Brookdale Senior Living, the nation's largest senior and assisted-living company, ended the final months of the year with flat revenue and a drop in occupancy as the company struggled to digest its $2.8 billion acquisition of Emeritus Corp.
Jeff Brown has been named senior VP and CIO of Seattle Children's Hospital. He had served as the interim CIO since April 2015.
Data Points for the week of Dec. 14, 2015, covered the following topics: Mass shootings, healthcare costs, ebola, contraceptive coverage and breast cancer screening
When a MRSA outbreak affecting at least 22 patients and employees at the Park Manor Nursing Home was confirmed in the summer of 2006, the medical director didn't know where to begin, but a spreadsheet on antibiotic use helped put the problem into sharp focus.
As medicine continues to make huge strides with technology as its partner, we often forget that physicians remain at the center of medicine, and patients are at the center of physician practices. This brings us to an old practice that is becoming new again: the house call.