FOR SNF QUALITY, IT’S ALL ABOUT LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION
December 8, Skilled Nursing News
For nursing home operators, quality depends on multiple factors. But for potential residents, where they live looms large in the type and quality of care they receive.
HIGH WINDS TO HAMPER CALIFORNIA FIREFIGHTERS INTO WEEKEND
December 8, Reuters
Armies of firefighters on Friday battled an expanding front of Southern California wildfires that have raged for five days and destroyed at least 500 structures.
PROGRAM HELPS CURB COSTLY SNF INFECTIONS, BUT IMPROVEMENTS STILL NEEDED
December 7, Skilled Nursing News
A collaborative program shows promise in reducing a common and costly infection in SNFs, but researchers note some barriers to success remain.
IN CALIFORNIA, MILLENNIALS ARE NOW LARGEST GENERATION OF CAREGIVERS
December 5, California Healthline
Thirty-nine percent of California millennials are caregiving for a child, parent or, most likely, a grandparent.
A HEART TO SERVE: PROVIDING IDLE HANDS WITH A PURPOSE
December 4, Provider
Rockport’s award-winning “A Heart to Serve” program gets some well-deserved national attention.
CONGRESS ISN’T REALLY DONE WITH HEALTH CARE — JUST LOOK AT WHAT’S IN THE TAX BILLS
December 1, California Healthline
Having failed to repeal and replace the ACA, Congress is now working on a tax overhaul. But it turns out the tax bills also aim to reshape health care.
HHS NOMINEE: WOULD EMBRACE OUTCOMES-BASED PAY MORE THAN PREDECESSOR
November 30, McKnight's
President Trump's pick for the new HHS secretary would more than continue the department's focus on value-based payments if confirmed.