James M. Berklan

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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.

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Socialized medicine — the way to save lives

Socialized medicine — the way to save lives

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Chalk up another one for that famously disruptive New Yorker who crisscrossed the nation the last two years, speaking to big crowds, imploring change. His words are proving prophetic again.

Survey advice at Online Expo

Survey advice at Online Expo

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Providers can make good use of some new strategies and tips to be prepared for surveyors around the clock, says Paula Sanders, principal and co-chairwoman of the Health Care Practice Group at law firm Post & Schell P.C.

Occupancy rates at epic lows

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The occupancy picture did not improve for skilled nursing or assisted living facilities in the fourth quarter of 2016.

A bundle of good pay news on joint replacement model

A bundle of good pay news on joint replacement model

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Strong reviews for one of the most scrutinized bundled payment programs in the country indicate additional similar programs could be in providers' future.

OIG: Policy cut SNF care

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Investigators with the Office of Inspector General are recommending a closer look at federal regulators' controversial "two-midnight" rule for Medicare beneficiaries.

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