Tim Mullaney

Tim Mullaney

Staff Writer

Tim Mullaney came to McKnight's in 2013 from the content marketing firm Brafton. He has also taught writing as a lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, where he earned his MFA.

Most Recent Articles by Tim Mullaney

MS patients less tense and pessimistic in nursing homes than at home, study finds

Nursing home residents with severe multiple sclerosis report being less tense and pessimistic than similar individuals receiving care at home, according to recently published research findings.

Government would pay seniors to create advanced directives under Senate bill

Medicare beneficiaries would be paid to create advance directives and store them in an easy-access system if a recently proposed Senate bill were to become law.

Hospitals slap the government with lawsuits over 'two-midnight' policy to reduce observation stays

Hospitals slap the government with lawsuits over 'two-midnight' policy to reduce observation stays

The American Hospital Association and other hospital groups have sued the federal government over the so-called "two-midnight rule," which was designed in part to ease access to skilled nursing services. The rule undermines the judgments of physicians and other clinicians, the hospital associations stated in their complaint, filed Monday in U.S. District Court.

Visitor shot and killed on the grounds of an assisted living community in Kansas

A woman visiting her mother at an assisted living facility in Kansas was gunned down in the parking lot Sunday, in what authorities are describing as a hate crime.

Proposed Life Safety Code updates encourage more homelike environments

Updated fire safety regulations could encourage more home-like healthcare environments while increasing security to safeguard against wandering, according to a proposed rule announced Monday.

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