Clinical CareHome Health Market to Expand, Staffing Obstacles Remain
Over 61% of respondents said staffing is the biggest problem facing their organization.
StrategyThe $11M Medicare Tool That Gives Seniors the Wrong Insurance Information
The Trump administration redesigned the online Medicare Cost Finder for seniors to compare complex health insurance options. But consumer advocates...
Clinical Care4 Models to Operate Geriatric Emergency Departments
The four different approaches to establishing geriatric emergency department services vary in the amount of resources required.
Clinical CareWhen it Comes to Frail Patients, There's No Such Thing as Low-Risk Surgery
Study calls for universal pre-surgery frailty screenings, even for procedures determined to be of low or moderate risk.
NursingNurse-Led Program Improves Care of Older Adults
NICHE program supports healthcare organizations in caring for older adults.
Clinical CareFall Prevention Needs More Attention, Senators, Witnesses Say
Cost to Medicare and Medicaid is estimated at $37.5 billion annually.
Clinical Care'Fear Of Falling': How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed
Hospitals have become so overzealous in fall prevention that they are producing an 'epidemic of immobility.'
Drumbeat Builds For A Peace Corps Of Caregivers
HHS is taking steps to establish a National Volunteer Care Corps.
Clinical CareGeography Determines Access to Palliative Care
The study found that 90% of hospitals with palliative care are in urban areas, and 17% of rural hospitals with...
Clinical CareFrailty Tied to Greater Risk of Readmissions
Also associated with short-term mortality in Medicare patients with pneumonia, heart problems.
Clinical Care162 Hospitals and Physician Practices Earn Age-Friendly Health Systems Recognition
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement initiative is promoting a four-part framework of evidence-based care for Americans over age 65.
Clinical CareIn Search Of Age-Friendly Health Care, Finding Room For Improvement
For older adults, health care facilities can be difficult to navigate and, occasionally, perilous.