Healthcare News & Insights

Seniors in the ED: Treating fall injuries

Many elderly people visit the emergency department for various illnesses and conditions. Hospitals must make sure to keep them on the right track for a smooth recovery, because seniors may have a higher chance of experiencing complications than younger people do – especially after injuries like falls. 

Fraudsters selling ‘Obamacare’ insurance to seniors

It was only a matter of time.

Nightmare at the nursing home shines light on geriatric care crisis

A 100-year-old woman was allegedly strangled by her roommate at a nursing center — just steps from the nurses’ station. Could staff have prevented it?

Can house calls actually cost less in the long run?

House calls went the way of the dodo bird for a reason: It’s an inefficient way to see patients. But new research indicates it may save money in the long run.