A Congressional proposal to provide low-wage hourly employees with more stability and workplace protections could hit nursing homes.
Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors returned a record $100.4 million in identified underpayments to providers between April and June.
Providers use room turnover as an opportunity to eliminate sometimes deadly bugs by layering basic cleaning with next-generation solvents and technology
With a supportive work environment and plenty of opportunity, Oregon took first in a 2014 ranking of the best and worst states for nursing.
Efforts at reducing rehospitalization of nursing home residents can empower nurses, but such initiatives can also put them in challenging positions, according to study results published in the May issue of Research in Gerontological Nursing.