Clinical CareWomen Now Drink as Much as Men — And Are Prone to Sickness Sooner
For nearly a century, women have been closing the gender gap in alcohol consumption, binge-drinking and alcohol use disorder.
Covid-19Tips for Older Adults to Regain Their Game After Being Cooped Up for More Than a Year
Millions of older Americans are struggling with physical, emotional and cognitive challenges following a year of being cooped up inside.
StrategyAddiction Treatment Providers in Pa. Face Little State Scrutiny Despite Harm to Clients
A KHN-Spotlight PA investigation found that Pennsylvania has allowed providers to continue operating despite repeated violations of state regulations and...
Clinical CareProMedica, MetroHealth Partner on Innovative Senior Care Facility
The new facility in Cleveland will combine a range of services, including intensive rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and a multi-specialty geriatric...
Covid-19Learning to Live Again: A Lazarus Tale From the COVID Front Lines
Rancho Los Amigos treats only patients recovering from severe illness and long stays in intensive care.
Clinical CareCoronavirus: Speech Language Pathologists Playing Key Frontline Role
Coronavirus patients who are placed on ventilators need help from speech language pathologists such as restoring the ability to swallow.
Clinical CareNorthwell Opens Acute Ventilator Recovery Units for Coronavirus Patients
For seriously ill coronavirus patients, acute ventilator recovery units serve as a bridge between ICU care and acute rehabilitation facilities.
Clinical CareTampa General, Kindred Healthcare JV Will Build Rehab Hospital
The $35 million, 80,000-square-foot hospital is expected to open in the fall of 2021.
FinanceQuarterly Financials Up, Yearly Financials Down for Encompass
The Birmingham, Alabama-based post acute care provider saw cash flows slide by nearly 17% year-over-year.
NursingDoctors And Nurses With Addictions Often Denied A Crucial Recovery Option
Non-disciplinary programs monitor doctors and nurses for a number of years and are monitored by addiction specialists and state authorities.
Clinical CareNew Kindred Healthcare CMO Wants to Bridge the Payer-Provider Gap
The new chief medical officer at Kindred Healthcare, with a background in emergency medicine and health plan management, is focused...
Encompass Health to Pay $48M to Settle False Claims Allegations
Federal prosecutors said the company allegedly submitted false diagnoses to maintain its status as a Medicare IRF and get a...