Most Recent Articles by Elizabeth Leis Newman
Changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System for nursing homes may be on the horizon under recommendations published by the Government Accountability Office in December.
Preventive policies are credited for lowering pressure injuries in hospitals by about half over the past decade, even as long-term care rates rose, a new analysis found.
Many hospital patients are given a feeding tube in order to be discharged to a nursing home, but often it's without receiving a palliative care assessment first, a new study has found.
Benjamin A. Breier may be at the helm of one of long-term care's industry giants as the president and CEO of Kindred Healthcare. But in one big way, he's similar to many of his employees. Work-life balance is "without a doubt, the biggest personal challenge," the father of three daughters says.
3M has introduced C. diff Solution Tablets as an alternative for providers looking to kill challenging Clostridium difficile spores.