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Home-Based Stroke Therapy Improves Outcomes, Eliminates Wait Times, Saves Money, Study Suggests Home delivery of stroke rehabilitation improves care, eliminates waiting lists for treatment and saves hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in hospital costs, according to a quality improvement project presented October 1 at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
More Nursing Care Staff are Needed in Order to Curb Bacteria-related Deaths What I saw in the nursing facilities makes me not want to be a patient there in the future. I believe staffing is currently dangerously low in Maine’s nursing facilities — and it’s allowed by Maine regulations governing the licensing of nursing facilities.
RN on the 47%: “My Patients Don’t Feel ‘Entitled,’ They Just Need Help” I am a nurse at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh and my patients are diverse. They are men and women aging faster and requiring more care than their checkbooks can keep up with.
Wal-Mart Workers Tell Wall Street About Hard Work, Low Pay Wal-Mart Stores employees who say the world’s largest retailer’s labor practices are unfair voiced their concerns to Wall Street analysts on Monday, claiming that problems like long lines and empty shelves are systemic
Do Seniors Turn to the Right Places at End-of-Life? A new study says almost one third of Medicare’s beneficiaries use the program to pay for end-of-life care at nursing homes, which may not be equipped to treat or prevent pain and suffering.