U.S., Canada ‘not that different’ in LTC staff response to pandemic work conditions: study
Feb 19, 2021
“We talk about how great Canada’s healthcare system is vis-à-vis that of the United States … but we are not that different when it comes to long-term care,” the researchers say.
Model shows how U.S. might halve COVID nursing home deaths
Feb 18, 2021
The United States’ method of financing long-term care services, as well as infection control practices and facilities’ average size have been key factors why U.S. nursing homes have experienced more...
81 percent of COVID-19 deaths here are nursing home-related — double the average; global rates ‘both...
Jul 01, 2020
More than 80% of all COVID-19 deaths in Canada are from long-term care facilities and retirement homes, according to a new analysis from the Canadian Institute for Health Information.
U.S. healthcare system lags behind other industrial countries for quality, access and efficiency
Jun 24, 2010
The U.S. may have won the first round of the World Cup, but it has come up short in another international contest—Best Healthcare System, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.