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

Death toll hits 14 for Florida facility, which lays off employees and closes

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The death toll continued to rise Monday, with a 14th patient dying due to terrible heat after Hurricane Irma left a Florida nursing home without air-conditioning. The heat also helped kill the facility itself.

Could documentation relief be coming soon?

Could documentation relief be coming soon?

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Long-term care professionals know a lot. At the top of the list has to be that you are saddled with too many tasks, many of them documentation-related.

AG revives 'false advertising' fight against Golden Living

AG revives 'false advertising' fight against Golden Living

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has attempted to revive a lawsuit that claims nursing home giant Golden LivingCenters was guilty of "false advertising" for its services.

Kindred sells 54 facilities

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Kindred Healthcare took a big first step toward selling off its remaining skilled nursing facilities in late August.

Critics: Gaps in 'Compare' site

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The federal website that informs consumers about specific nursing homes has "considerable" knowledge gaps, a pair of prominent Harvard University researchers asserted recently.

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