Monthly Archives: October 2017

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In the Spotlight: 10 Alabama Nursing Homes Receive National Quality Awards

Bright lights. Big stage. Blaring music. A rock concert? Well…kind of. The event is one of the largest gatherings of the long-term and post-acute care profession. The stars are nurses and administrators who are leading their nursing homes to the top of the charts in health care quality. […]

By |October 17th, 2017|Top Stories|0 Comments

Video: Why is Advocacy Important?

Meetings with members of Congress. Phone calls to the state legislators. Letters to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services about new regulations. There are many parts to a successful advocacy program on behalf of nursing home patients, residents and employees. We all have a role to play. […]

By |October 16th, 2017|Top Stories|0 Comments

Yesterday to Today: A Nurse’s Tale of 50 Years

It’s October 1967. Cool autumn breezes are blowing across rural north Alabama. A young woman is ready to step into a health care career. It’s time for her job interview. Dressed in a neatly pressed nursing uniform, she nervously walks through the front door of her local nursing home. […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Top Stories|1 Comment