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Post-acute nurses find more satisfaction in career, report shows

Pay and benefits for home care, hospice, palliative care and long-term care nurses haven’t always been on par with nurses who work in the acute setting.

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Troubled Buffalo nursing home to close, state says

incidents led the NYS Department of Health to strip operation of Emerald South from its previous owner.

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Long-term care 2018-2022 research report released

The global market for elder care technologies should grow from $5.7 billion in 2017 to $13.6 billion by 2022.

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PointClickCare partners with Bridge Connector

PointClickCare Technologies and Bridge Connector have formed a strategic partnership aimed at strengthening the transferring of patient data across different systems.

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Financial, medical data may carry SNFs into a brighter future

“The marriage between clinical and financial data, I think, will be important with whatever the next payment model looks like,” Vincent Fedele, director of analytics at the New Jersey-based consulting firm, said.

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Experts expect slow occupancy rates in skilled nursing facilities

“I think we’re probably at around the trough,” Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) chief investment officer Talya Nevo-Hacohen said during the Senior Housing News Summit in Los Angeles.

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Skilled nursing occupancy hits new record low

Back in March, NIC reported a record-low occupancy figure of 81.6% for the first quarter of 2018; the data generally cannot be compared release to release due to changes in the exact groupings of facilities that submit data to NIC.

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AARP ranks Oklahoma low in quality of care, other key categories

Several important indicators gauging the quality of care in Oklahoma’s nursing homes rank near or at the bottom in the U.S., according to a recent report released by the AARP Public Policy Institute.

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Skilled nursing facility industry’s future lies in local growth, expert says

If there’s been one recurring theme in the skilled nursing industry over the last few years, it’s distress, with dropping national occupancy stats and new payment models changing the way providers deliver post-acute care.

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Welltower promotes, Brookdale appoints, and Charter Senior living staffs in rundown of latest news

Movers & Shakers is brought to you by the Senior Housing News Job Board.

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