Strategic Planning

Leadership strategies for a changing healthcare world

Leadership strategies for a changing healthcare world

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Strong leadership is a vital ingredient to any successful organizational or system change. Increased consumer demands, strategic positioning and partnerships as well as an increased push towards community-based care are forcing post-acute leaders to serve as the catalyst for change.

Obama wins: New president favors long-term care financing reform

Obama wins: New president favors long-term care financing reform

Democratic candidate Barack Obama last night was elected the next president of the United States. His proposals for long-term care include financing reform.

Skilled nursing facilities find new opportunities, new challenges with 60% rule

Skilled nursing facilities find new opportunities, new challenges with 60% rule

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Since the reduction of the so-called 75% Rule to 60%, SNFs have to work even harder to attract Part A therapy residents

No time like the present to grab mouse by the horns

No time like the present to grab mouse by the horns

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It's April. Do you know where your year has gone? That's not entirely a rhetorical question because even if your fiscal year isn't nearing an end, you could have reason to be feeling a squeeze.

Tech toys

The nation's top lawmakers are learning more about new monitoring, personal health record and brain fitness technologies for seniors during a special briefing and demonstration today.Senators from the Special Committee on Aging; the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; and the Medical Technology Caucus are hosting the event to discuss and explore what type of support is needed to promote technological advances that can help our nation's aging population.

It's about time

Staying on top of the latest products, services and industry trends can be a time-devouring pursuit. But the job just became less time consuming, thanks to our new Web site. Eldercare pros can find many time-saving options. These include a substantially enhanced Directory that makes it easier to locate needed services, plus videos of important suppliers. The latest job openings are also available, as well as immediate access to our Career Guide. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our new site. We think you'll find it's time well spent.

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