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More time — McKnight’s Tech Awards extends entry period to Thursday (July 7)

You asked for it and you got it: The entry period for the 2022 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards competition is now Thursday, July 7.

New employee interviews, deeper dive into PBJ data could lead to more survey citations

Nursing home operators should be on high alert about the questions surveyors will ask employees about sufficient staffing after heavy emphasis was placed on the matter in updated guidance released this week by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. 

Providers: Fix would speed immigrant nurse validation by months

A long-term care coalition is calling on the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to address an ongoing issue at its Texas premium processing unit that’s causing “significant delays” in tapping immigrant workers for “much-needed nursing positions.” 

A New York-based provider is settling allegations that it switched resident’s Medicare coverage to maximize its reimbursements for nearly $8 million.

Extended! Tech Awards nominations now due July 7

The extended deadline to enter the 2022 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards competition is Thursday, July 7, organizers have announced. The expanded deadline is to give providers the holiday weekend to finish up entries.

Nearly 60% of long-term care execs expect margins to increase in near future: survey … Supreme Court declines to hear religious challenge to NY’s healthcare worker vaccine mandate … SAGE launches campaign to ensure older LGBTQ people with HIV have access to aging services

Investigators examined the evidence for a wide range of potential drug therapies for pain and have published detailed recommendations.

People who test positive for COVID-19 are at an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and ischemic stroke, a large new study finds.

Clinicians can more accurately classify a patient’s cognitive health status by increasing the number and variety of diagnostic drawing tasks, investigators report.

Extended! McKnight's Tech Awards nominations now due by July 7 … Omnicare appoints new president to lead long-term care business … U.S. Supreme Court nixes religious challenge brought by healthcare workers to vaccine mandate … New AHA data: only 1 in 5 Americans have optimal heart health … Seniors’ risk of death surges in times of extreme heat and air pollution, study finds

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