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The long-term plan on skilled nursing and healthcare REITs

January 11, 2018  |  I Advance Senior Care
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There is huge demographic transition well under way involving the aging of the USA. However, the idea that it provides "Inevitable Tailwinds" for Skilled Nursing or for REITs is incorrect.

AANAC, AADNS founder and CEO to retire in 2018

November 20, 2017  |  newswire
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The founder of the two long-term care nursing associations plans to step down after a nearly 20-year career in improving senior care.

Can millennials solve the nursing shortage?

October 17, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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America’s twenty-somethings are on pace to boost the workforce as nearly one million registered nurses are reaching retirement age in the next decade.

Caregivers, appreciate yourselves

October 9, 2017  |  Debbie Bouknight, BS, AC-BC, ACC, CDP
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Caregivers need to reserve a bit of time in their busy days to appreciate a crucial senior care assetthemselves.

Growing your own DON

August 7, 2017  |  Kathy Cavers, COO
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Providers often hire a director of nursing with decades of experience, but one Wisconsin nursing home chose to cultivate its own homegrown talent for the position.

Staffing shortage prompts shutdown

June 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A Good Samaritan rehabilitation unit has closed because it has had trouble filling and maintaining necessary nursing levels.

Pilot program care model reduces hospitalizations

April 11, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Indiana skilled nursing facilities participating in the OPTIMISTIC project have significantly reduced all-cause and avoidable hospitalizations.

PHI launches workforce shortage campaign

February 9, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The workforce advocacy organization wants to open the dialogue about how to tackle the problems in the direct care workforce.

NQF endorses long-stay hospitalization metric

January 26, 2017  |  newswire
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The tool is the first recognized by the National Quality Forum to measure hospitalization rates among those who have stayed in a skilled nursing facility for more than 100 days.

PointRight, Pathway launch 5-star ratings solution

January 24, 2017  |  newswire
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The product will help skilled nursing facilities maximize their 5-star ratings under the CMS's Nursing Home Compare system.

Calif. SNF partners for telemedicine services

January 2, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The SNF’s nurses will now be able to consult with physicians any time, day or night. 

Health care affected by race/ethnicity

November 29, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services  found Medicare beneficiaries of minority racial/ethnic groups reported receiving worse care than whites. 

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