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Improving collaboration between RNs and LPNs could reduce medication errors in nursing homes, study finds

Improving collaboration between RNs and LPNs could reduce medication errors in nursing homes, study finds

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Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses often have interchangeable responsibilities in nursing homes, which can lead to more medication errors, according to newly announced results of a study.

Medicare reimbursement cuts will force loss of 40,000 nursing home-related jobs, survey respondents say

Medicare reimbursement cuts will force loss of 40,000 nursing home-related jobs, survey respondents say

The Medicare PPS skilled nursing facility final rule that was enacted Oct. 1 could result in 20,000 nursing home layoffs nationwide and another 20,000 jobs lost to abandoned expansion activity, according to results of a new national survey.

Study: More transparency needed to enable nurses to disclose errors in nursing homes

Study: More transparency needed to enable nurses to disclose errors in nursing homes

Nursing homes need to improve communications processes and policies to make it easier for nurses to disclose errors, according to researchers of a unique new study. The researchers say their findings have implications for nursing policy and education, as well as resident safety.