August 01, 2018 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 01, 2018

Clinics often prescribe bad antibiotics

Residents who receive care at an outpatient clinic are nearly three times as likely to be prescribed an inappropriate antibiotic, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have reported.

Staffing totals don’t add up

Nursing homes were placed under a hot spotlight in mid-July after The New York Times ran a lengthy story criticizing fluctuations and apparent understaffing revealed through a new federal data collection process.

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