Unvaccinated residents had triple rate of COVID in Kentucky nursing home’s March outbreak: CDC
Apr 22, 2021
Vaccinated nursing home residents and staff members appeared to have a distinct advantage during a recent COVID-19 outbreak, agency investigators found.
COVID cases rise in 15 states; variant fuels outbreak in Kentucky nursing home
Mar 22, 2021
The average U.S. case rate is falling, but almost a third of states have seen an increase, and one Kentucky facility’s outbreak shows how new COVID-19 variants and vaccination play a role in continued...
COVID-19 variant fuels outbreak among nursing home residents, vaccinated or not
Mar 19, 2021
A previously unidentified variant of COVID-19 has infected both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents of a Kentucky nursing home, making clear that providers must remain vigilant about exposure even after...
CMS approves contactless tracking in Kentucky nursing homes
Mar 18, 2021
The agency has approved a $6.7 million proposal by Trilogy Health Services for a smart-entry screening platform to be implemented across 285 Kentucky Medicare-certified nursing homes.
Coronavirus reinfections in Kentucky nursing home worse second time around, officials say
Feb 26, 2021
Five residents of a skilled nursing facility tested positive twice for SARS-CoV-2 in separate outbreaks three months apart, before vaccines were available. The disease course was more severe in the second...
Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates team up
Jul 15, 2014
Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates have announced an expanded partnership that will place the Diagnotes mobile and web-based clinical communication system.
Emerging state approach to long-term care gives ‘criminal intent’ a whole new meaning
Jun 09, 2014
States are beginning to consider a bizarre new long-term care strategy that has many providers rightfully concerned.
KY helping Trilogy grow
Oct 01, 2013
Trilogy Health Services, which operates 76 senior living communities in the Midwest, is looking to expand its headquarters to support significant growth.
Kentucky lawsuit clarity: Better than bourbon
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Apr 02, 2013
Kentucky may well be remembered for something better than its bourbon and horse races. In early February, the Kentucky Senate passed a bill where the claimants have to go before a review panel prior to...
Seroquel maker to pay $5.5M in latest settlement related to off-label use of the antipsychotic drug
Feb 13, 2013
Drugmaker AstraZeneca recently settled a lawsuit with the state of Kentucky over allegations of improperly marketing its atypical antipsychotic drug Seroquel. Under the settlement, the London-based pharmaceutical...