Elaine Howley

Elaine Howley
Elaine K. Howley is a freelance journalist for various publications. An award-winning writer specializing in health, fitness, sports and history, her work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, including U.S. News, AARP.org, espnW, SWIMMER magazine and Atlas Obscura. She’s also a world-record holding marathon swimmer with a passion for animals and beer. Contact her via her website: elainekhowley.com.

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Surviving Flu Season

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7 Steps to Better Disaster Preparedness in Your Long-Term Care Facility

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Food Safety Best Practices

Keeping residents safe from food-borne illnesses is one of your most important tasks

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Big data and electronic health records — along with other technologies — could change the way long-term care is delivered.

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CMS’ PDPM May Impact Clinical Protocols

Changes to Medicare reimbursements may affect your facility’s workflow.

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Q&A: What to Know Before You Build or Renovate

Planning to renovate, expand or build a new facility? Read this first.

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