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Emeritus deal drags down Brookdale Senior Living results

By Melanie Evans  |  February 09, 2016

Brookdale Senior Living, the nation's largest senior and assisted-living company, ended the final months of the year with flat revenue and a drop in occupancy as the company struggled to digest its $2.8 billion acquisition of Emeritus Corp.

Data Points for Dec. 14, 2015

Data Points for Dec. 14, 2015

By Modern Healthcare  |  December 12, 2015

Data Points for the week of Dec. 14, 2015, covered the following topics: Mass shootings, healthcare costs, ebola, contraceptive coverage and breast cancer screening

Best Practices: How nursing homes can reduce antibiotic use

Best Practices: How nursing homes can reduce antibiotic use

By Sabriya Rice  |  November 07, 2015

When a MRSA outbreak affecting at least 22 patients and employees at the Park Manor Nursing Home was confirmed in the summer of 2006, the medical director didn't know where to begin, but a spreadsheet on antibiotic use helped put the problem into sharp focus.

Quality gains, cost reductions make strong case for the modern house call

Quality gains, cost reductions make strong case for the modern house call

By Dr. Glen Stream  |  October 31, 2015

As medicine continues to make huge strides with technology as its partner, we often forget that physicians remain at the center of medicine, and patients are at the center of physician practices. This brings us to an old practice that is becoming new again: the house call.

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