Prediabetes in seniors doesn’t usually predict progression, study finds
Feb 09, 2021
Older adults were more likely to either regain normal glucose regulation or to die during a six-year follow-up than to become diabetic, the researchers report.
Where are we going with long-term care?
Robert L. Kane, M.D.
Mar 27, 2017
Long-term care was never planned. It was never even consistently defined. A generally useful definition is that it is a set of services to assist persons who have lost, or never acquired, basic capabilities...
Inclement weather is here, and so is increased elopement danger
Dec 09, 2014
I was fortunate to be able to spend the past week visiting London, which was a good reminder that perception of weather is partially dependent on where you are from, where you live, and whether you have...
The tie between revenue and risk managment
Tim Goux and Scout Blount
Oct 20, 2014
By providing the best level of care, a provider will help ensure resident satisfaction as well as foster a positive work environment for employees. Poor quality will affect a provider’s revenue stream.
Sanchez joins Pendulum LLC
May 12, 2014
John Sanchez has joined Pendulum LLC as its Vice President Compliance – Risk Management. He begins June 1.
Reducing the threat of carbon monoxide poisoning
Apr 28, 2014
More than 400 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning every year, and fatalities are highest among older adults. Though CO is a threat to every residential facility, long-term care facilities should...
Maryland-based PSA Insurance & Financial Services has bought Councill, a risk management and insurance company specializing in long-term care.
Are risk management and corporate compliance necessary?
Feb 21, 2014
Risk Management and Corporate Compliance are both integral components of effective administration and both are necessary within the healthcare setting.
Program to reduce hospital readmissions would link nursing homes with partners
Mar 15, 2012
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is setting aside $128 million for organizations that collaborate with nursing homes to establish programs that prevent residents from going back to hospitals...
Retirees’ long-term care risk management plans may not be realistic, actuaries find
Mar 25, 2011
Planning for long-term care continues to be a major concern for many facing retirement, but their risk-management plans need some improvement, according to a new report from the Society of Actuaries.