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2014-02-11 23:23:08

Providigm announces winners of the 2014 Embracing Quality Awards and nursing centers who have received Providigm's QAPI Accreditation at AHCA/NCAL Quality Symposium. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The second annual Providigm Embracing Quality Awards were announced Monday evening at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, LA. The 305 skilled nursing centers that have achieved this honor are recognized as top-performing organizations in the United States and Canada. These...

2014-01-27 16:22:21

Melanie Matthews recognized by the nation's premier senior living and skilled nursing publication VANCOUVER, Wash., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestige Care Inc., a leader in exceptional senior living and skilled nursing care, is pleased to announce that Melanie Matthews, vice president of operations, has been recognized by Provider magazine as a member of the "2014 Class of 20 to Watch." Each year, Provider honors 20 healthcare professionals who have the compassion and vision to...

2013-11-21 12:28:40

First national effort to collect quality data on assisted living WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) announced today it is joining forces with the New Jersey Hospital Association (NJHA) to form the National Patient Safety Organization (PSO) for Assisted Living. The PSO will electronically collect data from NCAL's participating assisted living members on a range of clinical performance outcomes and processes. The effort...

2013-10-31 23:28:54

North Carolina Long-Term Care and Rehabilitation Center excelled in all major categories to earn the highest quality award from two major senior care organizations. Richardson, Texas (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 BaldrigeCoach, the nation’s leading provider of Quality Award Application support, announces that its client, the Golden LivingCenter Tarboro (North Carolina), has won the coveted Gold Award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living...

2013-09-24 23:24:30

Attendees to see first-hand industry-leading cloud-based software for long term care employee time tracking and scheduling. Livonia, Michigan (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Employee time and attendance system Attendance on Demand is exhibiting at booth 1521 at the 2013 American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Annual Convention and Expo, October 7-8, 2013 at the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ. For leading long term and post-acute care...

2013-09-10 23:23:32

Tabitha, your answer for Elder Care, is pleased to announce that two of its skilled nursing communities - Tabitha Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Lincoln, and Tabitha of Crete - were selected by the Nebraska Nursing Facility Association (NNFA) as participants in the NNFA INTERACT Collaborative, a quality improvement program designed to help nursing communities improve care and reduce unnecessary and costly hospitalizations for residents. Lincoln, Neb. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013...

2013-08-20 16:25:08

WASHINGTON, Aug. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advancing Excellence Campaign has announced its completion of nine new quality goals and toolkits and will feature them in a free, informational webinar on September 10 at 3pm ET. The Campaign's objective is to engage and challenge nursing homes to provide valuable data as well as make quality improvements. It envisions every nursing home resident in America experiencing person-centered quality of life as a result of a stable and...

2013-07-23 23:03:33

Avamere Family of Companies Facilities Receive National Award for Achievements in Quality Care – Award honors best practices in skilled nursing and post-acute care facilities. Wilsonville, Oregon (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) awarded four Avamere Living senior care centers the 2013 Silver – Achievement in Quality and one Bronze – Commitment to Quality for outstanding performance in the health care...

2013-07-17 16:27:16

RADFORD, Va., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) received a first-hand look today at a new effort to improve the quality of health care while reducing Medicare costs and taxpayer burdens. Radford Health & Rehab Center, along with senior managers of parent company CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke), briefed Rep. Griffith on how they are putting an innovative national Quality Initiative to work. The American Health Care Association (AHCA) launched the...

2013-07-01 08:26:09

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state's largest organization representing long-term care facilities has expressed disappointment over Governor Kasich's veto of key budget provisions that would help providers achieve quality goals. "Over the past 2 years, skilled nursing care providers have suffered cuts of more than $360 million," said Peter Van Runkle, Executive Director for the Ohio Health Care Association (OHCA). "The Governor's administration...