Adult-children households are declining. Should you be worried?
Oct 02, 2023
The key to staying relevant in this constantly changing industry will be understanding the consumer’s existing and future needs and identifying flexible, efficient and cost-effective ways to satisfy...
Medicaid reimbursement app latest tool to deal with MDS changes
Sep 27, 2023
A new software application for Medicaid reimbursement will help healthcare providers and facilities comply with the new CMS MDS 3.0 rules.
UCSF telehealth program cuts costs and improves outcomes for seniors with dementias
Sep 25, 2023
A telehealth program out of UCSF has achieved the coveted goal of cutting costs and improving patient care for seniors with dementia, researchers state.
Med-management software company releases new tool for nursing facilities to meet new need for CMS compliance
Sep 20, 2023
To meet new CMS rules for nursing homes, one company is releasing a new service that focuses on ensuring a patient’s medication listings are up-to-date.
Communication key to solving issues facing providers, legislators say
Kathleen Steele Gaivin
Sep 18, 2023
Communication is “the best way to make a difference” and address issues facing the assisted living industry, a state legislator told those attending a recent forum convened by the Florida Assisted...
Whites have greatest magnitude of association of socioeconomic status with LE8
Sep 13, 2023
The magnitude of the positive association for four socioeconomic status categories with LE8 was greater for non-Hispanic whites than for minority groups.
Tech can aid senior living and care staff, but cost and privacy still big concerns: expert weighs in
Sep 07, 2023
Some challenges related to properly staffing skilled nursing facilities can be met by using tools like patient monitoring, an expert on health technology notes.
Business briefs, Sept. 5
Sep 05, 2023
Data breach affects more than 200,000 Indiana Medicaid beneficiaries … Skilled nursing providers find few silver linings, stew over minimum staffing demands … Elison Willowbrook in Houston unveils...
Business briefs, Aug. 31
Aug 31, 2023
CMS vows to move forward with staffing proposal ‘soon’ despite ‘inconclusive’ research … House committee asks DOJ about COVID relief fraud … $2.4K American Parkinson Disease Association grant...
Healthcare spending more on tech, but still needs better infrastructure to catch up
Aug 29, 2023
Many healthcare companies are planning on adding new digital technology over the next few years, although they may not have the infrastructure for it, research shows.