Disability Rehabilitation and Hospitals Information Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2019-03-25
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List of Rehab - Hospitals Publications:
Key COVID-19 Recommendations to Nursing Homes, State and Local Governments Issued by Trump Administration
CMS and CDC issue critical recommendations to state and local governments and nursing homes to help mitigate spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in nursing homes.
Individual hospital menus and government guidelines on nutritional requirements from countries including Switzerland, Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom.
Study compares hospice care in nursing homes, assisted living facilities and patient homes.
More attention to how advance directives are used in nursing homes may reduce unnecessary care and save health care costs while respecting residents end of life wishes.
Social and political factors influence physician and nurse workforce supply world-wide - More to positive patient outcomes than organizational resources and infrastructure.
Urgent care centers are the affordable, fast, and convenient alternative to emergency rooms and physician visits.
Study reveals nurses possess unique personality profile that distinguishes them from rest of population and allows them to adapt to challenging field.
Strategies that build on this and the other variables identified in our study may improve hospital nursing retention rates.
Asking just two questions may be able to help nurses and doctors easily identify delirium in hospitalized seniors.
Johns Hopkins researchers sound off on the dangers of hospital consolidation - Rise of hospital monopolies can drive up costs, threaten quality of care.
New guidance outlines policies regarding use of animals in healthcare facilities, including service animals, research animals and personal pet visitation.
Study of Medicare beneficiaries suggests at the regional level, regional culture and infrastructure could contribute to inappropriate imaging.
Each day in America 9,000 health care workers experience a disabling form of injury as they perform their work-related tasks.
Consumer advocates will discuss real financial threat patients face in a class-action lawsuit against Health Net for misrepresenting their physician and hospital networks.
More than half of patients in ICU using ventilators to help them breathe could benefit from assistive communication tools.
Closing Loopholes Allowing Physicians to Refer Patients to Enterprises in Which they Have Financial Stake
Ending the controversial practice might save the federal government hundreds of millions of dollars a year.
Study compares characteristics of hospice patients in nursing homes with hospice patients living in the community.
2015 hazards list highlights safety topics ECRI Institute deems crucial for hospitals to address in the coming year.
Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) meeting with MPs and senators to improve health for seniors by providing health care to elderly in their homes.
Gold Crest Care Center focuses on how psychological counseling can lead to improved happiness and health for the elderly.
Uninted States doctors charging Medicare millions for apparently unnecessary tests of seniors for illegal drugs like cocaine and PCP.
Inappropriate, disruptive, or hostile behavior between nursing home residents is a sizable and growing problem.
Spirituality helps to sustain health care workers and patients by recognizing and supporting a sense of meaning and purpose in life.
CMS reducing payments to U.S. hospitals with excessive readmission rates for patients with heart failure, heart attack, or pneumonia.
Free worksheet from NHPCO, Choosing a Quality Hospice, will help patients and families with questions to consider when learning about or choosing a hospice.
Study examines differences in payment and income between surgeons who perform operations, procedures or tests, and general physicians.
Results of parents survey regarding how online ratings of physicians influenced their choices in seeking healthcare providers for their kids.
Research shows significant price difference for blood tests in California hospitals, with some patients charged $10 for one test and others charged $10,169 for identical test.
Medicare will fine hospitals for serving Medicare patients twice in 30 days. The fines reduce hospital care for seniors and save Medicare money.
Hospitalizations and costs for treating irregular heartbeats are escalating according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Circulation.
Information from Elder Care Alliance regarding its partnership with Hearthstone Institute to implement the I am Still Here approach in its communities.
Winning TechSandbox competition team develop virtual reality game that provides real-time feedback to patients undergoing stroke therapy.
Information and definition of Concierge medicine which focuses on preventative care planning and a number of additional advanced personalized health care services.
Review of senior assistive living and retirement home facility in the Montreal area also catering for persons with a disability.
Report examines impact of federal and state policy decisions on community health centers and their ability to continue providing primary care to low income people without access to health care services by 2020.
Report published online this month calls for some simple adjustments to intern communications to make the experience of a hospital stay better.
According to a University of Montreal research team quality of care provided by female doctors is higher than that of their male counterparts while the productivity of males is greater.
Study concludes problems with antibiotic resistance faced by outpatients may be as bad as those in hospitalized patients.
Findings support the regulation of hospital beds by keeping the number of hospital beds aligned with health care needs of the population.
Craig Hospital located in Denver Colorado is an acute care and rehabilitation hospital exclusively specializing in research and neuro-rehabilitation of people who have experienced SCI or TBI.
Steps patients can take to regain strength, stamina, cognitive decline, and mental sharpness after spending time in hospital.
Investigating factors that influence our motivation to engage in and adhere to behaviors that promote good health.
Over half of physicians told patients their prognosis looked better than it did, whereas other times tried to scare patients out of bad health behavior by making a prognosis seem more threatening than it truly was.
Nearly 17% of nurses who work in outpatient chemotherapy infusion centers reported being exposed on skin or eyes to toxic drugs they deliver.
Mobile devices in hospitals and medical centers are ideal for information sharing and time savings but pose huge security risks to patient information.
Full time nurses top all other occupations in rates of illness and disability related absenteeism.
PatientSecure uses a cutting edge biometric technology to identify patients by utilizing near infrared light to map an image of the blood flow pattern through veins in the palm.
Rehospitalization of senior patients within 30 days of discharge from a skilled nursing facility has risen dramatically in recent years.
Researchers found clinical conditions tracked in the pay-for- performance program did not bring to light any significant racial and ethnic disparities in hospital care.
New index to measure UK hospital mortality rates that has been accepted for use by the Department of Health.
As the population ages hospitals need to measure the quality of care they provide for the over 65s and implement programs to meet their needs.
First North American study to look at ED use by adults with intellectual disabilities.
Patient safety at US hospitals not getting better despite efforts to improve patient care reduce infection rates and decrease occurrence of preventable medical errors.
CMS decision to enforce regulations that require physicians to have face-to-face encounters with homebound patients to receive Medicare benefits is a mistake.
The post-operative knee surgery treatment began with a series of leg exercises breathing exercises and tips on posture.
National Quality Forum (NQF) has endorsed 21 measures to be used to care for both long-term residents and short-stay patients.
Best Nursing Homes list highlights facilities across the nation providing high-quality care for elderly Americans and their families.
Difficult patient clinician encounters have a negative impact on patients health outcomes.
Examines the advantages of choosing a nursing home rather than stay at home care for seniors, elderly, and people with disability.
Nursing home providers are often forced to rely on funding from other sources primarily Medicare to fill the funding gaps resulting from inadequate Medicaid payments.
Behavioral changes in an elderly nursing home patient can signal nursing home abuse here are some signs to look for in your loved one.
Have you ever felt anxious and uneasy sitting in a doctor's waiting room or climbed the walls waiting for test results from your doctor.
The system for hospice admission for patients with dementia should be guided by patient and family preference for comfort.
High quality end-of-life care should be the right of every Canadian.
Information and tips on how to research a doctor or medical specialist including verifying a physician license and checking for board certification.
Race and insurance status increase likelihood of first readmission poor nutrition and depression make further re-hospitalizations more likely.
Impact Baby Boomers or Geri-Boomers will have on American health care will be significant on numerous fronts.
Researching assisted living facilities for loved ones can be overwhelming with the large amount of choices.
Many patients do not learn what they need to in order to make informed medical decisions.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital has grown into one of the top rehabilitation facilities in the world as a leader in teaching research and care.
Guidance on New Hospice Benefits for Terminally Ill Children Hailed by Hospice and Palliative Care Community.
Up to 1 in 4 patients report more physical problems a year after surgery than before.
Engineering shorter wait times for patients in hospital emergency rooms.
Survey: Patients Report Inability to Access Own Medical Records as Top Concern.
Approximately 100,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical errors.
Ways to better ensure your safety and to make the most of your care during a hospital stay.
US emergency physicians are very concerned about patient safety being jeopardized by long wait times in ER.
Patients Spent Average of Four Hours Seven Minutes in US Emergency Departments.
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Maine for non-emergency care walk-in centers across the state.
US plan to pay hospitals for performance could hurt those in less-advantaged areas.
Nursing home residents who used videoconferencing to keep in touch with family members felt it enriched their lives.
Primary care physicians nationwide face clinical ethical conflicts with religious hospitals.
Helpful tips and information to make your hospital stay a positive experience.
Common for patients 65 and older to receive potentially inappropriate medications when treated in an emergency room.
Palliative care patients can expect help from familiar primary care team professionals around a third of the time.
U.K. patient population is moving towards long-term care and home-care from hospitals and other clinical settings.
Medicare beneficiaries exceeding the therapy caps on outpatient physical therapy occupational therapy and speech-language pathology services.
Researching a doctors credentials with a doctors background check to find quality health care and experienced trained physicians or surgeons.
CPSWT Project data shows on average one third of pediatric patients received surgery past the acceptable wait times.
American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) and Boston University first National Resource Center for Rehabilitation.
Staying in a multi-bed hospital room dramatically increases the risk of acquiring a serious infectious disease.
UCP organization offers people choices and improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.
Increasing patient participation in decision-making decreases utilization of risky procedures.
Alliance Seating & Mobility are able to help over 100 million members in 150+ health plans with their power mobility and custom rehab needs.
The ICD offers rehabilitative services and presents services related to other developmental needs that people may have.
Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) are a global crisis affecting both patients and healthcare workers.
A hospital with a lower mortality index may not be a better hospital for patient care but rather a place where the patient mix has been refined or limited.
The Surgical Safety Checklist we are launching this morning is a great example of both.
Federally owned hospitals were less likely to have smoke-free campuses.
Nonprofit nursing homes deliver, on average higher quality care than for-profit nursing homes.
Not communicating results of tests after hospital discharge is common.
If you have elderly relatives at home you know how hard it is to take care of them especially when they are seriously ill.
Twenty percent of uninsured Americans depend on the emergency room for the care they need.
The information contained on Hospital Compare is available for consumers to use in making health care decisions.
Hospitals can be very boring places - This is a list of things you can do when bored in hospital.
Research into quality improvement in clinical care has the potential to greatly improve the lot of patients.
A list of hospitals that supply Internet access allowing patients to connect to the internet in wards and rooms.
Patients successfully treated with transcranial high-intensity focused ultrasound opening possibilities for neurosurgery and treatment of neurological brain disorders.
Many hospitalized patients overestimate their chance of surviving an in-hospital cardiac arrest and do not know what CPR really involves.
Pay for performance raises fears and assumptions that reimbursement will not be fair toward doctors who care for sickest patients.
Study reveals significant variability across hospitals in treatment and outcomes for children with Urinary Tract Infections.
Examines methods of online doctor rating and information about a physicians credentials on the Internet.
Did you know that if you become ill and need to be admitted to hospital the chances of dying from an unrelated problem are high.
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