Pressure Sores

'Reprehensible' care justifies $23 million verdict against Emeritus, judge affirms

'Reprehensible' care justifies $23 million verdict against Emeritus, judge affirms

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A superior court judge has upheld a $23 million verdict against Emeritus Senior Living and ordered the company to pay an additional $4.3 million in fees and costs to the plaintiffs' lawyers, citing evidence that a former resident received abysmal care.

Court upholds Immediate Jeopardy tags

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An Alabama nursing home that did not properly handle a resident with pressure sores on her feet is on the hook for Immediate Jeopardy fines of nearly $135,000, a federal appeals court recently affirmed.

Nursing homes can achieve high quality while gaining cost efficiency, researchers find

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Nursing homes in the United States are generally efficient and able to control expenses without sacrificing quality of care, according to a recently released study in the Healthcare Management Review.