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December 24, 2020

A geriatric family-centered care model for hospitalized elders

Elders use healthcare services three times more often than any other age group, mainly because of their higher incidence of acute and chronic disease. Among elderly […]
December 24, 2020

Virtual visiting: The next best thing to being there

Virtual visiting brings the world to the patient’s bedside. Built-in computer cameras, text messaging, e-cards, social networking sites, and other high-tech methods allow hospital patients to […]
December 24, 2020

Partner with interpreters to prepare patients for discharge

Many of our patients speak a language other than English, which can pose a challenge when we try to teach them information that is key for […]
December 24, 2020

Ethics and the quality of care

Heaven knows the federal government, ably abetted by various organizations, publications, societies and the like is doing its best to improve healthcare quality through value-based purchasing, […]