COMMENTARY: A nurse-led clinical pathway reduced hospitalizations in nursing home residents with pneumonia
- A nurse-led clinical pathway reduced hospitalizations in nursing home residents with pneumonia. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 145 Issue 3, p81
The article presents information on a study that was conducted to determine whether a nurse-led clinical pathway is more effective than usual care for reducing hospitalization. Residents in the clinical pathway group had a lower hospitalization rate than did those in the usual care group. Groups...
- LARGEST NURSING HOMES AND NURSING-HOME CHAINS. Lessard, Raelyn; Marks, Anne; McClure, Ian // Crain's Detroit Business;6/30/2003, Vol. 19 Issue 26, p16
Presents data on largest nursing homes and nursing-home chains in Michigan as of June 30, 2003. Number of licensed beds at Ciena Healthcare Management as of August 2003; Total Detroit area employees at Heartland Health Care Centers; Top executive at Mariner Post Acute Network.
- BY THE NUMBERS. // Modern Healthcare;10/3/2005, Vol. 35 Issue 40, p9
Presents the results of an annual survey on the average private-pay rate for a private nursing home room from 2002 to 2005 published by MetLife Mature Market Institute.
- Rurality and Nursing Home Quality: Results from a National Sample of Nursing Home Admissions. Phillips, Charles D.; Holan, Scott; Sherman, Michael; Williams, Malgorzata Leyk; Hawes, Catherine // American Journal of Public Health;Oct2004, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p1717
Objectives. We examined differences in quality of care among nursing homes in locales of varying degrees of rurality. Methods. We classified locales into 4 classes according to rurality. We analyzed a 10% sample of nursing home admissions in the United States in 2000 (n=198613) to estimate...
- Identification and Evaluation of Existing Nursing Homes Quality Indicators. Berg, Katherine; Mor, Vincent; Morris, John; Murphy, Katharine M.; Moore, Terry; Harris, Yael // Health Care Financing Review;Summer2002, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p19
Presents a study which evaluated the quality indicators (QI) for long term care in the U.S. Significance of the quality indicators in health care delivery; Objectives of QI; Methods used in initial empirical analyses.
- Increasing quality in nursing homes decreases costs. // American Nurse;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p8
Cites a research at the University of Missouri-Columbia which found that nursing homes do not save money by providing a low quality of care.
- Executive analysis. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;Dec2000, Vol. 49 Issue 12, p40
Interviews several executives of nursing homes and assisted living facilities in the United States about their views on the industry. Specific solutions to caregiving and business problems that facilities face; Responses of health care investors to financial stability in the health care...
- DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES: NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION. // Illinois Register;5/25/2012, Vol. 36 Issue 21, p8057
The article presents a notice of public information by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) of Illinois. The HFS provides information regarding changes in hospitals and nursing facilities reimbursement for providing medical services on or after July 1, 2012. It is mentioned...
- Nursing homes target boomers. Fleetwood, Carmen // Crain's New York Business;10/22/2007, Vol. 23 Issue 43, p20
This article presents information related to the opportunities that people from baby boom generation offer to nursing homes in New York City. It is reported that at a time when fewer New Yorkers are living out their final years in nursing homes, the surging baby-boomer generation might be the...