Long Term Care Industry News Recap (Week of January 21, 2013)

This week the news outlets focused on a topic that’s been getting much more press time in the past few months – how to reduce re-hospitalizations. LTC providers can certainly play a role in getting those numbers down, as you will see in one of the top article’s from this week’s recap:

  • Long-term care providers, hospitals successfully partner to reduce re-hospitalizations | McKnight’s Long Term Care News | ow.ly/h63HT
  • Hospital Re-admissions All Too Common, U.S. Studies Find | US News and World Report | ow.ly/h3DXx
  • Medicare policy encourages skilled nursing care over hospice care | Modern Healthcare | ow.ly/h1ypP
  • Beware of portable electric space heaters in LTC | Long Term Living | ow.ly/h3Nzk
  • Prepping for the Worst | NFPA Journal |  ow.ly/h3N3o

Have a great weekend! Please let us know if there’s anything we missed by adding your comments below.

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