In a nutshell, troubled long-term care operators seem to be encountering this scenario with managed care companies: initial romance, followed by heightened accountability and reduced payments.
The seventh annual McKnight's Online Expo will kick off with five webcasts March 20 and 21. As in the previous six highly successful Expos, this year's will offer long-term care providers valuable information and continuing education credits at no cost. Online registration is ongoing at McKnights.com/expo2013.
How will demand for long-term care services change in the years to come? Two related reports provide very different answers to this central question.
Mather Lifeways, an Evanston, IL-based non-profit, has incorporated a unique three-component program that helps improve life quality for residents with dementia. Additional winners will be named throughout the week
Seniors housing construction is looking up, industry experts noted at the annual National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care conference.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News has been honored with six APEX Awards this year, including a Grand Award for its website, www.mcknights.com.
If you are a skilled care operator, it might seem as if a big target has been placed squarely on your back.
For many, it appears that finding their own answers to long-term care's challenges and opportunities is the first and only default option. But the future means finding some dance partners.
Old people should live alone. At least, that was the general thinking back in the 1930s.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News was honored Monday with a Gold Award for Best News Section in the 2010 ASHPE Awards competition. McKnight's also won the Gold Award for Best Single Issue, and took four Silver Awards in the contest. The group honors the best editorial work among healthcare publications in the United States each year. Last year, ASHPE named McKnight's its Publication of the Year.
Hiring smartly and developing a high-quality workforce were the subjects of a McKnight's webcast held today.
A McKnight's webcast on safe patient handling practices will be held in February.