It has been more than 2,400 years since Plato demanded to know who will watch the watchmen. The question is suddenly taking on a modern flavor, as nursing homes, hospitals, doctors and other providers line up to decry the practices of Recovery Audit Contractors.
As never before, data collection and analytics have become part and parcel of long-term care. Even midsize and smaller operators are sifting through amazingly granular information to document strengths, address weaknesses and unearth new opportunities. It's all fantastic stuff.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman earned a Grand Award for blog writing, and McKnight's staff pulled in four other Awards of Excellence in the 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence program.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News Senior Editor Elizabeth Newman earned a Grand Award for blog writing, and McKnight's writers and editors also pulled in four other Awards of Excellence in the 2014 APEX Awards for Publication Excellence program.
States are beginning to consider a bizarre new long-term care strategy that has many providers rightfully concerned.
The McKnight's editorial team earned four honors in the 2014 ASHPE national editorial awards program.
For the second year in a row, McKnight's has won a Platinum award from the Hermes Creative Awards. McKnight's won the top honors in the category of Publications/Magazine.
McKnight's Long-Term Care News has earned two 2013 American Society of Business Publication Editors awards, one each on the national and regional levels.
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 wins Gold Awards for Best News Section, Best Single Issue in healthcare publications contestMay 04, 2010
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.