Liza Berger

Liza Berger was formerly senior editor of McKnight's Long-Term Care News.

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Salaries for admins near $107k, DONs $93k

Salaries for admins near $107k, DONs $93k

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By most indications, the U.S. economy is humming along, following years of recession and recovery. That robustness has had a lopsided effect on nursing homes, leading to increased competition for certain clinical positions, such as nurses and frontline staff, and reduced competition for administrators and directors of nursing.

Winning the drug war

Winning the drug war

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Often forgotten or glossed over, there is still one sure answer to questions about how to improve medication mismanagement: have better documentation

Admins' pay rises to $102K, DONs' up to $90K

Admins' pay rises to $102K, DONs' up to $90K

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The long-term care field is showing signs of robust health. For the first time since the recession hit eight years ago, it is offering strong pay increases across the board — from certified nursing assistants up through administrators and directors of nursing.

Admin pay averages $100K; DONs $86,690

Admin pay averages $100K; DONs $86,690

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The long-term care sector continues to show signs of steady growth, as modest rises in management salaries this year illustrate.

Living a dream: the write stuff

Living a dream: the write stuff

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Not everybody can say they got their wish before they died. Jackie Edgar did.

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