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Slowing Down Hospital Discharge Requires Fast Action and Fast Appeals

  Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   The older gentleman slept quietly as his daughter...

‘Fear Of Falling’: How Hospitals Do Even More Harm By Keeping Patients In Bed

By (Katherine Streeter for KHN) This story also ran on The Washington Post.    Dorothy Twigg was living on her own, cooking and walking without help...

Problems With Your Hospital Care? Don't Be Afraid To Speak Up!

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org      My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day...

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  By Susan Jaffe  and Kaiser Health News     Under a new federal law, hospitals across the country must now alert...

High blood pressure is linked to cognitive decline

​Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov   There’s a saying, “What’s good for...

Avoidable Sepsis Infections Send Thousands Of Seniors To Gruesome Deaths

Shana Dorsey is suing Lakeview Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, alleging it neglected to properly care for her father. He developed a massive...

Problems With Your Hospital Care? Don't Be Afraid To Speak Up!

   Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Emily Bazar and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org    My dad was in excruciating pain over Labor Day...

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  By Susan Jaffe  and Kaiser...

How To Fight For Yourself At The Hospital — And Avoid Readmission

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  ​   Everything initially went well with Barbara Charnes...

By Law, Hospitals Now Must Tell Medicare Patients When Care Is ‘Observation’ Only

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  By Susan Jaffe  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover Under a new federal law, hospitals across the...