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The importance of LTC benchmarking

The importance of LTC benchmarking

An example of a long-term care organization embracing the new marriage of data benchmarking and performance improvement was Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative's partnership with the Vincentian Collaborative System in southwestern Pennsylvania

End-of-life care: New threat of under-treatment for pain

End-of-life care: New threat of under-treatment for pain

While policy proposals could help to restrain the sweeping misuse and diversion of opioids, they must be tempered by the need to ensure safe and effective analgesia for those with pain associated with serious medical illness.

How does the MLTC Medicaid model impact seniors?

How does the MLTC Medicaid model impact seniors?

Managed Long Term Care plans are private insurance companies that are paid a monthly premium by the Medicaid program to provide nursing home, assisted living and home care coverage to people who need long-term care because of a chronic health condition or disability.

Creating an engaging workforce culture - it takes a team!

Creating an engaging workforce culture - it takes a team!

uilding a culture of engagement is not something any one person can do alone. It takes teamwork, starting with the management team that leads the facility. I

Easy-for-elders smart entertainment system controls

Easy-for-elders smart entertainment system controls

As a group, seniors tend to be extremely diverse in their media tastes.

Creating a memory care program that engages residents

Creating a memory care program that engages residents

When I first began working in senior living, there weren't memory-care-specific initiatives available. I quickly discovered that many seniors and their families had a negative perception of memory care.

Five best practices for shower pan installation

Five best practices for shower pan installation

By following each step closely, and with care, shower pan installation is a smooth process with long-term guarantee.

Marketing Matters: Getting on the right track

Marketing Matters: Getting on the right track

In the post-ACA world, getting serious about marketing is a must-do. In my new marketing blog, I'll explain the three steps post-acute providers can take to get their marketing on the right track, and enable them to compete better than ever before.

Arthritis: Can your diet really help?

Arthritis: Can your diet really help?

Arthritis patients may be willing to try a new, even radical, diet or avoid certain foods in order to help ease their pain.

The pitfalls of recruiting in long-term care

The pitfalls of recruiting in long-term care

Recruiting exceptional employees for long-term healthcare companies is a talent in itself. The senior care industry is unique because it requires a significant amount of trust and reliability.

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