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Mcknight's Long-Term Care News

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Maybe you don’t want to be in that preferred network …

… Or, maybe you have more in common with the hospital than you think. Poor-performing hospitals tend to coexist in the same market as poor-performing skilled nursing facilities. Surprised? How many times have you heard (or said) this statement?: “It’s the patients they’re sending me that set me up for failure.” While that might be … Continue reading Maybe you don’t want to be in that preferred network …

Agency staffing on the rise? Believe it – and plan for it

The use of contract agency staff to fill nurse aide and licensed nurse vacancies is escalating. Does that surprise you? Although the proportions of nursing staff comprising contract agency staff are still small, it has almost doubled in some states over the last two years. We recently analyzed contract staff utilization in the state of … Continue reading Agency staffing on the rise? Believe it – and plan for it