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2014-08-14 08:29:32

Gold Crest Care Center, a leading nursing home in the Bronx, is proud to announce this year's perfect clinical inspection score from the New York State Department of Health NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center, one of the leading Nursing Homes in NYC, is proud to announce the company's recent perfect clinical inspection score from the NYS Department of Health. As part of the company's recent expansion and re-dedication to the providing premium services to Bronx...

2014-08-13 23:08:55

Two years ago, The Clare, a luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm. (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 It’s a propitious occasion as The Clare celebrates the second anniversary of ownership by Senior Care Development and management by Life Care Services. Two years ago, the luxury LifeCare retirement community in Chicago’s prestigious Gold Coast neighborhood, was purchased by the New York-based firm....

2014-08-10 23:00:20

Coventry Court Health Center receives a 5-Star Rating from Medicare and ‘Best Nursing Homes’ classification from US News and World Report. Anaheim, California (PRWEB) August 10, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home and similar numbers are expected for 2014. Individuals and their families often encounter difficulty in choosing the right nursing home. Frequently asked questions including, "Where will I receive...

2014-08-08 23:01:53

A representative of the company will be presenting to Dignity Health St. Mary’s Medical Center’s discharge planning team on Aug. 20. Tiburon, CA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Elke Tekin, Living Well Assisted Living at Home’s community relationship and membership services manager, will be presenting at the discharge planning team at the Dignity Health St. Mary’s Medical Center in San Francisco on alternatives to care for patients after hospitalization on Aug. 20. The discharge planning...

2014-08-07 23:03:47

Senior care leader meets growing demand for in-home care services in Edmond and surrounding areas. Edmond, OK (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 Home Care Assistance of Oklahoma, a leading provider of non-medical, in-home senior care, is thrilled to serve families in Edmond and Oklahoma City with its newest office. Located at 323 S. Blackwelder in Edmond, the office is the 96th Home Care Assistance office in North America. “We are excited to share what makes Home Care Assistance unique in the home...

2014-08-05 11:57:59

Physicians for a National Health Program Nationwide study finds for-profit agencies are far costlier for Medicare than nonprofit agencies, yet their quality of care is worse For-profit home health agencies are far costlier for Medicare than nonprofit agencies, according to a nationwide study published today [Monday, Aug. 4] in the August issue of the journal Health Affairs. Overall cost per patient was $1,215 higher at for-profits, with operating costs accounting for $752 of the...

2014-08-04 23:03:23

Brett Ottley joins Scottsdale Nursing & Rehab as the new facility administrator. Scottsdale, Arizona (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 Brett Ottley joins Scottsdale Nursing and Rehabilitation as its new administrator, bringing with him significant experience in skilled nursing along with a commitment to excellence. Ottley’s leadership as a highly decorated skilled nursing administrator began in Washington, where his facility received two zero-deficiency surveys during his five-year tenure....

2014-07-30 23:14:04

Visiting Nurse Association of Northern NJ offers expert speakers on planning for elder care needs, plus caregiver information, support and resources. Morristown, N.J. (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The Visiting Nurse Association of Northern New Jersey (VNA) offers fall 2014 speaker availability to clubs, civic organizations and employee workplace groups in the greater Morris and Hunterdon areas. VNA speakers provide expert talks on senior care and caregiver tips and provide information on an array...

2014-07-30 16:28:50

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Telligen, Inc., a leader in population health management solutions, has been awarded the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO) contract for the states of Iowa, Illinois and Colorado. Charged with overseeing quality improvement efforts in these states, Telligen will support CMS' new approach to improving care for beneficiaries, families and caregivers. "This...

2014-07-29 12:35:39

The Journal of American Geriatrics Society report underscores value of Medicare home health services in improving patient care and reducing healthcare spending WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. The JAGS report seeks to...


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