There are lies, damn lies and statistics. That’s how Mark Twain is famously credited with characterizing research numbers.
Well, the fall conference season kicked off in Phoenix last week.
Hypotheses about the value of COVID-19 vaccinations for long-term care staff could be blown out of the water soon.
Normally, my family spends Labor Day weekend at a rustic cabin in the wooded foothills of Western Maryland, nestled just between the Pennsylvania and West Virginia borders. There’s no TV, spotty (if any) cell phone coverage and very few unwelcome distractions from the lifelong friends we drive hours to see. But for the second year…
iI some ways, we are now involved in a civil war. This modern-day battle pits those in favor of COVID-19 vaccinations against those who remain opposed.
Maybe there’s something to the saying that if you howl loud and long enough, you’ll get somebody’s attention.
Hurricane Ida’s remnants inundated parts of New Jersey with up to 10 inches of rain in violent downpours last Wednesday, but an outpouring of support from the state’s largest private nursing home operator is also worth noting.
After O’Connor family gatherings, it’s always the outrageous attendees who are remembered and later talked about. Nursing home operators can relate, as they’re being reminded yet again after a Hurricane Ida-related debacle.
Sometimes you can sleep off a bad mood. This is not one of those times in long-term care.
Some see a troubling trend growing in nursing home ownership.
The knives are out, now that former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo has resigned.
As with Afghanistan, some veterans homes have collapsed under the weight of a crisis, despite the backing of the U.S. government.
Elon Musk is apparently not satisfied with disrupting the transportation, space exploration and telecommunications sectors. Now he is setting his sights on long-term care.
Will Wednesday’s White House announcement that COVID-19 vaccinations will be mandated for nursing home employees be a dealbreaker? It depends.
It’s going to take more than just money to entice people into healthcare and get them to stay
So I went outside this morning and there they were. Three teenage boys. Waiting for the school bus. That was one quick summer.
I don’t know what was more shocking this week: A warning that federal regulators might actually double the amount they could trim from nursing home reimbursement rates next year or the way some veteran providers took that news as par for the course. It was just a few happy weeks ago that the Centers for…
If diseases recognized borders, we might never have been in this mess.
The federal government is urging providers to get staff vaccinated against COVID-19. The major trade groups in this field are doing the same.
“Humble Sky [Ages of the Uninhibited Mind],” is Stuart Greenbaum’s first work of fiction. Let’s hope it’s not his last.