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Data supremacy and how hospitals and nursing homes are alike

Data supremacy and how hospitals and nursing homes are alike

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To the owners and operators of skilled nursing facilities: If you don't think you and hospitals aren't much alike, think again. That seemed to be one of the strongest messages out of a focus group I recently took part in.

Nursing homes show improvement despite bleak overall healthcare picture, states' scorecards reveal

Nursing homes show improvement despite bleak overall healthcare picture, states' scorecards reveal

Improvements in some measures of nursing home and hospital quality were among the few bright spots in a new state-by-state analysis from the Commonwealth Fund that shows healthcare systems nationwide are under a great deal of stress.