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Fewer than half of nursing home staff are vaccinated in more than a dozen states

Less than half of nursing home staffers across 15 states have been fully vaccinated despite the disproportionate level of harm that COVID-19 imposes on seniors, a trend that elder care advocates fear could put the most vulnerable populations at risk. Long-term care facilities such as nursing homes in 15 states, including Mississippi, Wyoming, Alabama, and… Read More »

“Heroes Work Here:” Never More True at Angel Medical Center Than During the Pandemic Year

Karen Gorby By Karen S. Gorby, RN, MSN, MBA, CENP, FACHE It’s May, and as we enjoy a beautiful spring — as well as the chance to get out and about more since we have been fortunate to have access to the COVID-19 vaccine — it promises to be quite different than last year’s. Twelve… Read More »

Pre-pandemic, more than half of hospitals nab above-average Leapfrog safety grades

Dive Brief: One-third of the nation’s hospitals received A grades for the quality of care they provide, according to the Leapfrog Group’s annual survey, which graded more than 2,700 acute care facilities nationwide. Another 24% received B grades, suggesting that the nation’s hospitals are generally performing well in terms of the quality and safety of… Read More »