Study: Leadership support yields better job satisfaction for infection prevention workers
Sep 15, 2023
Leadership support may be just what healthcare workers — and particularly infection preventionists — at long-term care communities need to avoid burnout.
State’s new workforce law could be national model to solve SNF staffing problems
Jessica R. Towhey
Mar 28, 2023
A new law in Kentucky could serve as a national model to help stem the workforce crisis in nursing homes through public-private partnerships to fund education programs for more nurses and aides.
Feds ramp up nursing home sanctions for poor care performance
Oct 24, 2022
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will more aggressively enforce accountability in its Special Focus Facilities (SFF) Program, the Biden Administration said Friday.
That’s just common sense! Why staff often miss the mark
May 03, 2022
Most leaders I know had a pretty great parent or two who raised them. Those parents worked hard in at least one job if not more while their children were growing up. Those parents also set the stage...
Overcoming workforce challenges
Mar 23, 2022
The long-term care industry is no stranger to workforce challenges. Workforce recruitment and retention are two challenges that have been persistent for years. Now, add a pandemic. The pandemic has shifted...
Lessons learned: If I knew then what I know now
Nancy Anderson, RN, MA
Jan 06, 2017
When one year closes and another begins, I tend to get reflective about my life. I think about things for which I feel enormously grateful, ponder accomplishments for which I feel very proud, and...
HealthcareSource to be acquired
May 05, 2015
Technology private equity firm Francisco Partners will buy HealthcareSource, the companies announced last week.
iTacit Healthcare signs with Innovatix
Mar 18, 2015
iTacit Healthcare has signed an agreement with Innovatix, a group purchasing organization, the companies announced.
Is healthcare compliance on life support?
Oct 17, 2014
Assisted living, long-term care and nursing homes — the senior living industry —is one of the most challenging and compliance-driven industries in the U.S.