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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Preparations for NADONA annual conference in full stride

Organizers for the 2016 NADONA LTC national conference are putting the final touches on the program and accepting registrations at an increasing pace. The event spans six days (June 24-29) and takes place in Austin, TX.

Experts warn of skilled nursing market changes, researchers offer strategies to avert havoc

Preliminary results of a survey of 36 large skilled nursing company CEOs paint a challenging picture for operators, who will either rise profitably from already strong positions, improve with proper initiatives or fail resoundingly, researchers said Monday.

Providers just have to look for their bright spots

Providers just have to look for their bright spots

Long-term care operators have plenty of reasons to recoil and lick their wounds over the course of a year. But sometimes they need to seek the light and resist the "woe is us" mentality.

AHCA: Statistical sampling  an improper 'sledgehammer'

AHCA: Statistical sampling an improper 'sledgehammer'

The nation's largest association for nursing home and other long-term care operators has publicly expressed its staunch disapproval of a federal prosecution method that takes only small slices of evidence into consideration.

SCOTUS splits, so forced union dues stand

In an unsatisfyingly inconclusive decision, the Supreme Court of the United States has let stand a so-called "forced union dues rule."

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