Most Recent Articles by James M. Berklan
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.
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.
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.
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, the massive healthcare real estate investment trust may be on the path to becoming a long-term care trendsetter once again.