The government can use a statistical sample of a nursing home company's Medicare claims to help prove overbilling charges, a federal judge recently decided in an unprecedented ruling.
Life Care Centers of America has won the Gold Award in the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards in the Transitions category.
A nurse who said she was not warned that she would be threatened and "taken hostage" by a gunman during an emergency preparedness drill is suing her former Colorado nursing home employer for compensatory, punitive and actual economic damages.
A nurse at a Life Care Centers of America facility in Colorado was not notified that she would be threatened and taken hostage by a gunman as part of an active shooter drill, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.
Life Care Centers of America is shedding its related home health business in a $10 million sale to LHC Group Inc., the company announced.
Eric Doerhoff was promoted to become vice president of the Life Care Centers' Central Division. He will oversee 35 facilities in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska, and began April 1.
The second annual McKnight's Long-Term Care News Excellence in Technology Awards begged the question: How can you compare to last year's storied winners?
The second McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards, sponsored by McKesson, have been awarded. Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards, as well as Certificates of Merit, were given in each of five categories. Here is a full list of the winners, with hotlinks to stories about each division.
Long-term care providers are under increasing pressure to manage transitions into and out of their centers, as the nation's healthcare system enters an era of greater coordination. Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is on the leading edge of this movement, showing how technology can improve patient outcomes during the transition process. For this, the nonprofit won top honors in the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.
While there's a whole generation of the workforce that grew up with mobile, that doesn't mean every worker will embrace new technology.
Life Care Centers of America has named Raymond Thompson as vice president of its Northwest Division. Based in Federal Way, WA, Thompson will oversee 29 skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation and Alzheimer's centers in Washington, Idaho and Oregon.
Recent research suggests nursing home leaders, especially those who hire workers, may need to think more deeply about how whistleblower lawsuits come about.
As we've been predicting here for some time, allegations of mismanaged therapy care are starting to land nursing homes in some seriously hot water.
A U.S. District Judge has called federal prosecutors' years-long delay in announcing a Medicare fraud case involving one of the nation's largest nursing home companies "absurd."
McKnight's is pleased to announce that The Boston Home has captured the Gold Award in the Innovator of the Year category in the McKnight's Technology Awards — Connect Our World.
Life Care Centers of America has announced the deployment of a Microsoft Business Intelligence system in more than 200 skilled nursing facilities. The move will give the operator deeper insights into its key performance indicators, according to Microsoft. "In our previous setup, data was only delivered fast enough for us to make reactive decisions," said Mark Gooch, a Life Care spokesman.