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

Slain nursing home nurses to be honored on Memorial Day

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The National Association of Health Care Assistants is asking fellow long-term care professionals to observe a moment of silence on Memorial Day to recognize "sisters in service who were killed so tragically" May 12 when a gunman wreaked havoc on their Ohio nursing home.

SNF employment: Does it mean life in slow lane?

SNF employment: Does it mean life in slow lane?

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With one son in college and another trying to figure out where to attend, the future job market is a topic near and dear to this writer's heart.

Submit entries to tech awards

Submit entries to tech awards

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The 2017 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards are now accepting submissions from long-term and senior care providers.

Dementia drug use questioned

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Canadian researchers urged reconsideration of how drugs are administered to nursing home residents with dementia shortly before death.

Readmission risk increased

Readmission risk increased

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Heart failure patients who went to a nursing home were 50% more likely to be readmitted to the hospital than patients who returned home instead, according to a study in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.

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