Staffing levels in not-for-profit and for-profit long-term care facilities: Does type of ownership matter?
- WE MUST THINK LONG TERM. Long, Alan // Community Care;9/24/2009, Issue 1788, p6
The article presents the author's suggestions that care councils must incentivise home care providers by commissioning services based on improving long-term care outcomes. Excellent commissioning of domiciliary care for older and disabled people will be vital to meet the growing demographic...
- Ill. hospital cuts: $1 bil.+. Merrion, Paul; Singh, Shruti Daté // Crain's Chicago Business;2/13/2006, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p1
The article reports that Illinois hospitals face a billion-dollar hit in the U.S. government's latest attempt to rein in federal spending on health care. The cutbacks could total as much as $2 billion when nursing homes and other health care providers are factored in. By any measure, proposed...
- Long-term care: A test bed for coming reform. Holthaus, Mark // Geriatrics;Jul2009, Vol. 64 Issue 7, p7
The article reports that a closer collaboration is currently being tested among medical professionals in U.S.'s nursing homes. Long-term care (LTC) has always served as a laboratory of sorts for testing government-directed health care, offering a controlled environment for finding ways to use...
- Medicaid Home And Community-Based Services: National Program Trends. Kitchener, Martin; Ng, Terence; Miller, Nancy; Harrington, Charlene // Health Affairs;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p206
Long-term care (LTC) policymakers face mounting pressures to expand Medicaid home and community-based services while the cost of institutional provision continues to rise and consume the bulk of Medicaid LTC spending. This paper presents the latest program trends in the three Medicaid home and...
- Nursing Home Care Tops $85,000 A Year In Most Expensive Markets: Survey. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;8/4/2003, Vol. 107 Issue 31, p31
Reports on the cost of nursing home care in the U.S. Value of long term care insurance; Form of protection of accumulated asset; Variation of cost based on the types of facilities.
- Advance Directives Lower Costs In LTC. Moore, Amy Slugg // RN;Jun2000, Vol. 63 Issue 6, p16
Reports on the reduction of healthcare costs through advance directives in the United States. Education of hospital staff.
- Medication return, reuse gaining ground in states. Gebhart, Fred // Drug Topics;6/16/2003, Vol. 147 Issue 12, DRUG TOPICS... p44
Presents issues related to the return and dispensing of prescription medications in the U.S. Drug donations made by private long-term care facilities; Potential for cost savings; Concern over the safety of repackaging blisterpacks.
- Focusing on home care. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jan2011, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p21
The article features the report released by the state appointed advisory committee regarding the future of long-term care costs in Ohio.
- THE LAISSEZ-FAIRE ELIXIR. Starr, Paul // New Republic;4/18/83, Vol. 188 Issue 15, p19
Presents information on the U.S. health care policy faced on free-market basis. Plans of U.S. President Ronald Reagan to reduce the cost of health care in the nation; Need to provide training to medical personnel in the nation; Problems faced by the administration of President Reagan in the...