Improved discharge directions and communication between patients and providers could prevent more than a fourth of hospital readmissions, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
A landmark legal settlement that, in part, compels the federal government to pay for more therapy and treatment of Medicare beneficiaries is not being adhered to, advocates complained in court recently.
The other shoe dropped when a lawsuit against a South Dakota nursing home was filed after an employee posted nude photos of a resident on social media.
Now that we’re in the midst of spring and warmer summer months beckon, it is time to check readiness to provide resident safety and security, especially from a host of heat and sun-related problems. As experts note here, a little common sense goes a long way.
Phototherapy, a type of non-invasive light therapy, may help speed up the healing rate of diabetic ulcers when combined with conventional podiatric interventions, according to new research.