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Q: What are your thoughts on the COVID-19 situation in nursing homes? ... safety in nursing homes in order to get ahead of the next crisis.
June 2020

Physicians step up as initiatives change nursing home care

Some of the issues affecting nursing homes have to do with how physicians are trained. ... An educational intervention on drug use in nursing homes improves health outcomes resource utilization and reduces inappropriate drug prescription.
March 2015

A vision of the future

A: The need for care in nursing homes is literally what the hospital used to be like 10 years ago, in terms of acuity of patients. ... EHR. By the same token, these nursing homes are way behind. We have nursing homes literally today that still don't have
July 2012

Larger, for-profit hospitals use feeding tubes more often in some patients

Acute care hospitals that are larger, have greater ICU use, and operate for profit are more likely than other hospitals to insert feeding tubes in patients admitted from nursing homes with ... wishes and reflects a clear discussion of risks and benefits,
February 2010


However, not all hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities are utilizing that strategy. ... The intensity of surveillance for discharging to a nursing home may be prioritized more frequently than if being discharged back home, since the
May 2020

Perfecting post-acute care

We have historically done a poor job of understanding the differential outcomes at various nursing homes,” said Dr. ... The nursing homes patients currently go to are not the always the highest financially efficient ones, but that's likely to change
April 2016

Lost in transition

nurses at the nursing homes. ... Coleman. Transcription errors can also arise with EHRs, because in most nursing homes, the information still has to be collected from one computer and entered into another, he explained.
September 2009

Models show state-wide coordination could prevent many resistant infections

Individual hospitals' efforts to fight carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae will be significantly less effective than a collaborative effort among a network of hospitals and nursing homes, according to a study. ... The study included 2 models of
August 2015

Notes from the field: Hospital medicine in Japan

An increasing incidence of dementia adds another burden. Nursing homes are in short supply as cultural changes such as movement to cities and more women in the workforce create a shift
January 2017

Hospital medicine in Portugal

Waste and duplication of care are additional concerns. At the moment, the average length of stay runs in the seven-day range, with a lack of nursing homes leading to prolonged
July 2010

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