Researchers want dementia patients, caregivers to get more from online portals
Feb 29, 2024
People with dementia, as well as their family members and caregivers, often interact with clinicians and healthcare professionals by using patient portals. A new study looked at how to identify messages...
Smart care, wise choices: Navigating AI integration in SNFs
Jan 04, 2024
The rapid progress of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is set to reshape various healthcare sectors, with high expectations that AI will deliver on the promise of unlocking patient data for personalized medicine. ...
Study: Half of people with osteoporosis don’t get details on fracture risk, but they want it
Nov 22, 2023
Most people who are diagnosed with osteoporosis want information on their fracture risk, but about only half of them receive it, a new study found.
Building trust and mitigating litigation risks: Proactive steps for SNF leadership
Jun 05, 2023
As litigation continues to pose significant challenges for skilled nursing facilities, it becomes crucial for SNF leadership teams to proactively address the underlying factors that can lead to legal disputes. ...
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Feb 28, 2023
I have learned from all my years in management that not everyone communicates the same way. And as a manager, we need to allow people to communicate to us in their own way. I may be a type A, bottom-line...
Staff turnover hurting nurse-physician communication, study finds
May 05, 2022
Ongoing staffing shortages in nursing homes are making it difficult for nurses to communicate and efficiently share changes in conditions for residents, a new study has found.
Introducing the new face of your economic buyer
Feb 24, 2022
Thirty-nine million economic buyers, otherwise known as adult children, are ignored in the current senior care system.
Taking control back
Oct 19, 2021
I think it’s important that we recognize the impact COVID has had on our staff — and in some cases, recognize the damage it has done. Our staff are experiencing dissatisfaction and disconnection at...
Sep 15, 2021
Testing our leadership skills, especially our communication skills, is certainly difficult these days. Effective communication is always a challenge, but when our emotions are running high and exhaustion...
Use the ‘5 C’s’ to tackle COVID vaccine hesitancy, physicians say
Jun 04, 2021
The reasons for vaccine hesitancy — a delay in acceptance or refusal to be vaccinated — can be boiled down to five important factors that may help clinicians understand and better approach this issue,...