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Employee drug testing under the new OSHA rules

December 7, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has new rules about discrimination and retaliation, and your organization's employee drug-testing policies may need to be revised to stay in compliance.

LZ 150 report finds continued nonprofit senior living growth

November 23, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The 2016 LZ 150, produced by LeadingAge and Ziegler, finds the nation's 150 largest nonprofit senior living providers are building out their existing campus and through service offerings to non-residents and with joint ventures. More than three-fourths also...

Five ways to spot employee talent

November 20, 2016  |  Denise Boudreau-Scott
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Statistics show engaged employees mean lower turnover and higher retention. That’s good for staff morale, residents and the bottom line.  

Healthcare services experts expect growth in 2017

November 20, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A Capital One Healthcare survey reveals professionals have a positive outlook about business performance, including hiring, acquisitions and refinancing, in the year ahead coupled with strong concern about regulations and payment models.

Nursing home faces $100,000 fine for heroin overdose

November 17, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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State and federal health officials seek fines for more than $100,000 at a Chicago nursing home after five residents overdosed on heroin inside the facility. 

Date set for largest-ever healthcare fraud case

November 4, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Philip Esformes, co-owner of the Esformes Network of more than 30 skilled nursing homes and assisted living facilities, will have a fall 2017 trial for his alleged $1 billion Medicare and Medicaid fraud scheme. 

A multi-part deal with Brookdale, HCP and Blackstone

November 3, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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Once the agreement is complete, Brookdale will be an equity partner and manage HCP’s 64-community portfolio, which Blackstone separately agreed to purchase.

Welltower sales to reach $4.1B in its 2016 portfolio repositioning

November 2, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Kingpin REIT Welltower is continuing its repositioning in a massive Q4 deal that includes selling a 75 percent stake in a senior care portfolio to two companies in China.

Six keys to an effective infection preventionist

November 2, 2016  |  Amy Stewart, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT
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Set your infection preventionist up for success by understanding the role and responsiblities beyond what's mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

How the RAI Manual changes encourage collaboration

October 30, 2016  |  Judi Kulus, MSN, MAT, RN, NHA, DNS-CT, RAC-MT
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AANAC's Judi Kulus, RN breaks down the impacts of the new RAI Manual changes and why SNF needs to collaborate better among their care teams and with their outside partners—including therapy providers and home health.

Life Care Centers reaches $145M settlement

October 26, 2016  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The nation’s largest private nursing home company will pay $145 million to settle claims it overcharged the government for therapy treatments. 

Use culture to drive metrics that matter most

October 20, 2016  | 
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What can your organization do to deliver the best branded experience for residents and employees?

By Gregg Lederman, CEO, Brand Integrity