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McKnight's Long-Term Care News, October 2018, Feature 1, Resident Security

Safer than ever

Like anything, the wave of innovation sweeping resident security could leave some staff feeling overwhelmed. Still, tech adoption in this space is a fait accompli.

November 2018 LTCN, Page 36, Feature 1, Finance, Don't Bank on Tsunami

Potential residents will be plentiful for long-term operators in the very near future, but will service offerings be up to the task?

Demographic analysis clearly shows long-term care will have a substantially larger number of potential residents within the next five to seven years. Some long-term care leaders have predicted as a matter of course that  the large incoming wave between 2020 and 2023 will more than offset any declines in census and allow the industry a…

How to do it…Best technology for professional development

The aspirations of long-term care workers are under more scrutiny than ever before. Career paths seem constantly in flux. Indeed, some would emphasize they should be that way. But one thing stays constant — the need for professional development: what’s important, as well as how and when to get it. Technology can boost careers as…

How to do it… Succeeding with PDPM

The new Patient-Driven Payment Model, which is scheduled to start next October, could revolutionize the way therapy services are provided and paid for. Stakeholders have voiced various concerns, a major one being the plan’s variable per-diem rate. The new model also could lead to a more medically complex patient population and increase the need for prescription drugs and pharmacy services.

DEL-ivering the goods

The long-term care profession’s latest ‘Big Data’ initiative is making a noticeable splash in the early going, but wary stakeholders wonder: Will it be sustainable?

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