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Critics say pressure to lower hospital readmissions may be backfiring

Critics say pressure to lower hospital readmissions may be backfiring

Five years after financial penalties went into place for hospitals with high readmission rates, experts are questioning whether falling return rates mean patients actually are faring better.

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Nursing home staff open their own homes to nuns fleeing wildfires

Nursing home staff open their own homes to nuns fleeing wildfires

The nuns who inhabit the Carondelet Center in Brentwood, CA, typically enjoy their lush green lawn and views of the Santa Monica Mountains in the distance. But then severe wildfires threatened the nursing home, leading facility staff members to open their personal homes to evacuating nuns.

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Guest columns 4 reasons to consider horticulture therapy as an alternative treatment

4 reasons to consider horticulture therapy as an alternative treatment

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To be a good leader, share your stories

Guest columns Electronic Health Records: It's not you, it's me?

Electronic Health Records: It's not you, it's me?

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