September 29, 2016 | Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
MedPAC, the primary advisory body to CMS, is speaking out against CMS’ new five-star rating system for hospitals, citing flaws and unecessary reporting. Will the initiative spill over into senior care as well?
September 28, 2016 | Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
Researchers have found a structured physical activity program reduced the major mobility disability burden for an extended period of time through decreased recovery time and reduced risk of subsequent episodes.
September 27, 2016 | Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
The National Institutes of Health has launched a new program to develop, implement and disseminated community-based interventions to combat chrnoic diseases among racila and ethnic minority groups and under-served rurla populations.
September 19, 2016 | Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
Skilled nursing occupancy has declined to a five-year low, but the news is good for Medicaid per diem revenue, according to Q2 data from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC).
Resident blogger Kathy Mears watches how one resident’s changing health condition affects her family. That requires a lot of coordination for staff to communicate and keep everyone updated on an institutional level.