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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Aligning talent for Affordable Care Act compliance the focus of Aug. 13 webcast

Aligning talent for Affordable Care Act compliance the focus of Aug. 13 webcast

The Affordable Care Act presents providers with many challenges, including some that aren't being well met yet. A McKnight's webcast on Aug. 13 will discuss the fundamentals needed — including strategy, data and technology — that can help your organization stay ahead.

Super Tuesday webcast Aug. 5: Getting connected properly with hospitals, doctors

Super Tuesday webcast Aug. 5: Getting connected properly with hospitals, doctors

The next McKnight's Super Tuesday webcast will help providers discern if they are prepared to be a preferred "connected" partner of hospitals and physicians. The free event takes place at 1 p.m. Eastern on Aug. 5 and offers Continuing Education credit at no cost.

McKnight's reaches APEX again

McKnight's Long-Term Care News Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman earned a Grand Award for blog writing, and McKnight's staff pulled in four other Awards of Excellence in the 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence program.

Report: QIOs are reducing ulcers

Nursing homes that have partnered with Quality Improvement Organizations over the last three years have delivered drastically reduced pressure ulcer rates and restraint use, according to new government figures.

A 'special' feeling that no provider wants to have

A 'special' feeling that no provider wants to have

As spring blends into summer, some nursing home operators are going to start feeling more heat. The federal government is moving to reclaim some form of "normalcy" after sequestration cuts lopped funding for many things, including its "very bad boys" list.

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