Changes to SNF inspections, staffing requirements and new quality measures coming in April, CMS says
Mar 06, 2019
The federal government is further tightening the screws on regulation of nursing home staffing and quality, with a big shakeup starting as soon as next month.
Miller consults with Five Star
Apr 22, 2014
Five Star Quality Care, Inc. has joined forces with celebrity chef Brad Miller to create new dishes for residents.
Five Star makes changes to rely less on public funding
Nov 01, 2013
Five Star Quality Care recently transferred operations of two rehabilitation hospitals in Massachusetts to Reliant Hospital Partners, marking the latest move in the company’s dramatic shift toward...
Shining some light on the new Five Star system
Sep 05, 2012
The Five Star overall score is comprised of three domains: Survey, Staffing and Quality Measures. This month, look a little deeper into the overall Five Star Scores.
Why ‘Staffing to the Stars’ isn’t enough: How to make the right staffing decisions
Aug 09, 2012
Operators should try to hire RNs whenever they have a vacant position for a licensed nurse — the increased hourly wage will be more than offset by the increased revenue and decreased costs. Nonetheless,...
Labor management practices to be discussed on McKnight’s webcast
Jun 22, 2011
The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Wal-Mart on Monday in a major class-action lawsuit accusing the corporation of sex discrimination. In a 5-4 vote, the justices decided the world’s largest private...