John Hall

John Hall is a frequent contributor to McKnight's Long-Term Care News.

Most Recent Articles by John Hall

Managing airborne bugs

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With so much attention paid to cleaning and disinfecting surfaces and items like linens, infection control-minded facilities often over- look the source of more than one-third of nosocomial infections — the air. Long-established airborne precautions are rarely used in long-term care facilities, according to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Experts advise how to reverse that.

Rehabbing rehab

Rehabbing rehab

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With the RCS-1 model focused on eliminating minutes and putting pressure on operators, providers brace for evolutionary change in therapy payment rules

Home-like end-of-life care

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As family and friends gather near a loved one in the closing days, a warm and comfortable environment can do wonders for soothing frayed nerves and troubled minds.

An IT game changer

An IT game changer

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Readmission rates are being attacked from all sides, and that includes by information technology and software suppliers. Here's a provider guide to 'teching-up'

Care for the caregiver

Care for the caregiver

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There's an old saying about the road to hell being paved with good intentions.

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