Editors' Blog: Party week for nursing homes
A Saint Anne resident receives some pampering this week during National Nursing Home Week.
Healthcare payments linked to the quality of care are causing challenges to existing fraud and abuse laws, a government official said Wednesday.
Certified nursing assistants are more likely to use "elderspeak," a form of patronizing speech used with seniors, if they are familiar with the resident, if the resident has dementia, or others are not around, a study finds.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave market clearance to an extended-release opioid painkiller yesterday. It is designed for those with severe pain.