Craig Fukushima

Craig Fukushima
Craig T. Fukushima, NHA, is partner at The Fox Group, a consulting practice that serves a wide range of acute and post-acute healthcare providers. He has worked in the LTC industry for more than 30 years, starting as a skilled nursing facility administrator and later as operations vice president. He hosts a Twitter discussion (second Tuesday of every month at noon EST) on issues related to Alzheimer’s disease at #talkalz.

Time to review the 2013 OIG work plan

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is continuing its aggressive efforts to identify fraud among healthcare providers. In October, the OIG released its 2013 work plan, which outlines the audit and enforcement initiatives for Medicare and Medicaid providers in the coming year. Let's take a look at the Nursing Homes section of the work plan.

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Preparing for the ‘silver tsunami’ across the globe

The United States isn’t the only country experiencing explosive growth within the senior demographic. As the elderly population and the costs of senior care rise across the globe, other countries are weighing the U.S. long-term care experience. How will they handle the need for expanded senior services? Read More >>

Preparing for the ‘silver tsunami’ across the globe

The United States isn’t the only country experiencing explosive growth within the senior demographic. As the elderly population and the costs of senior care rise across the globe, other countries are weighing the U.S. long-term care experience. Read More >>

Get social—or else!

LTC providers have a dizzying number of items on their ‘to do’ list every day. And participation in social media is not high on that list. However, know this—for your residents, their families and friends, social media is increasingly more important. Read More >>

Embracing the young blood in long-term care leadership

I believe those of us who have been around for years have an obligation to work with young professionals to ensure that our industry remains in good hands. What lasting mark will you leave on the young blood? Read More >>

Why ‘going green’ hasn’t taken root in long-term care

I have been in long-term care (LTC) design for more than 17 years and finally have my first LEED LTC project. The city is actually the one pushing

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