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Dec. 8 webinar to discuss importance of patient data sharing during pandemic

An upcoming webinar will address the importance of patient data sharing during COVID-19 and the flu season. During the presentation, which will take place on Tuesday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. ET, Brenda Hopkins, chief health information officer for J2 Cloud Services, and Michele Darnell, chief commercial officer for Secure Exchange Solutions, will talk about…

30% of nursing home residents with dementia are undernourished, new global report states

Product Theater on Dec. 1 to focus on dementia, hiring

Attendees of the McKnight’s Product Theater on Dec. 1 will provide demonstrations on both dementia and an applicant tracking system. Session 1, which Acadia Pharmaceuticals is sponsoring, will highlight how dementia and neuropsychiatric symptoms affect residents, caregivers and society. Session 2, which HealthcareSource is sponsoring, will highlight the ways an applicant tracking system can enhance the hiring…

Thanksgiving heartburn in store? CMS may release final rule on Medicare Part B therapy cuts this week

There may be more awaiting long-term care providers this week than meals of turkey, stuffing and mashed potatoes. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services may release its final rule regarding cuts to Medicare Part B therapy services, according to Cynthia Morton, executive director of the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL).

COVID-19 puts rehab patients, providers in uncharted territory

The pandemic has forced rehabilitation providers to re-examine their modes of practice as they deal with the effects of COVID-19 on nursing home residents and staff, two rehab leaders said recently during a special rehab symposium of the annual conference of the National Association for the Support of Long Term Care (NASL).

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A long-term care leader’s sphere of influence

It’s conference time for long-term care, and COVID-19 is on the menu. A lot of it. Just look at the lineup for Wednesday, Day 2 of the LeadingAge annual conference. Among the offerings: “Staff and Resident Screening Technology During COVID-19,” “PR Lessons From COVID-19: Where Do We Go From Here,” and “Skilled Nursing Quality Care:…

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