April 01, 2015 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: April 01, 2015

Reinventing Rehab

Reinventing rehab

SNFs have increased their presence in rehab for years, and now many need to replace, restore or otherwise reinvigorate their programs.

Patrick Conway

CMS: Quality is improving

A comprehensive review of Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ quality measurement efforts since 2006 paints a mostly positive picture of quality measurements in nursing homes.

Dehydration is hard to change

A systematic review of 23 published research studies on the risk of dehydration in people 65 and older left researchers with little conclusive evidence about causes or a solution, investigators reported in the Annals of Long-Term Care.

Susie Mix

60 Seconds … with Susie Mix

Managed care is being seen as the answer to control our significantly increased healthcare costs. With the magnitude at which managed care is growing and spreading throughout the nation, it is evident managed care is here to stay for quite some time.

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