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Video: Why nurses matter more than ever

Video: Why nurses matter more than ever

By Modern Healthcare  |  April 25, 2015

American Nurses Association President Pam Cipriano (one of Modern Healthcare's Top 25 Women in Healthcare) says nurses are well-positioned to improve healthcare quality and care coordination and take on new roles as more care moves out of hospitals.

Feds claim HCR ManorCare bilked Medicare

By Lisa Schencker  |  April 21, 2015

The U.S. Justice Department has jumped into several lawsuits alleging that HCR ManorCare, one of the largest nursing home chains in the U.S., provided unnecessary services to collect more Medicare pay.

Partners HealthCare to close LTAC hospital in Massachusetts

Partners HealthCare to close LTAC hospital in Massachusetts

By Adam Rubenfire  |  April 09, 2015

The Boston-based system will end inpatient operations at Spaulding Hospital for Continuing Medical Care North Shore later this year because its leaders concluded it won't be able to survive under new CMS admitting criteria.

Rural hospitals get billions in extra Medicare funds

By Associated Press  |  March 09, 2015

A law that allows rural hospitals to bill Medicare for rehabilitation services for seniors at higher rates than nursing homes and other facilities has led to billions of dollars in extra government spending, federal investigators say.

Data Points for Feb. 23, 2015

Data Points for Feb. 23, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  February 21, 2015

Data Points for the week of Feb., 23, 2015, covered the following topics: Healthcare worker injuries, workers' compensation, workplace injuries.

Rothman named senior CMO at Kindred

Rothman named senior CMO at Kindred

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 19, 2015

Dr. Marc Rothman has been promoted to senior chief medical officer and senior VP at post-acute-care provider Kindred Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.

Greystone Healthcare buys another Ohio-based provider

By Adam Rubenfire  |  February 18, 2015

Tampa, Fla.-based Greystone Healthcare Management has acquired Executive Care of Columbus (Ohio), a provider of home health and private duty nursing services and its second Ohio acquisition in less than 12 months.

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