A Massachusetts jury has awarded $14 million to the family of a nursing home resident who died due to a pressure ulcer, dehydration and other conditions linked to negligent care, according to local news reports.
Oxford Finances LLC has arranged a $6.1 million loan to finance the expansion of Synergy Health Centers, a private company in New Jersey that specializes in healthcare delivery in the skilled nurse setting. The financing will be used to acquire Park Avenue Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Arlington, MA.
Judge closes book on lawsuit involving nursing home residents with intellectual, developmental disabilitiesMay 10, 2013
A U.S. District Court judge has brought a definitive end to a large, long-running class action case involving nursing home residents with developmental and intellectual disabilities.
Dementia advocates in Massachusetts are hoping to fix a loophole that allows nursing homes to advertise dementia units without requiring special training for workers.
Massachusetts lawmakers revised a state spending plan this week that would restore a $6-million "bed hold" program for nursing homes.
Residents of Massachusetts are increasingly supportive of the state's 2006 universal healthcare law, lending belief to the idea that the national Affordable Care Act will gain more public support over time.
Nursing home regulators in Massachusetts Thursday launched a campaign to limit the use of antipsychotic drugs in facilities.
The Employee Free Choice Act, a bill that would make it easier for unions to organize, is essentially dead for now, and labor groups may have played a big part in killing it, a recent news article suggests.
The buzz among long-term care providers today, as expected, is the upset in the Massachusetts Senate race. How healthcare reform will play out now is anyone's guess.