquire Sun for $8.50 per share of common stock in cash. Following the announcement, Sun shares leaped Thursday.