TITLE

Attention, please: Reports spotlight quality, patient-safety concerns at nursing homes

AUTHOR(S)
McKinney, Maureen
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;5/16/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 20, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with a report from the inspector general's office of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) on the quality and safety deficiencies in the country's nursing homes. The May 9, 2011 report highlighted quality and safety deficiencies in nursing homes, including overprescribing of antipsychotic drugs and poor infection control. Doctor David Gifford of the American Health Care Association commented on the report.
ACCESSION #
60778186

 

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