Healthcare News & Insights

Hospital using EMRs to maximize Medicare billing?

Are hospitals using electronic medical records (EMR) to bilk Medicare? That depends on who you ask. 

Latest horror in nursing homes raises questions about regulation

Two nursing homes are under investigation after some residents were found in horrific conditions.

Elderly patient beaten by workers at assisted living center

Two health care workers have been charged with a variety of crimes related to the alleged beating of a dementia patient care in their care.

Report: Patient abuse goes unreported, undisciplined

Employees who abused developmentally disabled patients in state-run group homes faced few consequences. In most cases they were simply transferred to other facilities.

Horrific abuse of patients — caught on tape

Videos have surfaced of at least 10 severely handicapped women being abused and sexually assaulted — apparently by those employed to protect them.