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January 2008 - Posts


The Social and Economic Impact of Census and Resident Mix in Long-term Care
January 30, 2008 4:01 PM by Brian Garavaglia
The long-term care landscape has changed and will continue to change. One of the greatest changes that have been found in long-term care is in census, or the residents that are found in long-term care, often referred to as resident mix. As census has Read More...
Hot Button Topic: Is the Type of Nursing Home Ownership Important?
January 22, 2008 10:27 AM by Brian Garavaglia
A recent September 2007 New York Times article entitled, At Many Homes, More Profit and Less Nursing , discussed the issue of profit and ownership, especially by private equity firms. This article especially was quite critical of many companies that reduce Read More...
Root-Cause Analysis: Correlational vs. Causative Findings
January 17, 2008 8:48 AM by Brian Garavaglia
It has been mentioned in the first three parts of this series that root-cause analysis is an important process to use in order to discover and find solutions to vexing issues that arise in long-term care. However, at the end of the third series, it was Read More...


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    Brian Garavaglia, PhD
    Occupation: Long-term care administrator
    Setting: Sterling Heights, Mich.
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