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.

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Tittle named new NCAL leader, Kyllo to VP post at AHCA/NCAL

Tittle named new NCAL leader, Kyllo to VP post at AHCA/NCAL

Scott Tittle has been named the new executive director of the National Center for Assisted Living. He will succeed Dave Kyllo, who will become vice president of its parent group's insurance and membership programs.

'Doc fix' legislation facing fewer hurdles

'Doc fix' legislation facing fewer hurdles

Providers found themselves holding their breath again at press time over a potential "fix" to a Medicare doctor payment formula that officially triggered a 21% pay cut April 1.

QIO study highlights LTC quality success

Significant reductions in adverse drug events, infections, wounds and use of restraints in nursing homes are among the key achievements recently cited by federal regulators.

Not the ideal vision for taking care of business

Not the ideal vision for taking care of business

Never mind the mantras about the long-term care profession being "high touch." The focus has been hijacked and it appears most providers are now consumed by documentation.

Ventas SNF spin-off could be a template for other REITs

Ventas SNF spin-off could be a template for other REITs

Ventas, the massive healthcare real estate investment trust may be on the path to becoming a long-term care trendsetter once again.

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