Amy Novotney

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Damaging hand-offs

Damaging hand-offs

With the stakes raised for more and more admissions — and departures — communication is critical for long-term care providers looking to partner with hospitals

Electromagnet treatment shows promise

Pulsed electromagnetic field therapy appears to accelerate wound healing and improve blood circulation in chronic diabetic foot ulcers, according to a small study by researchers.

New guidance: assess risks, document for all in facilities

Updated guidelines on preventing and managing pressure ulcers are now available for use.

Data security concerns still haunt Medicare contractors

Data security concerns still haunt Medicare contractors

Information security at nine selected Medicare administrative contractors, at least as of two years ago, was improving, but deficiencies remain, according to a report from the Department of Health & Human Services Office of the Inspector General.

Profile: Diane Carter

Profile: Diane Carter

When Diane Carter was 14 years old, she volunteered as a candy striper at a nursing home near her home in Denver.

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