Administration

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

A little planning can go a long way when you’re faced with an emergency. Read More »

Guiding Seniors to Your Community

Every long-term care facility has a website, but many don’t have a digital marketing strategy and fail prospective customers

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10 Tips for Improved Leadership Communications

Better communication can improve your workplace culture and lead to better staff commitment and longevity.

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3 ways to take the pain out of prior authorizations

Obtaining prior authorizations can cost your practice some 14 hours of staff time per physician per week.

This whitepaper explains the three key capacities your IT partner should be able to offer you, so you can confidently hand this administrative burden off to them.

  • Know when an order has been created
  • Determine whether an authorization is needed
  • Obtain that authorization on your practice’s behalf

Free your staff up from hours of phone work every week. This whitepaper shows you how.

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The Many Benefits of Strategic Rounds

By following the practical approaches to rounding described in this article, you can maximize what you learn about care delivery and achieve the greatest results. 

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Setting an example

2016 Leader of Tomorrow award recipient Bruce William thanks a former boss turned mentor for showing him how to serve and move the long-term care industry forward. 

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Student nurses make the rounds

SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears writes about her experiences with nursing students doing clinicals at her nursing home.

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Editors’ pick: 2017’s top staffing and training stories

2017 brought attention to staffing shortages, initiatives to cross-train and a new push to educate caregivers in person-centered memory care. Here are our Editors’ Top 6 stories for 2017 on staffing, training and job leadership.

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Clean air helps Brookdale residents shelter in place during wildfires

Proactive attention to air purification helped 22 facilities harbor safely during the emergency.

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The heartbreak of caring

Caring can come at a cost for residents and aides, but the hurt is worth it, says SNF resident blogger Kathy Mears.

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