Providers anxious for $30 million in relief six months after it was promised
Dec 16, 2022
On June 23, skilled nursing providers in Rhode Island cheered as the just-passed state budget promised them $30 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds.
One-third of older adults say clinicians neglect their care preferences
Apr 06, 2022
Income, race and insurance status play an outsized role in whether a patient’s care preferences are taken into account by providers, according to a survey of 36,000 led in part by LeadingAge.
Clinical Briefs for Monday, April 13
Apr 12, 2020
More than 2,200 COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes … Lack of data, testing puts residents at risk of coronavirus: provider survey … More evidence found that ultrasound can aid in delivering future Alzheimer’s...
Providers at risk of COVID-19 exposure offered online safety training: NIH
Mar 28, 2020
A virtual safety training program developed with private sector e-learning companies is now accessible on the agency’s website.
Medicare rules might have to be relaxed to give hospitals more say in where patients go for post-acute care, members of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission proposed at a recent meeting in Washington,...
Men are moving into memory care units at a 14% faster pace than women, referral service finds
Oct 10, 2014
Men have been moving into memory care units at a faster rate than women, and providers are adjusting their services to this demographic shift, according to findings released Wednesday by a large senior...
Supreme Court to rule on whether providers can sue states over inadequate Medicaid rates
Oct 06, 2014
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on whether private sector healthcare providers can sue states to increase Medicaid reimbursements, the high court announced Thursday. Based on previous rulings,...
LINK conference celebrates 10th anniversary
Jul 17, 2014
The Lincoln Intelligence Group will holds its 10th annual LINK Conference from July 21 to July 23 at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers. Ninety provider companies have been invited to participate.
New tool may help improve ostomy care
Jan 01, 2014
Providers caring for ostomy patients can soon use an algorithm that helps improve care management and patient safety, its proponents claim.
Aging experts in Dallas, Washington broadcast the same message: Chronic disease is not inevitable with...
Oct 30, 2013
There was synergy between Dallas and Washington, D.C., on Tuesday. Prominent speakers at the LeadingAge conference in Dallas addressed what it means to age well and how people’s understanding of...