Faithfully merging palliative care and infection control reduces harmful resident transfers: study
Mar 02, 2021
The more a nursing home adheres to the newer concept of integrated best practices in these areas, the fewer hospital transfers in residents with advanced dementia, researchers say.
Nursing home infection rates have increased across the board, hepatitis has surged 50%, Columbia researchers...
Oct 09, 2014
The rate of nursing home infections increased during a recent five-year period, with especially dramatic surges in multi-drug resistant organisms and viral hepatitis, according to recently published findings...
Smartphones, tablets may help smokers quit
Apr 01, 2014
Smartphones and tablets may offer a new way for healthcare providers to help people quit smoking, according to a study from the Columbia University School of Nursing.