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Hardesty promoted at Remedi

Hardesty promoted at Remedi

Jennifer L. Hardesty, PharmD, FASCP, has been named the chief clinical officer at Remedi SeniorCare. She will be responsible for the "continued development and implementation of the clinical programs for the company, as well as providing direction and standard reporting tools for Remedi's consultant pharmacists," the company said.

The big gap in your nursing home

The big gap in your nursing home

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There's a tremendous lack of evidence-based research practices in nursing homes and much of what happens every day is based on belief rather than fact. We need to embrace research as a way to improve quality standards for long-term care residents.

Remedi announces new VP

Bill Vaughan is the new Vice President of Education and Clinical Affairs at Remedi SeniorCare®. In this new position, he will serve as a clinical resource for Remedi customers, partners and industry professionals.

Researchers show how MRSA contact precautions lead to better hand hygiene

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Contact precautions for patients with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus led to healthcare workers practicing better hand hygiene, a study has found.

Current healthcare cleaning protocol ineffective against A. baumannii

The current healthcare cleaning protocol may be inadequate to rid patient rooms of multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii, according to a study in the December issue of the American Journal of Infection Control.

Study: Mechanical lifts improve injury rates in long-term care facilities

Making safe-lift programs a priority at long-term care facilities could be the key to reducing injuries and worker compensation costs, according to a new report.