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Hear how Riverside Lodge met the challenge of achieving true person-centered care at McKnight's Dec. 4 free webcast. With the right technological help, Riverside leveraged an e-call system to improve resident safety, increase staff efficiency and better learn the needs of each resident. Featured speaker Deb Friend, Riverside's administrator, will give frontline information on how others can do it too. The event begins at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Leading health, aging services and consumer advocates will meet next Friday (Dec. 10) in Washington to examine the development of "person-centered" quality measures for the elderly and frail. The first summit meeting of the Long-Term Quality Alliance aims to capitalize on opportunities provided through the Affordable Care Act.