The 24th NIC national conference takes place Wednesday through Sunday in Chicago. Featured speakers include Press Ganey Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Lee at the opening general session and former chairman of the board of the Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke at Thursday's luncheon.
Andrey Ostrovsky, M.D., will explain methods and strategies to improve transitions between acute and non-acute care settings in a special webinar next Friday. Ostrovsky's talk is part of the HIMSS mHealth Open Mic Series.
As a long-term caregiver, you get yelled at, told off, put down and dumped on regularly — and that's during good weeks.
A nurse who said she was not warned that she would be threatened and "taken hostage" by a gunman during an emergency preparedness drill is suing her former Colorado nursing home employer for compensatory, punitive and actual economic damages.
Representatives of a now-defunct Massachusetts nursing home say they will appeal a jury's $14 million award to the family of a former resident who died in 2008, partly because they feel a judge inappropriately prodded jurors into an inflated figure.