Monthly Archives: March 2016


Thank a Doctor: Celebrate Doctors’ Day

As part of a national observance, March 30, 2016, has been proclaimed Doctors’ Day in Alabama. Doctors’ Day in Alabama formally recognizes the state’s more than 11,000 licensed physicians […]

By |March 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Recognizing the Importance of Social Workers

In March, we celebrate National Social Work Month to recognize the contributions of our nation’s 600,000 social workers. Social workers play a vital role in Alabama’s skilled nursing care centers. To learn more, ANHA interviewed Kristi Elrod. […]

By |March 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

VIDEO: Capitol Insider – What Services Will Medicaid Cut?

ANHA President & CEO Bill O’Connor discusses what services Medicaid intends to cut if the recently passed General Fund Budget becomes law. […]

By |March 25th, 2016|Capitol Insider|0 Comments

ANHA Announces Alzheimer’s, Dementia Training Partnership

Alabama’s skilled nursing care centers have new a resource to help care for people diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and dementia. […]

By |March 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leading the Way: Independent and Successful Thanks to ANHA

To celebrate the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s 65th anniversary, we’re highlighting unique individuals who’ve dedicated their life to long-term care and are committed to our organization. In this article, we shine a spotlight on Mark Wheat. Mark credits his membership in ANHA with […]

By |March 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|2 Comments

VIDEO: Capitol Insider – Medicaid Budget Update

ANHA Chairman Frank Brown discusses the status of the General Fund Budget, Medicaid funding and what might happen next. […]

By |March 18th, 2016|Capitol Insider|0 Comments

30 Alabama Nursing Centers Meet Quality Goal

Several Alabama nursing homes are meeting the health care quality goal set by the National Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NNHQCC). […]

By |March 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment

5 Traits of Successful Nursing Home Administrators

Being a long-term care administrator is one of the most demanding and one of the most rewarding careers an individual can choose. To celebrate Long Term Care Administrator’s Week 2016, researched the administrators we’ve profiled over the years and identified five traits that make them successful. Here’s a summary: […]

By |March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

College Students Learn Life Lessons from Ms. Alabama Nursing Home

From the sounds of laughter filling the room, you would have never known seven decades separated the speaker from her audience. That was the scene Thursday night in a University of Alabama at Birmingham lecture hall when Ms. Alabama Nursing Home Sylvia Holland spoke to health care management students. […]

By |March 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|3 Comments

ANHA to Focus on Recognizing Health Care Quality

As part of the Alabama Nursing Home Association’s new focus on recognizing health care quality, four members recently completed intensive training to become examiners for a national health care quality award. […]

By |March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|1 Comment