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All over the map: Factoring geography into board diversity

All over the map: Factoring geography into board diversity

Long-term care and other healthcare organizations are looking to diversify the membership of their boards of directors, and rightly so. Increasingly, diversity is a cornerstone of board health and success. It is critically important that trustees offer diverse and distinct viewpoints, as well as represent the varied constituencies which they serve

Most healthcare organizations have written CEO severance agreement, survey finds

More than 80% of healthcare organizations have a written severance agreement with their CEO, according to a new survey.

Late-career leverage: Upheaval spells opportunity

Late-career leverage: Upheaval spells opportunity

Whatever the situation, "experienced" long-term care leaders looking for work need to understand that the landscape is different.

Polhemus promoted to senior partner at Witt/Kieffer

Polhemus promoted to senior partner at Witt/Kieffer

Rachel L. Polhemus has been promoted from consultant to senior partner at Witt/Kieffer, after working at the firm for nearly 10 years.

Medical device tax could affect long-term care supplies

A medical device excise tax scheduled to hit Jan. 1 is causing uncertainty among manufacturers and providers, a healthcare expert recently noted. The 2.3% tax will affect sales of Food & Drug Administration-approved devices that are used by a physician or in a physician's office.

Medical device tax could crimp long-term care supplies, hike cost, dampen innovation, expert says

Medical device tax could crimp long-term care supplies, hike cost, dampen innovation, expert says

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A medical device excise tax scheduled to hit Jan. 1 is causing uncertainty among manufacturers and providers, a healthcare expert said Monday.

Knowing when it's time to go

Knowing when it's time to go

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Retirement is not for everyone. Exhibit A is my father, who enjoyed retirement from being a school superintendent for about five minutes before he became a part-time consultant. Exhibit B is a long-term care executive I know who will be carried out on a gurney before giving up control of his domain.

Long-term care looks for leaders as healthcare industry adds jobs

Long-term care looks for leaders as healthcare industry adds jobs

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A new rise in healthcare jobs is good news for executives in senior care, an expert said Friday.

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