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The University of Rochester published a study finding that nursing home residents who received “ultrahigh intensity” rehabilitation increased by 65% from October 2012 to April 2016, some even in their ... read more

Nursing home beds in short supply in the Upper Valley

Problems with moving patients out of hospitals create obstacles to moving patients into ... lost several nursing homes in recent years. Just last year, Brookside Health and Rehabilitation Center ... read more

Must-Reads Of The Week From Brianna Labuskes

Bloomberg takes a closer look at these cash-strapped facilities and the questionable decisions made about patients’ rehab. Bloomberg: Nursing Homes Are Pushing the Dying Into Pricey Rehab • In good ne... read more

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Editorial issues a call to action for end-of-life care of older adults in nursing homes

"Their report on dying in America presents us with an opportunity to have a national conversation about how we can better care for the many individuals who will die in nursing homes. Unless we use thi... read more


Long-Term Care: Glossary of Terms

You've heard of nursing homes ... getting out into neighborhoods and getting lost. Staff members are specially trained to offer 24-hour care and daily assistance on units designed to appeal to these r... read more

New Medicaid feature to reduce future nursing home enrollees

The idea ran into opposition from nursing homes, suspicion of for-profit insurance companies, territorial battles and — after Wolf's administration began pushing for it in 2015 — delays in scrounging ... read more

Future Looks Bright For Home Healthcare Companies

Institutionalizing people is very expensive ... others into home health care. A network of companies sprouted providing medical and personal support services to patients at home. Services eligible for ... read more

Preventing Hospital Delirium

My family and I watched my mother suddenly descend into delirium during her hospital ... That includes additional rehabilitation services, home health and caregiver care, and nursing home care. That’s ... read more

Orthopedic group blazes trail as hip, knee replacements move out of hospitals

Independent doctors sense smaller practices "are dying. Lots of young doctors are employed ... including physical therapy, rehabilitation, home health or nursing home care. From April through October, ... read more

Prepare to be on your own in a major Pacific Northwest disaster

That will be schools or nursing homes. If your house is on fire ... What if some electromagnetic pulse turns your smartphone into an expensive brick? Many of us, especially millennials, live and die o... read more

Maryland works to bring doctors, nursing homes into Medicare cost control program

"If we didn't change the payment system, those of us trying to get to the triple aim could do the right thing into extinction ... that are expensive to treat, said Isabella Firth, president of LifeSpa... read more

Why New York Lags So Far Behind on Natural Childbirth

After five hours, she was ready to push. “The baby was coming, and I was still in triage,” she said. Eventually, a proper hospital bed arrived. Orderlies then rolled Ms. Binderow down the hall and int... read more



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