Home | About Us | Avalon Call Solution | History Of Avalon | Services | Contact Us | Request A Catalog   
Navigation

  Home
 
  About Us
 
  Avalon Call Solution
 
  History Of Avalon
 
  Services
 
  News Feed
 
  Social Media
 
  Videos
 
  Request A Catalog
 
  Products
 
  New Vendor Downloads


 
McKnight's Latest Articles

Latest articles from McKnight's Long Term Care News

Bookmark and Share

SNFs to pay $6.9 million to settle kickback,... Four facilities owned by California's largest nursing home operator have agreed to pay $6.9 million to settle kickback-for-referral allegations, authorities announced Thursday.

More...
Improper fee-for-service Medicare payments at... Improper fee-for-service payment rates in the Medicare program dropped from 11% in 2016 to 9.5% in 2017 — the lowest rate since 2013, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services reported.

More...
LTC not always valuable at end of life to... Seniors with serious mental illness don't often seek out skilled nursing care at the end of their lives, recently released survey results show.

More...
Happy Long-Term Care Day! I had a birthday recently. OK, more than just recently. Tuesday. My long-term care colleagues were kind, supportive and treated me to an exquisite lunch. But the rest I've had to deal with on my own.

More...
Beware of the bubble: Are you in touch with... Your employees talk about you. They talk to their colleagues, friends and family about your leadership and what it's like to work in your organization.

More...
'Extenders' package would repeal therapy caps,... Skilled nursing providers found both good news and bad news Thursday in a House bipartisan agreement statement on a Medicare extender package.

More...
Changes to Medicare telehealth coverage may... While arguably late to the telehealth game, long term care and post-acute care providers are now key players in telehealth as its benefits become more and more apparent for their patients and business models.

More...
Hollywood Hills owners up off the mat,... Lawyers and legal finaglings are rich fodder for some of the most popular movies and television productions ever made. Get ready for another big show in that regard, and long-term care will be at its core.

More...
Do life plan communities really help people... As senior housing professionals, we're well aware of the many opportunities that Life Plan Communities offer residents. The programs, amenities, services, and health care provided create an opportunity-rich environment that we believe supports wellness. It's a big part of the reason we do what we do.

More...
Door decoration program brings residents'... Residents of a Canadian nursing home are getting the chance to spruce up their rooms with large custom door decals depicting everything from their favorite landscape to the door of their church.

More...
Ode to The Road Warrior Here's an original poem I wrote that hits close to home for so many caregivers. I call it "Ode to The Road Warrior."

More...
Give your residents the most precious gift Here I was standing at the funeral of Rabbi Israel T, one of the beloved residents of our nursing home and a man I came to love and admire in the too short period of time that I was privileged to know him.

More...
Ask the Nursing Expert about ... behavioral... I heard that nursing homes can get cited for causing residents to have behavioral difficulties. Can you explain?

More...
Clinical staff more critical of safety inside... Nursing home administrators perceive a better safety culture in their facility than clinical staff, according to a new report.

More...
CMS clarifies staffing, care link under broad... What is the definition of sufficient staffing in a nursing home?

More...
DACA's fate worries healthcare industry A potential hemorrhage of workers from the healthcare sector could be held off if a pathway to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals arises out of a deal between President Donald Trump and Congressional leaders.

More...
Hatch targets dubious care Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has demanded information on nursing home abuse and neglect from the Department of Health and Human Services.

More...
MedPAC mulls bigger role for hospital discharge... Hospital discharge planners may get more flexibility in placing nursing home residents under ideas being considered by the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission.

More...
Salaries for admins near $107k, DONs $93k By most indications, the U.S. economy is humming along, following years of recession and recovery. That robustness has had a lopsided effect on nursing homes, leading to increased competition for certain clinical positions, such as nurses and frontline staff, and reduced competition for administrators and directors of nursing.

More...
Articles last updated at Nov 18, 2017 02:35:39am.
Next update in 60 minutes.

Copyright 2017, HomeGuardian.biz