Saturday February 1, 2014
The OIG recommends that the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) raise awareness of nursing home safety and seek to reduce resident harm through methods used to promote hospital safety efforts.
Tuesday August 6, 2013
There have been recent newspaper articles in the United States reporting outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease in retirement communities.
Wednesday July 11, 2012
Suicide is tragic. It cuts a life short, and it devastates the family, friends and loved ones left behind. Those who survive a suicide attempt might end up with severe disability or other injuries. The children of people who die by suicide are more likely to later die by suicide themselves. With such extreme consequences, why would anyone make the dire decision to choose death over life?