U.S. COVID-19 strategy must veer to protecting the vulnerable, experts say
Mar 22, 2022
When planning for a future with COVID-19, some clinicians believe that the public health focus should turn from stopping transmission to protecting those most likely to become severely ill, according to...
Multiple states using strike teams to combat COVID-19 in nursing homes
Aug 24, 2020
Multiple local and state health officials are leveraging strike teams to help nursing home providers fighting coronavirus outbreaks in their facilities. The strategy is proven to be helpful for many states...
When one future strategy isn’t enough
Jun 06, 2016
You are unlikely to meet many people who understand this field quite like Robert G. Kramer. When he talks about what skilled care operators should be doing to get past the turbulent years to come, it’s...
Study to examine Medicaid-centric nursing homes that excel
Jan 26, 2015
Evidence-based reasons for why some nursing homes serving Medicaid-heavy populations outperform others will soon be available.
You won’t believe where a great source for LTC insight is waiting
Aug 18, 2014
Leaders in this field seem to have an unquenchable thirst for new insights.
Ideas on smart growth
May 13, 2014
Grow or die. Some may disagree to the boldness of this statement, but it is true. An organization may be a strong, solid operation, but if status quo is a comfort zone, at some point, the surrounding space...
For anyone in long-term care, these are uncertain times
Dec 16, 2013
Two questions give senior living leaders countless hours of lost sleep. The first seems fairly objective: What does it take to be successful in this field? The second is about as personal as it gets: Do...
Effective techniques imperative to providing great oral healthcare
Jul 02, 2013
Long-term care nurses should embrace personal connections with residents to help them relax and allow oral healthcare, a specialist said recently.
Nursing home evacuation guidelines unveiled at Hurricane Summit
May 09, 2008
Attendees at the Hurricane Summit in Orlando this week released new criteria for the safe evacuation of nursing home residents in the event of a natural disaster.
Skilled nursing facilities find new opportunities, new challenges with 60% rule
Apr 01, 2008
Since the reduction of the so-called 75% Rule to 60%, SNFs have to work even harder to attract Part A therapy residents