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Blanchette begins at Kindred

Blanchette begins at Kindred

C. Scott Blanchette began as Kindred Healthcare's chief information officer this week.

Kindred repositions services to guarantee future growth

Kindred repositions services to guarantee future growth

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Kindred Healthcare, one of the nation's largest long-term care operators, has completed the first phase of a repositioning plan and is entering a period of growth, company leaders recently announced.

McKnight's Roundtable: Changes ahead

McKnight's Roundtable: Changes ahead

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Top long-term care officers tackled some of the field's main challenges, exchanged perspectives on new opportunities and shared ideas on what the future might hold.

Brookdale Senior Living sues PharMerica over drug prices

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Brookdale Senior Living has sued PharMerica, charging that the long-term care pharmacy improperly changed its drug pricing for Brookdale facilities.

Ruling paves the way for 'micro-unions'

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Long-term care groups have expressed concern over a recent court ruling that could lead to the formation of "micro-unions" in nursing and assisted living facilities.

Kindred teams with Omnicare, splits with skilled nursing pharmacy PharMerica

Kindred teams with Omnicare, splits with skilled nursing pharmacy PharMerica

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Major long-term care provider Kindred Healthcare will split with its current pharmacy partner, PharMerica, and team with the sector's largest pharmacy, Omnicare, at the end of 2013, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Kindred posts 4Q loss, shedding dozens of facilities

Kindred posts 4Q loss, shedding dozens of facilities

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As it recovers from a bruising fourth quarter, Kindred Healthcare said it would not renew seven Ventas lease bundles containing 64 facilities in 2013.

Outlook brightens: Nursing home companies get improved credit ratings

Six nursing home companies have been removed from Standard & Poor's Rating Service downgrade watch.

S&P downgrades nursing home ratings; SNFs lose jobs

S&P downgrades nursing home ratings; SNFs lose jobs

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's has put all six of its rated for-profit nursing home operators on Credit Watch with a negative outlook.

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