Advancing Excellence searching for another new leader
Apr 17, 2013
A high-profile long-term care quality group has begun search plans for another new executive director, just six months after filling the position previously.
The future of antipsychotics
Jun 05, 2012
It turns out McKnight’s Editor Jim Berklan is psychic, or at least a well-read prognosticator of long-term care.
Push to decrease antipsychotics use has only just begun
James M. Berklan
Mar 14, 2012
If you feel like you’ve been reading a lot about antipsychotics lately, you’re not alone.
Nursing homes should be penalized for overuse of antipsychotic medications for dementia residents, federal...
Dec 01, 2011
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services should penalize physicians and nursing homes that continue to inappropriately prescribe and administer antipsychotic medications to dementia residents, regulators...
Nursing homes should embrace rehospitalization prevention, advocate says
Oct 25, 2011
Nursing homes have important tools at their disposal to help prevent rehospitalizations among their own residents, a leading advocate told McKnight’s at last week’s LeadingAge annual meeting.
Provider groups dig in for long fight against more Medicare and Medicaid cuts
Aug 05, 2011
With Medicare cuts still on the table for the soon-to-be-created congressional “super committee,” provider groups have been busy quantifying the results of further cuts to nursing homes.
Gifford, Phillips named to nursing home campaign
May 23, 2011
Two leading long-term care experts are the new co-chairs of a quality initiative for nursing homes.