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Annals of Long-Term Care
Gregg Sylvester, MD, MPH, chief medical officer, Seqirus, explains why the use of Fluad (Influenza Vaccine, Adjuvanted) was more effective than non-adjuvanted standard dose trivalent influenza vaccine for reducing the risk of all-cause hospitalizations, as well as hospitalization for influenza and…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Have you received the COVID-19 vaccine? Annals of Long-Term Care wants to hear about it! Tell us about the process of being scheduled for the vaccine and your experience in the days following vaccination. Annals_COVID Vaccine PollThank you for submitting a response.
Annals of Long-Term Care
Chris Caulfield, RN, NP-C, chief nursing officer, IntelyCare, discusses current shortages facing skilled nursing facilities (SNF) and how it compared to times before the pandemic, how SNFs are utilizing temporary staff, and offers tips on how short staffing can be addressed since there may be staff…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Paul Knight, OT, MBA, founder and chief product officer, Curatess, discusses the wide variety of telehealth offerings now available for long-term care facilities and explains the reimbursement process for those treating SNF patients via telehealth. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
Chris Caulfield, RN, NP-C, co-founder and chief nursing officer, IntelyCare, discusses current issues facilities face in terms of staffing and how it compares to CMS requirements, and provides an outlook for the future of care based on these standards. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
Paul Knight, OT, MBA, founder and chief product officer, Curatess, explains how a clinician can deliver similar or better care remotely as in-person, particularly in the common scenario where the clinician must serve multiple SNFs, and provides tips for SNFs looking to improve and expand their…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Tim Lash, chief strategy officer for West Health, discusses how the health care system has responded to the needs of older adults during COVID-19 and future health care changes to be expected. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
Frank Wretzel, BSPharm, long-term care pharmacist, discusses changes to his daily work routine and continued challenges facing long-term care facilities during these uncertain times. 
Annals of Long-Term Care
As of March 19, 2020, there are 10,442 COVID-19 cases and 150 deaths in the US, according to the CDC.  Poll: How is COVID-19 Impacting Long-Term CareAs COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the globe, Annals of Long-Term Care wants to know how the LTC field is being impacted. Below…
Annals of Long-Term Care
In order to better understand the effects of statins on 1-year functional decline, rehospitalization, and death in NH residents, the research team conducted a retrospective cohort study. They observed US NH residents 65 years and older who were statin nonusers, were hospitalized for AMI between May…
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