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Corporate ownership changes linked to poor nursing home quality

Corporate ownership changes linked to poor nursing home quality

Nursing homes that are bought and sold by corporate chains tend to provide a lower quality of care, according to research from Harvard Medical School released on Monday.

DOJ report slams South Dakota's reliance on nursing homes to provide disability services

A new report from the U.S. Department of Justice asserts that South Dakota "unnecessarily" relies on nursing facilities to provide services and supports to people with disabilities, leaving them without home- or community-based care options.

Court upholds fine for SNF's botched hospice transfer

A federal appeals court has upheld a $68,950 fine against a Texas nursing home penalized for the way it handled a resident's transfer to hospice care.

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If there is one universal zero-tolerance policy at most facilities, it is this: Don't fail.

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New Treatment Paradigms for Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

New Treatment Paradigms for Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer

This webcast is intended to improve care of patients with prostate cancer by accelerating adoption of new guidelines and evidence-based practice change.

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