McKnight's Long-Term Care News has earned the Gold Award for Best News Coverage for the fifth straight year. McKnight's also earned Gold for its Daily Update newsletter and three other honors in the national ASHPE Awards program.
Providers should be taking most of their dementia residents off antipsychotics — and can generally do so without fear of relapse to dementia-related behaviors — researchers say.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has issued a fact sheet, that clarifies the conditions the terms under which "maintenance therapy" will be covered by Medicare.
Skilled nursing operators now have greater flexibility in allowing non-physicians to do certain tasks. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services clarified what may be delegated in an April 3 brief.
I'm not going to worry too much about the Second Annual McKnight's Technology Awards program, which kicks off this month. The first one last year was a smashing success. I have no reason to believe there are any fewer proud and successful programs out there this year.