Mark Woodka

New tech tools help operators recruit staff more effectively

New tech tools help operators recruit staff more effectively

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Long-term care providers are increasingly turning to technology that can recruit or track new hires, with the latest system coming from OnShift.

Staffing strategies that lead to quality care featured in June 11 webcast

Staffing strategies that lead to quality care featured in June 11 webcast

Long-term care providers can learn about balanced approaches to staffing that both answer increasing acuity needs and stay within budget at a McKnight's webinar June 11. "Staffing strategies built for quality care" kicks off at 1 p.m. Eastern. The free webinar features Irene Fleshner, RN, NHA, FACHE, senior vice president for strategic nursing initiatives for Genesis Healthcare.

Nov. 6 webcast features case study showing proactive staffing for quality outcomes and lower costs

Nov. 6 webcast features case study showing proactive staffing for quality outcomes and lower costs

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Successful senior living providers have upped their games to meet the high expectations of today's consumers, who have more choices now than ever before. Hear at a Nov. 6 free McKnight's webcast how Watermark Retirement Communities leads the market with a creative approach to care and service by prioritizing staffing and labor management, evolving services to manage increasing resident acuity, and driving efficiencies throughout their operations.

Providers that are extensions of hospitals will win in the ACO era, experts say

Providers that are extensions of hospitals will win in the ACO era, experts say

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Nursing homes and other post-acute providers should position themselves now as top-tier candidates for accountable care organizations, or they risk losing significant market share, experts said in a McKnight's webcast yesterday.

Part-time workers may be a solution for LTC providers, experts say

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Affordable Care Act requirements related to health insurance are leading long-term care providers to hire more part-time employees, according to some experts.

April 24 webcast on ACA and 'smart workforce strategies' now available in archive

April 24 webcast on ACA and 'smart workforce strategies' now available in archive

The implications of the Affordable Care Act and what providers should be doing about it were the focus of a free McKnight's webcast April 24. Led by legal veteran Janet K. Feldkamp, of Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff, the webinar focused on workforce issues that senior care employers need to focus on as more details of the healthcare reform law are implemented. Also presenting strategies and options for providers was software and information technology veteran Mark Woodka, the CEO of OnShift Software.

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.