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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

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

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

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

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

Observation care rate rises, inpatient rate drops, for Medicare patients

Doing so can expose patients to greater out-of-pocket expenses if they are eventually admitted to nursing homes, because they haven't hit the three-day inpatient stay requirement for ... Medicare coverage of nursing homes, the authors noted.
June 2012

An order not to hospitalize

This result indicates that advance directives are underutilized among older adults in New York State nursing homes, even though federal law has further required that people (or a surrogate if the ... person is incapacitated) be advised of their right to
August 2017

Working together to stop superbugs

In the nursing homes, we were able to drop them by about half.”. ... Lin. All Illinois nursing homes also have access to the registry, although they query the registry manually at this time.
September 2019

Shorter hospital stay after hip fracture associated with increased mortality risk, study finds

in surgical patients, and evaluate whether early discharge to rehabilitation centers or nursing homes is associated with a worse outcome,” the authors wrote.
March 2015

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