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BIDMC's nursing and rehabilitation clinicians, however, haven't hesitated to show their appreciation for Dr. ... Realizing that “we needed a better mechanism to get patients to specific nursing homes,” he now hires nurses and social workers as care
November 2012

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HealthGrades, a company that rates hospitals, nursing homes and physicians, used data from 41 million Medicare records to conduct its fifth Patient Safety in American Hospitals Study.
June 2008

The current and future state of stroke treatment

rates of discharge to home instead of nursing homes.
January 2015

Journal watch: Recent studies of note

Although discharge to home is generally considered a positive outcome, the authors speculated that their findings could reflect differences in family support, attitudes toward nursing homes or financial resources.
July 2008

Acinetobacter baumannii infections increasingly resistant to antibiotics

Multidrug resistance was most common in nursing homes (46.5%), followed by general hospital wards (29.2%), ICUs (28.7%), and outpatient settings (26.2%). ... The finding of lower drug resistance in ICUs than in some other settings is contrary to common
September 2015

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

Helping homeless patients during COVID-19

In addition, the phone call “interviews led to several people being redirected to more appropriate care settings, including hospitals, psychiatric units, and nursing homes,” the report authors wrote. ... For example, hospitalists in some communities
September 2020

In the News

Discharges to home health grew by 53%;. Discharges to nursing homes grew by 30%; and.
October 2008

Success Story: Dedicated MRSA unit cuts hospital costs and length of stay

Cohorting worked well to control the outbreak, so the hospital implemented a plan to permanently designate a MRSA unit, complete with a dedicated nursing staff. ... Crouse routinely screens all high-risk patients for MRSA, including those being
March 2008

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

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