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1 Incident Too Many — Crime in Nursing Homes

12/12/2017
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Nursing-home nightmares continue to plague the country, from California to Texas to Minnesota to Pennsylvania. But perhaps no other state is as impacted by the abuse, neglect and robbery of the old and infirm as Florida. There are nearly 700 licensed facilities from the Keys to the Panhandle that provide […]

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Nursing Home Care — Who protects the most vulnerable?

10/9/2017
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A recent article in Law360 suggested that nursing home claims may rise in the wake of Hurricane Irma and the Hollywood Hills Nursing Home tragedy. The article seemed to downplay the problem in nursing homes. It should not have. Certainly I am sure problems have been exacerbated by the recent […]

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Hollywood Hills Nursing Home — Grim News

09/22/2017
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The death toll mounted again in the Broward County nursing-home disaster following Hurricane Irma. A ninth patient expired after being evacuated from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in the midst of a power outage that turned the facility into a sweltering sarcophagus of sorts. It was reported that some […]

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Was a Florida Nursing Home Tragedy Avoidable?

09/14/2017
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Too many patients and not enough nurses, CNA’s or other care givers to properly treat them. Patients crying for assistance from too few staff. Tragically, patients die or are critically ill because someone wanted to maximize the profit line. That happened while one the nation’s most powerful hurricanes was barreling […]

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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017

09/5/2017
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  Clinicians, engineers, safety analysts and scientists at the ECRI Institute have released a looming list of things that could go wrong with modern medical devices and technology in the marketplace. The list, titled “Top 10 Health Technology Hazards for 2017,” was compiled from each participant’s expertise, insight and research […]

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Nursing Home Nightmares — Beyond poor care

08/31/2017
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The lack of good care in nursing homes is a very real problem. Owners trying to enhance the bottom line often run with thin staffs, and it is the patient who suffers. For example, bed sores can cause terrible injuries and often death, but they never should happen. Sadly, in […]

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