Everything is driven by staffing quality, surveys and stars
Jan 24, 2023
In this podcast, we talk about an issue that has risen to the “crisis” level in healthcare. Staffing shortages are being felt across the healthcare sectors — in acute care, ambulatory and...
The bird is the word at South Dakota nursing home
Jan 24, 2023
They say that birds of a feather flock together. Today, the residents of Good Samaritan Society-Sioux Falls Center, in Sioux Falls, SD, may not have feathers but they’ve flocked to a new friend with...
Rein it in. Deputy Lanclos is on patrol at this Louisiana nursing home
Jan 18, 2023
Christopher Lanclos has faced his fair share of trials and tribulations from the day he was born. Now resident of Hammond Nursing Home, Lanclos wasn’t supposed to live past a few weeks after an accident...
It takes a (winter) village…
Jan 10, 2023
Ed Templin has lived all over the place in his life. Originally from Kentucky, he also called Illinois, Maryland and Arizona home before settling in Ohio, where he has lived since 1954. Being the son of...
On PREP Act, ‘still too early to tell’ whether providers will be immune
Jan 09, 2023
Nearly three years since it was triggered, it’s “still too early to tell” how well the federal Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act will protect nursing homes and other healthcare...
‘The best way to be at the top of the food chain’ — An expert’s advice for skilled nursing operators
Jan 03, 2023
By 2030, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services forecasts all Medicare beneficiaries will be in accountable care programs. Yet federal regulators are currently undervaluing skilled care partners...
Pharmacy partnerships: How to get to operational excellence
Dec 22, 2022
A lot of precise, behind-the-scenes steps must take place to achieve true operational excellence between provider and a pharmacy partner. If done right, most people may never see these steps taken. But...
Skilled nursing lessons learned 1 year post-tornado
Dec 19, 2022
In December 2021, tornado sirens sounded throughout Arkansas and Kentucky, and a deadly EF3 twister ripped through the Monette Manor nursing home. Inside, 67 residents huddled together under the protection...
How to gain radical flexibility and improvestaff development in 2023, and beyond
Dec 15, 2022
Many providers have been embracing a new approach to nurse scheduling that promises to help ease some of the burdens caused by the pandemic and subsequent nurse burnout and staffing shortages.
On the Money 2022 (formerly Dealmaker’s Handbook)
Dec 14, 2022
Digital version of the 2022 On the Money supplement Download the 2022 On the Money supplement (PDF)