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Too Many “Oops!” for Older Hospitalized Patients

“Could it have been prevented?”, the concerned family member asks , and, in way too many instances, the answer is “yes!” A  report from the Department of Health and Human Services reports that 14% of hospitalized Medicare patients suffered harms deemed “clearly or … Continue reading

Categories: Aging, Health Care, Hospitals, Medical News
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Crowned Hospital Chef of the Year

Yup, there’s actually such a title. A recent Wall Street Journal article highlighted the growth of a new genre – upscale, more palatable cuisine now offered in healthcare facilities. The typical hospital fare such as jello, soggy sandwiches and tasteless … Continue reading

Categories: Health Care, Hospitals, Long Term Care, Rehab
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