Long-term care facilities dominated healthcare transactions compared to other sectors in terms of deal volume in July, according to a new update.
Gastrointestinal issues are the most commonly reported health problem among female nurses, a recently published analysis of more than 20,000 female healthcare workers shows.
Polypharmacy may be the culprit behind overtreatment for hypertension and diabetes among nursing home residents, a new study shows.
Hacking-related healthcare breaches up 162% this year ... Visual impairment in seniors linked to poor cognitive function ... Telemedicine works as well as in-person treatment for Parkinson's, study says
Shareholders of Sabra Health Care REIT and Care Capital Properties have voted to give the green light to a deal that will combine the two into one real estate investment trust, the companies announced this week.
Hospice patients and their families now will be able to compare potential providers due to the launch of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' new Hospice Compare website on Wednesday.
Healthcare system executives salaries are on the rise, and that trend is expected to continue as the healthcare industry continues to move to a value-based reimbursement landscape, Modern Healthcare reported on Monday.
New CMS fraud auditing process will target providers with high error rates ... DON barred from working in healthcare facilities after falsifying records to cover up resident's fall ... Podiatrist sentenced to prison, $7 million in restitution for LTC fraud scheme
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services wants to drop the number of mandatory geographic areas participating in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement model from 67 to 34, according to a proposal issued Tuesday.
The recent legislative battle over repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act helped increase understanding of Medicaid's importance and support for the program, according to some observers.
Lower-performing nursing homes may have a more difficult time delivering resident-centered care due to turnover and lack of administrator guidance, a new study shows.
Two charged with filing false Medicare enrollment documents in $7.1 million hospice scheme ... Standing workouts better than seated for preserving seniors' mobility ... Statin use varies significantly across SNF residents, physicians
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is planning to pull the plug on its recently released — and frequently delayed — bundled payment models for cardiac and orthopedic care.
Nearly twice the number of beneficiaries originally projected to participate in Medicare-covered end-of-life care consultations did so during the first year of the program, according to a report published Monday.
The Department of Health and Human Services will have another shot at explaining why it believes a four-year timeline is "impossible" for clearing out the current backlog of Medicare claims appeals, thanks to a recent court ruling.
4 nursing home employees charged with stealing $14,000 from facility ... FDA issues warning over possibly contaminated stool softeners, dietary supplements ... Officials question readmission reduction program results, future
Nursing assistants and attendants may have a slightly higher risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis than women in other professions, a new study shows.
Texas lawmakers voted last week to repeal a previously-passed piece of legislation designed to improve voting procedures for nursing home residents.
Post-fall assessments need to be standardized to examine and prevent future falls, a recent Canadian study found.
Nearly one in five hospice patients are discharged from hospice before they die, report finds ... Judge calls Trump's 'one-in, two-out' regulatory policy into question ... Republican lawmakers launch petition to force vote on ACA repeal bill