James M. Berklan


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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Super Tuesday webinar: Harnessing your data for better pay and outcomes

The next McKnight's Super Tuesday webinar will show providers how to make the most of their in-house data. The must-attend event will offer examples from a provider that has achieved great success by analyzing its data to improve performance. The program offers free continuing education credit and begins at 1 p.m. Eastern on August 23.

Federal court backs NLRB: CareOne illegally pressured union vote

A U.S. District Court has agreed with the National Labor Relations Board, ruling that a CareOne skilled nursing facility unlawfully influenced employees before a unionization vote.

Nursing home nurses enjoying a hot salary market: survey

Pay rates for registered nurses working in skilled nursing facilities rallied in 2016, with employers awarding raises at levels not seen in years.

Proof HIPAA stakes may be higher than you think

Proof HIPAA stakes may be higher than you think

Like a kid who's staying up past his bedtime right in front of his parents' noses, long-term care operators have been enjoying a pass for at least a few years when it comes to HIPAA crackdowns.

Camera policies held up by privacy, litigation concerns

Camera policies held up by privacy, litigation concerns

In the battle of pros and cons for placing cameras in resident rooms, the potential negative legal and privacy implications are winning out with most providers, new research shows.

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