Also in the News for Wednesday, Feb. 15
CMS releases manual updated with new requirements of participation … Quality improvement tracking most common barrier to reducing readmissions … Telehealth program shown to halve hospital admissions
Vaccines with four times the antigen of standard flu vaccines significantly decrease the risk of respiratory and all-cause hospitalizations during flu season, according to the largest nursing home study conducted ...
More nonprofit senior living and care providers with multiple properties are adopting electronic health records than smaller nonprofit organizations, according to the results of a recent LeadingAge survey.
Hospitals' efforts to lower readmission rates didn't raise patients' post-discharge mortality rates, a new study shows.