James M. Berklan

James M. Berklan

Editor

James M. Berklan has been the Editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News and its affiliated publications since 2001. A graduate of Northwestern and John Carroll universities, he resides in the Chicago area with his wife and two children.

Most Recent Articles by James M. Berklan

ONE DAY TO GO: 9th Expo tackles rehospitalization rates, pay worries, pressure ulcers

McKnight's 9th Annual Online Expo kicks off Wednesday, and organizers are bracing for record numbers of attendees.

A Day in the Life: Assembling a stand-up workforce

A Day in the Life: Assembling a stand-up workforce

A growing group of employees at Pleasant View Care Center gives Administrator Kathryn Keane a standing ovation every time they see her.

22nd annual LTC Administrators Week at hand

Administrators in long-term care can enjoy "their" week soon. Sunday starts a weeklong celebration honoring LTC building leaders who oversee both the delivery of care and the pursuit of a supportive work environment, while also being good stewards of the bottom line. Facilities and staffs are encouraged to hold special events and push broad recognition for administrators.

Bankrupt facility must pay up, judge rules

A federal appeals court has ruled that former officers and directors of a nursing home that closed after declaring bankruptcy are still liable for $2.25 million in compensatory damages.

Complaint by whistleblowers will cost hospice $4 million

Complaint by whistleblowers will cost hospice $4 million

A hospice company that hired medical directors with close ties to nursing homes to better pursue allegedly fraudulent practices has agreed to a $4 million settlement with the U.S. Justice Department.

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