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Life Care Centers of America doubles-down on facility-based care, sells home health business for $10 million

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Life Care Centers of America is shedding its related home health business in a $10 million sale to LHC Group Inc., the company announced.

Doerhoff promoted at Life Care Centers

Doerhoff promoted at Life Care Centers

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.

Providers embracing technology bring in honors in second Tech Awards program

Providers embracing technology bring in honors in second Tech Awards program

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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?

2013 Tech Awards winners announced

2013 Tech Awards winners announced

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.

Parker Jewish Institute implements robust information sharing, wins award for top-notch transitions between care settings

Parker Jewish Institute implements robust information sharing, wins award for top-notch transitions between care settings

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.

Part Two: Mobile IT in LTC

Part Two: Mobile IT in LTC

While there's a whole generation of the workforce that grew up with mobile, that doesn't mean every worker will embrace new technology.

Thompson new VP at Life Care Centers

Thompson new VP at Life Care Centers

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.

The key to preventing whistleblower lawsuits

The key to preventing whistleblower lawsuits

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Recent research suggests nursing home leaders, especially those who hire workers, may need to think more deeply about how whistleblower lawsuits come about.

Latest Medicare fraud allegations just an appetizer

Latest Medicare fraud allegations just an appetizer

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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.

Life Care Centers of America denies massive Medicare fraud charges; judge criticizes feds in secret whistleblower case

Life Care Centers of America denies massive Medicare fraud charges; judge criticizes feds in secret whistleblower case

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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."

The Boston Home is bestowed with the Gold Award for Innovator of the Year

The Boston Home is bestowed with the Gold Award for Innovator of the Year

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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 deploys Microsoft Business Intelligence

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.

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