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Resident on resident mistreatment is an urgent problem, researchers say

Resident on resident mistreatment is an urgent problem, researchers say

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About 20% of nursing home residents experience mistreatment from a fellow resident in a given month, according to findings announced Thursday by Weill Cornell Medical College and Cornell University.

Martin promoted at Jewish Home Lifecare

Martin promoted at Jewish Home Lifecare

Melissa L. Martin, M.D., is the new medical director for the Jewish Home Lifecare Manhattan Division. She will oversee care for more than 500 rehabilitation and nursing home patients.

Study: Residents like health information technology but researchers say actual benefits tough to measure

Comprehensive health information technology does not lead to any measurable improvements in the health outcomes of elderly nursing home residents, a new study finds.