The federal government wants to know whether patient-privacy rules are keeping nursing homes and other providers from better coordination with each other.
A smaller sized facility and no chain ownership were among the factors correlated to whether relatives were happy about their loved one’s stay, a University of Minnesota study finds.
Employees at one Buffalo nursing home will share a sizable bonus received as recognition for its high-quality care. The Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center announced Thursday that workers at its Schoellkopf Health Center stand to earn a share of an $85,000 performance award from the state. Those dollars came by way of New York’s Nursing…
North Dakota providers say governor is shortchanging LTC facilities … Family disputes nursing home’s claim that fall from wheelchair was suicide … Experts detail 4 steps to better manage behavioral health issues in long-term care … ‘Record’ number of SNFs close in Maine
New data shows there was an unexpected increase in occupancy at skilled nursing facilities, following up the previous quarter’s record low.
Providers are blasting a proposal from the federal government that would penalize legal immigrants for using Medicaid, arguing it could hurt the long-term care industry and its residents.
A nursing home attempting to recoup on unpaid bills must start with a deceased resident’s estate, rather than his spouse, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Twelve attorneys general voice opposition to teen health-worker rule … Managed care program forces senior out of federally subsidized housing for smoking medical marijuana … AHCA supports act that would take public health approach to addressing Alzheimer’s disease
Every facility has at least one woman who is an unsung hero. Now McKnight’s is giving providers a chance to recognize and honor them on a national stage.
Healthcare made the most hires in November, though SNF additions were down … Meanwhile, field could create 1.1M new jobs by 2026 … New CDC data shows stark divides in nursing home use across country … U.S. Senator: Don’t push private plans to the detriment of traditional Medicare
A New York-based think tank is blasting a proposed law change that nursing home advocates say would help ease the field’s staffing struggles.
The chief executive of struggling Five Star Senior Living is stepping down at the end of the month, the company announced Tuesday afternoon.
Medicare for All would essentially eliminate private health coverage, and most providers, including those in long-term care, balk at more government regulatory authority over healthcare.
Sexual encounters between residents with dementia at a nursing facility may not have been truly consensual, and the government was within their rights to fine the facility accordingly, a court said last week.
Wisconsin raised wages for senior care workers in budget, but some hope to boost further to $11 per hour … Shingles shot shortage continues … Pharmacy owner sentenced in $2.5 million Medicare fraud scheme
Long-term care providers, associations, and colleges will make history when a variety of their top leaders meet for the first time at a newly created academic summit in June.
Experts who advise Congress on Medicare policy are — once again — recommending no pay boost for skilled nursing facilities.
The head of the industry’s largest trade group blasted federal payment levels after the government released new healthcare spending data, showing little growth for the sector.
An investment firm with vast expertise in long-term care is recommending six strategies that nursing homes can pursue to battle shrinking margins.
Long-term care operators may get more time to meet generator requirement … Hospital experts arrive at county nursing home to try and right the ship … Settlement reached in wrongful death suit against Golden View