Emeritus Senior Living has engaged high-profile attorneys in its bid to overturn the verdict handed down by a jury in March, under which Emeritus would have to pay nearly $23 million in punitive damages related to the death of a resident who had pressure wounds.
Document, document, document: That's the key to avoiding costly wound care mishaps in a nursing facility, an attorney told McKnight's Online Expo participants Thursday.
Improving the quality of care and targeting waste and fraud are priorities for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, chief Donald Berwick, M.D. told a large group of long-term care providers Tuesday.
Black nursing home residents are more likely that white residents to develop pressure wounds, a new study reveals.
A revolutionary borate glass nanofiber material appeared to speed up healing and repair long-term wounds in eight out of 12 diabetic patients with venous stasis wounds, according to new research.
Researchers have developed a new growth factor delivery system that heals wounds such as pressure sores and diabetic foot ulcers faster than previous treatments.