Data Points for the week of Feb., 23, 2015, covered the following topics: Healthcare worker injuries, workers' compensation, workplace injuries
Dr. Marc Rothman has been promoted to senior chief medical officer and senior VP at post-acute-care provider Kindred Healthcare in Louisville, Ky.
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.
Jesse Jantzen has been appointed president and CEO of Ascension Health Senior Care, a division of St. Louis-based Ascension Health created last year.
The Ensign Group, a publicly traded company that operates post-acute and urgent-care facilities, is selling 2.5 million new shares to pay off debt from its line of credit and cover other expenses.
More than 8,000 unionized nursing home employees in New York City and on Long Island have given the OK for a possible strike, as contract talks continue.
Kent Wallace has been named executive VP and COO at Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare, which operates nearly 2,400 healthcare facilities across the U.S.
New Hampshire nursing homes could lose $7 million in expected Medicaid reimbursements as part of a plan to close a $58 million budget hole in the state's Department of Health and Human Services.
Shareholders of Gentiva Health Services have agreed to sell the home health and hospice company to Kindred Healthcare, paving the way to form the country's largest post-acute-care operator.
A federal panel's recommendation that reimbursement for rehabilitation be the same for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled-nursing facilities is getting immediate pushback from industry stakeholders who say patient care will suffer.
Although nearly twice as many people in the U.S. were diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in 2012 compared with 20 years ago, the number of new cases diagnosed annually has fallen since 2010
Kindred Healthcare is terminating leases on nine nursing centers as part of a move to scale back its operations in the skilled-nursing space.