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The big gap in your nursing home

The big gap in your nursing home


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


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.

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