April 2018 39 4 Issue of McKnight's Long Term Care News
April 2018 issue of McKnight's Long-Term Care News
Despite efforts by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to clarify Medicare rules via its coverage manuals and local coverage determinations, some rules are ...
IT expands its horizons: From furnaces to food service, a wealth of software services are available to deliver well-timed attention to physical plant issues that don't involve direct resident care
While some solutions are just beginning to realize their potential, others are evolving beyond the wildest expectations.
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Ask the care expert
At my facility, they are mixing pressure ulcer with other terms. What's correct to use in documenting?
Ask the treatment expert
We are evaluating preventive and therapeutic support surfaces for our beds. What should we consider most?
Ask the nursing expert
My company just announced the purchase of a new electronic health record system. As the director of nursing, how can I smooth the nursing department's ...
Ask the payment expert
Has the new survey process really changed much?
Payment & policy
Providers taking part in a Medicare experiment saved money by funneling care away from skilled nursing facilities and toward physician services, according to a new ...
A pair of Congressional subcommittees focused on oversight have banded together to examine ways to reduce Medicaid fraud and waste.
Ask the legal expert
A member of our executive team is going through a divorce where his ex-wife alleges physical abuse. What should we do?
When the agents of government come together for a cause, the results can impress, as Rockingham County demonstrates
How to do it…
Memory care often calls for unique and innovative approaches in every facet of dementia residents' facility experience, and dining is no exception. Experts offer valuable ...
A day in the life
Those wearable pendants and sensors that promise to alert caregivers if a senior is about to, or has just experienced, a fall may not be ...
I know how much you look to me for guidance and insights in navigating the uber-complicated world of long-term care.
The other shoe finally dropped for the one-time largest nursing home chain in the country.
A New Jersey provider is testing out telemedicine services in its skilled-nursing facilities, in the hope that it might cut back on unnecessary ER visits.
Why would anyone who lives in the Chicago area ever need 700 more pages of Michael Jordan, I thought when I saw the gift. We ...
Ruth Katz, SVP Public Policy LeadingAge