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New rule requires nursing homes to disclose ownership

Healthcare Dive

The final rule comes in response to growing concerns about the role of private equity firm ownership in nursing homes.

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Unionized nursing homes more likely to report workplace injuries and accidents

Healthcare Dive

Only 40% of nursing homes nationwide complied with reporting requirements between 2016 and 2021, despite nursing homes being among the most dangerous workplaces in America, according to the Health Affairs study.

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Biden administration proposes landmark nursing home staffing minimums

Healthcare Dive

The controversial proposal would require nursing homes to have a registered nurse on site 24/7 and have three hours of care per resident per day.

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Provider groups push back on planned nursing home staff mandates

Healthcare Dive

Two hospital groups are arguing that federal staffing mandates are a “one-size-fits-all” approach to the labor crisis and that issuing mandates could reduce capacity by forcing nursing homes to shut their doors.

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Study: Chronic worker shortages in nursing homes must be addressed to help lessen patient risk

Fierce Healthcare

The now chronic problem of more expensive agency staff and potentially lower quality care in nursing homes needs to be addressed as part of calls for increased oversight of the sector, according to | The now chronic problem of more expensive agency staff and potentially lower quality care in nursing homes needs to be addressed as part of calls for (..)

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CMS issues nursing home staff minimums rule

Modern Healthcare

For the first time, the federal government aims to impose staffing minimums at nursing homes, an estimated 75% of which would need to hire more nurses.

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Rapid telehealth rollout was beneficial for nursing homes, but had downsides too

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a massive uptick in telehealth use around the country, hard-hit nursing homes also turned to the tool to try and keep patients safe. The aim, they said, was to examine the consequences of the rapid telehealth rollout in nursing homes. Saved organizational resources. THE LARGER TREND.