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Mass. proposes increased LTC funding

April 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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State legislators are rallying behind bills to increase wages for nursing home workers and Medicaid reimbursement levels for nursing homes and rehabilitation facilities. 

Healthcare IT acquisition

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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ABILITY Network acquires Shifthound to help providers improve staff scheduling.

PointClickCare adds accounting software to its EHR

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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PointClickCare has partnered with Intellitec Solutions to directly integrate accounting software into electronic health records.

NIC reports lowest SNF occupancy rates ever

March 16, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The quarterly Skilled Nursing Data Report from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care saw increases in Medicaid patients and decline in Medicare revenue.

The bright side of the staffing crisis

March 8, 2017  |  Denise Boudreau-Scott
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The workforce shortage may be just the impetus the long-term care industry needs to invest on staff recruitment, development and training. 

Hoyer lift can handle more weight

March 8, 2017  |  newswire
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Joerns Healthcare has released a new and improved version of its Hoyer lift for bariatric residents.

Caregiver fired for behavior toward resident with dementia

March 2, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A nursing home employee was fired and faces criminal charges for a sexually provocative dance directed at a resident with dementia.

Senior living community kitchen closed following health inspection

February 28, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Florida state food safety inspectors shut down a Brookdale facility’s kitchen after finding roaches, flies and improper food storage techniques. 

Residents not receiving opioids

February 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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At least four Brookdale Charleston residents weren’t receiving their prescription medications. 

Love in the workplace

February 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Strengthen organizational culture and improve employee morale by showing appreciation for your employees. 

Nursing students in residence

February 7, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A nursing home in Maine is providing an immersive learning experience for nursing students through a new program that teaches them to live their lessons. 

Domestic dispute unfolds at nursing home

January 27, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Nursing home staff and law enforcement put training into practice and followed procedures after a man entered the secured facility and threatened violence. 

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