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Lois A. Bowers

Lois A. Bowers

Lois has spent almost her entire career covering healthcare, the business of healthcare and related topics via journalism or public relations. She holds a master's degree in journalism and mass communication from Kent State University (media management) and is the recipient of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award as well as other honors.

Most recent articles by Lois A. Bowers

Inside Long-Term Care 2019: Swisslog Healthcare

[PARTNER CONTENT] Swisslog Healthcare’s Huan K. Nguyen, R.Ph., VP, LTC business development, describes the benefits of the company’s automated on-site medication dispensing system for both the pharmacy and long-term care facilities. Medication is packaged on demand, improving workflow efficiency and eliminating waste.

Inside Long-Term Care 2019: MatrixCare

[PARTNER CONTENT] Gary Pederson, executive vice president of connected health and wellness at MatrixCare, shares with McKnight’s Long-Term Care News some of the exciting new developments at the company, including its recent acquisition by ResMed and its initiatives in the health and wellness space, supporting communities with the technology to help keep their residents out of the hospital.

Inside Long-Term Care 2019: Pioneer

[PARTNER CONTENT] Is your facility powered up to handle the critical computing necessary in the modern LTPAC community? Ian Gelenter, senior vice president at Pioneer, discusses what’s required, and how it impacts outcomes and real-time documentation.

Inside Long-Term Care 2019: VCPI

[PARTNER CONTENT] Given the dazzling array of technology options available to operators, it’s easy to get distracted by all the “shiny new objects.” At VCPI, explains Gary Jones, GM of customer experience, the goal is to help operators understand what makes sense for their business. VPCI takes the guesswork out of IT, so operators can focus on their core competencies.

Inside Long-Term Care 2019: Sharps Compliance

Wanda Lingner, director of regulatory compliance at Sharps Compliance, shares her expertise in medical waste management, detailing some of the different methods for medication disposal in long-term care facilities – including how the EPA’s new rules impact communities. Lingner, who has RN and BSN designations, also reveals how the company’s MedSafe receptacle saves LTC communities money and staff time.

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