Guest Columns

Guest Columns

Defeat the plague of improper claims

Defeat the plague of improper claims

For recovery auditing professionals everywhere, performance-based payments are a financial best practice and the industry standard. The client wins when no upfront expenses occur and payments are made only when actual dollars are returned.

Key lessons from Lemington Home for the Aged

Key lessons from Lemington Home for the Aged

If you serve on a board of directors for a nonprofit health care organization and have ever asked yourself why you need Directors & Officers Insurance, look no further than a recent federal appeals court ruling for Lemington Home for the Aged.

Screening workers for criminal convictions

Screening workers for criminal convictions

Advocates have proposed removing the requirement that applicants disclose their criminal conviction records on initial applications for employment ("banning the box") in the hope that otherwise-qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment.

Cultivating innovation

Cultivating innovation

Imagine our industry without innovations: We'd all be faxing each other about residents' shuffleboard tournaments. Instead, whenever one senior living community shares an innovation they tried and succeeded with, others benefit.

Is geothermal good for my community?

Is geothermal good for my community?

It's news to no one that construction for senior living is strong, in no small part because large investment dollars are flowing into the space.

Using new technology to combat HAIs

Using new technology to combat HAIs

Even when you do everything right, setbacks still regularly occur. One of the most prevalent and needless obstacles is failing to protect residents from healthcare-associated illnesses.

Advice on primary permanent nursing

Advice on primary permanent nursing

There is several benefits to considering an Acuity Based Primary Permanent Nursing Assignment in your efforts to attract acute and managed care providers.

Wandering residents and elopement prevention

Wandering residents and elopement prevention

Adults with a history of Alzheimer's disease or dementia are at risk for wandering and elopement. Because this could result in an injury or fatality, consider evaluating existing organizational protocols and strategies to prevent elopement or wandering.

A holistic approach to wellness

A holistic approach to wellness

At Carolina Village - which is Hendersonville, NC's only continuing care retirement community - we approach wellness through eight well-connected pathways: Physical, emotional, spiritual, nutritional, environmental, social, intellectual, and vocational.

Tending to the heart of your team

Tending to the heart of your team

The clinical staff is the heart of any great post-acute organization. This team functions as caregivers, teachers, facilitators, advocates, therapists and supporting friends, not only to patients, but also families who are dealing with the stressful transitions from hospitals to the next care setting.

Guest Columns

Guest columns are written by long-term care industry experts, ranging from academics and thought leaders to administrators and CEOs.

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