Nursing home workers picket over pay, bed bugs, alleged labor-busting tactics … Florida grapples with increases in senior veterans, need for additional services … US flu activity continues to decline...
Also in the News for Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022
Nov 09, 2022
Class action lawsuit against NY nursing home for patient deaths … NJ veteran’s nursing home accused of putting residents in immediate jeopardy … Study finds disparities in LTC patients’ access...
Study: Black vets with COVID less likely to receive drug therapies than white vets
Oct 28, 2022
Older Black veterans hospitalized with COVID-19 were less likely to receive drug treatments for their illness than older white veterans, a study of over 43,000 patients has found.
Veterans nursing home system explores overhaul, expanded services
Oct 25, 2022
Mired in a 40-year-old system it no longer feels is effective, the Missouri Veterans Commission is pushing to evolve its nursing homes.
Also in the News for Oct. 24, 2022
Oct 24, 2022
Psychologist who worked with nursing homes convicted of fraud … HHS commits $13 million for nurse education and training … CMS asks for comment on information collection, including PACE info … Wyoming...
New McKnight’s Pinnacle Awards to honor skilled nursing veterans, others
James M. Berklan
Oct 03, 2022
The newest McKnight’s awards program is designed to recognize industry veterans for their accomplishments and inspiration.
Potential moral injury seen in healthcare workers similar to vets
Apr 12, 2022
Demographic characteristics suggestive of less empowerment may increase risk for moral injury
Let’s give vets a fighting chance
Aug 25, 2021
As with Afghanistan, some veterans homes have collapsed under the weight of a crisis, despite the backing of the U.S. government.
Lining up for the great hand-hygiene escape
Jun 30, 2021
When’s the last time your employees lined up during lunch breaks for voluntary training? Proving again that healthcare workers are among the world’s most resourceful, a team from the Central Texas...
Veterans more likely to lose a limb to chronic disease than battle, study finds
Jan 27, 2021
An analysis of health records from veterans up to age 76 show that peripheral arterial disease and diabetes are prevalent in amputees, while trauma is rarely a cause of amputation.