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

Family alleges long-term care facility banned them due to social media posts, files lawsuit

Family members of a Texas long-term care resident have sued the facility where she lives, claiming they were banned from visiting due to their social media posts, according to a publication covering legal proceedings in the state.

Antipsychotic use tied to acute kidney injury, increasing pressure on nursing home reduction efforts

Older people who take antipsychotic medications are at a markedly increased risk of acute kidney injury, according to newly published research findings out of Canada. The study further supports ongoing efforts to reduce the number of nursing home residents on these drugs.

Genesis, Skilled Healthcare merger to create huge long-term care provider with more than 500 facilities

Genesis, Skilled Healthcare merger to create huge long-term care provider with more than 500 facilities

Genesis HealthCare and Skilled Healthcare Group Inc. will merge to create a single long-term and post-acute care company with more than 500 facilities nationwide, the providers announced Tuesday.

Hackers steal HIPAA-protected info of 4.5 million people from hospital network

Long-term care and other provider types already have been on the alert for large-scale computer breaches, and their concerns likely will be stoked by news that one of the nation's largest hospital organizations has been hacked. The personal information of about 4.5 million patients was compromised in the cyber-attack, Community Health Systems announced in a regulatory filing Monday.

Aggressive blood pressure treatment does not increase fall risk after all, study says

Taking aggressive measures to lower older adults' blood pressure may not increase their risk of falls, contrary to conventional wisdom, according to recently published research findings.

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