Recruiting Nurse Leaders, Apply Now
We are recruiting the following Nurse Leadership Positions to support a regional network of post-acute care facilities located in major markets in SE and SW Michigan. These positions are: VP, Clinical Services, Regional Nurse Consultant, and Regional RAI Nurse/Regional MDS Nurse
Could This Medicine Cabinet Staple Ward Off Alzheimer’s?
The protein Abeta 42–which is indicative of Alzheimer’s disease if present in elevated levels–can be tested for as early as age 55. Canadian neuroscientist Dr. Patrick McGeer and his wife, Dr. Edith McGeer, suggest individuals found to have an elevated level of Abeta 42 begin taking daily ibuprofen to ward off the disease. More to...
It’s a Good Sign When You Look Forward to Mondays
I am delighted to announce I accepted a position as VP of Human Resources for Illuminate-HC. The “HC” stands for human capital, and I think that says a lot about how much this organization values its employees.
Henry Boutros on joining Illuminate HC
I don’t think it is an overstatement to say that the pace and scale of change in post-acute care today is unprecedented. Incremental tweaks and quick fixes won’t go far enough. For skilled care to truly be a part of the modern healthcare landscape, we need new thinking and new energy. That’s why I’ve decided to make a change.
Nursing satisfaction is a win-win-win for nurses, employers and patients.
This week, Scrubs magazine published an article about under staffing and how it affects satisfaction. At Illuminate HC, we’re working on solutions to improve satisfaction and care of both patients AND their skilled nursing teams. We’re taking a hard look at staffing models, technology innovations and wages to address the serious issue of skilled care...
Illuminate HC wins Quality division in McKnight’s Tech Awards
Illuminate HC operators saw a “consistent and direct” correlation between delays in call-light response times and negative — and avoidable — patient experiences. Their efforts to change the model, especially around staffing, led them to win the Gold Award in the McKnight’s Technology Awards competition in the Quality category. The goal was to answer every call light...