Archive: 10/15/2013

Hospital nurse staffing tied to readmissions penalties

(HealthDay)—Hospitals with higher nurse staffing have lower odds of Medicare readmissions penalties than hospitals with lower staffing, according to a study published in the October issue of Health Affairs.

Oct 15, 2013
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Geography affects what drugs seniors prescribed

New research shows that where seniors live makes a difference in the medications they're prescribed. Some miss out on key treatments while others are more likely to get riskier ones.

Oct 15, 2013
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