A Consumer Reports study found that several hospitals in South Florida scored among the lowest when it came to patient safety rankings, but a few others were among the highest-scoring. The report, which gave a score between 1 and 100 based on five safety categories, compared over 2,500 hospitals nationwide. The categories were mortality, readmission, scanning (scanned twice for the same thing), infection and communication. The scores ranged from a low of 11 to a high of 78.
Author: yrlaw/Mon, Nov 11, 2013/Categories: Nursing Home Abuse
Another major factor in providing quality healthcare at nursing homes may often be overlooked: dental hygiene.
Author: yrlaw/Wed, Oct 09, 2013/Categories: Nursing Home Abuse
The owner of a small nursing home in Florida has been arrested by state authorities and is facing felony charges for abuse.
Author: yrlaw/Thu, Sep 12, 2013/Categories: Nursing Home Abuse
The owner of several Florida nursing homes has barred from his facilities any organizations designed to help military veterans gain access to benefits.