New York City

CenterLight Health System expands home health

CenterLight Health System, a New York-based long-term care provider, has launched CenterLight Certified Home Health Agency to provide short-term care to individuals who need skilled health services at home.

Bloomberg ban on plastic-foam containers would cost healthcare industry millions

Bloomberg ban on plastic-foam containers would cost healthcare industry millions

A plastic-foam ban could have a profound impact on the healthcare industry, from nursing homes and assisted living facilities to hospitals. Polystyrene foam cups have other advantages over paper cups in settings that cater to seniors.

Nursing home evacuations kept residents safe from Hurricane Irene

Mandatory nursing home evacuations helped states avert tragedy as Hurricane Irene made its way up the East Coast over the weekend, officials said.

IT project aims to reduce hospital readmissions

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As the government strives to limit rehospitalizations, one nursing home and a couple of hospitals in New York City are staying ahead of the pack.