Unless you have actually attended NIC conferences, it’s hard to appreciate just how unique and helpful these events are.
I don’t know about you, but with all the hype during the run-up to PDPM implementation on Oct. 1, it’s beginning to feel a little like the morning of the third-grade Halloween party.
Take a moment to write down the major trends in this market and how long they are likely to last and — more importantly — how they have and likely will affect your organization.
I fear that we may be in the midst of a damaging cycle driven by unrealistic expectations, and Hurricane Dorian is going to show us why.
Whether most operators are paranoid is a matter of conjecture. But it’s no secret that many feel they have a big ol’ target on their backs. Maybe that sentiment derives from decades of battles with heavy-handed regulators.
Providers could use some good, old discernment nowadays. This is especially true in light of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma’s latest comments.
Thanks for the tales and tails.
In the best of times, long-term care delivers a stressful way to make a living. And few would describe current conditions the best of times.
The United States needs to start training about 1,600 geriatricians per year for the next decade in order to keep up with demand, one estimate posited.
Pressures on immigrants can hurt long-term care in numerous ways.
Another month, another arbitration victory.
If INTERACT used to be the Tom Cruise of the long-term care world, then RAFT is Chris Hemsworth.
Good headlines are often hard to come by in the long-term care business, making this provider’s move all the more genius.
Many things make long-term care unique. For one, you’d be hard pressed to find a sector where angels and devils intermingle so regularly.
I fell badly on pavement Tuesday, and if nothing else, it gave me new empathy for your residents.
A spotlight has been moved to a new job title in long-term care, and the timing couldn’t be better.
The diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s in their mothers when they were ages 19 and 31, respectively, helped Carrie Shaw and Jacob Hamman reshape their careers.f
Midnight parties, $17 per hour aide wages and an aggressive acquisition strategy? They’re at it again.
If you are trying to do right while doing good when it comes to your employees, an extremely valuable tool might soon be coming your way.
The question of gender inclusivity through the long-term care and senior living markets can raise complicated issues.