When it comes to free Medicaid dollars, some governors in a state of denial
Jun 10, 2013
Under a newly expanded Medicaid program option, states stand to reap billions of dollars in what amounts to free money. Much of this could go toward better resident care. But some governors can’t...
Engaging ER physicians the way to go for long-term care
May 23, 2013
Healthcare journalists may have fallen inadvertently into triggering a Pavlovian response in our readers: We write “hospital readmissions” and you click.
The real key to keeping employees well
May 20, 2013
Many long-term care operators have begun to put wellness programs in place. And by most accounts, they seem to be working out well so far. But do wellness programs really work? The short answer appears...
Researchers say: IT systems are an ‘unfulfilled promise’
Mar 02, 2013
The healthcare industry’s deployment of information technology systems has fallen short of the expectations projected by the RAND Corporation in 2005.
Federal program would help consumers report medical mistakes, flaws
Sep 25, 2012
Government officials are developing a program that would make it easier for patients and their families to report medical mistakes made by healthcare providers.