Long-Term Acute Care Hospital

Kids, seniors have s'more fun

Kids, seniors have s'more fun

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Long-term care residents might not be able to rough it as they once could, but as one Minnesota facility has shown, camping adventures still are possible.

Long-term care was the strongest healthcare sector for mergers and acquisitions last year, analysis shows

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Long-term care was the only healthcare sector to experience an increase in mergers and acquisitions last year, according to a new analysis from business intelligence firm Irving Levin Associates Inc.

Senators advance bill to repeal Medicare outpatient therapy caps, physician payment formula

Senators advance bill to repeal Medicare outpatient therapy caps, physician payment formula

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The Senate Finance Committee has advanced a bill that would repeal the Medicare Part B cap on therapy reimbursements and replace it with a new outpatient therapy payment system.

Long-term care advocates denounce FDA over new hydrocodone restrictions

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced it will seek restricted access to hydrocodone painkillers, prompting a concerned response from long-term care stakeholders.

Operators must embrace technology to reduce staffing costs, experts advise

Operators must embrace technology to reduce staffing costs, experts advise

Nursing homes can survive recent Medicare and impending Medicaid cuts by embracing the use of technology to reduce staffing costs, said experts in a McKnight's webinar Thursday.

Move toward certifying electronic health records must include long-term care

Move toward certifying electronic health records must include long-term care

Long-term care must have have certified electronic health records to keep pace with the rest of the healthcare industry.