There’s no reason to wonder if you think operators seem to be a bit tense and morose lately as they look to the future.
I had known Joe for a couple of years before visiting him at home. It was an unfortunate set of circumstances that caused it, but they planted the first seeds for my infatuation with an often unappreciated major city. Joe was my college roommate, but in the spring of junior year, he was suddenly torn…
This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services presented some 2,500 nursing homes with quite a gift: an additional seven days to avoid a fine for missing a new vaccination reporting deadline. Who says regulators are all about meting out punishments? CMS has yet to postulate publicly on why so many nursing homes (about…
Beware the bullish expert. You never know what they’ve sharpened their “horns” on.
With all the talk of impending acquisitions this spring, it’s hard not to think of skilled nursing facilities as commodities to be bandied about for the right price — or shuttered if they don’t produce enough “value.”
For many operators, arbitration agreements are surely one of the best things to happen in a long time.
Marry or Mary? It turns out you need to take both for better or worse.
Here in the Mid-Atlantic, it’s finally beach season, even if the ocean is still a brisk 60 degrees. We’ll set off for the Delaware shore in a few weeks in our big ol’ SUV, with a roof rack loaded down with a paddleboard and a kayak and a rental company’s worth of bikes strapped precariously…
It might be advisable for long-term care operators to prepare for a two-stroke labor challenge. The first part should look pretty familiar: replacing those who are already checked out.
The last word one might ever think of pairing with “COVID-19” could be “carnival.” But that’s the vibe that’s been growing lately.
This week, I had the pleasure of meeting a new doctor who’ll be helping one of my kids navigate a chronic condition. I sat in my office, not hers, on a comfy chair I dragged in from the kitchen. My daughter snuggled up next to me on a matching seat and got right to work…
“Our employees are our greatest asset.” How often have I heard that or a similar claim over the years?
Many eyes of the long-term care world are focused on an unexpected place this week. It rests just north of the so-called “Cheddar Curtain.”
To too many providers, “mandate” remains a dirty word when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations.
Long-term care organizations just received two bits of very encouraging news.
How does two-tenths of one penny sound as a reward for all you’ve endured? I say it’s a good start and take it for what it’s worth.
Much of the news we cover here at McKnight’s isn’t exactly sexy.
Janet Yellen insists inflation is not something we need to be terribly concerned about. Yet it has been on my mind quite a bit lately. Perhaps it should be on yours, as well.
It’s time to take pride in what you and your colleagues have done to weather the coronavirus upheaval.
If you work with managed care (and who doesn’t anymore), chances are pretty good you’re already on a collision course that’s been accelerated lately