Tag Archives for Department of Health and Human Services

Surprise: President’s Long Term Care Program May not Happen?

Ok. Hands up if you thought Obama’s Class Act- which was designed to help Americans cover the cost of aid for daily living needs such as bathing and using the toilet should they become too old or sick to care…

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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…

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