McKnight's Newsmaker Videos: Parkinson expects care challenges ahead, Kindred's Bowen sees upside of RUG-IV
Demand for CNAs and nursing aides to balloon by 2025, report finds
McKnight's attended AHCA's annual conference in Long Beach, CA, this week. Mark Parkinson, the incoming CEO and president of the American Health Care Association, spoke to McKnight's about two challenges facing providers: a boom in the number of customers and the difficulty of delivering quality care with limited funds. Lane Bowen, president of Kindred Healthcare Inc.'s nursing home division, also told McKnight's in an interview that the new RUG-IV system has positive points: It recognizes the complex patient that nursing homes serve. See both videos at www.mcknights.com.