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Nursing Homes Long Term Care Management back issues
Dr. Otis Bowen reflects on his service with HHS. (Health and Human Services)
November 1, 1988... The aging of the baby-boomers is at hand, wamed Otis R. Bowen, M.D., Secretary of Health & Human Services, in a recent interview with Nursing Homes Publisher John Kusik, and Government Editor R. Bruce Gebhardt. Besides the statistically obvious need for more nursing home beds, Secretary...
Overly favorable contracts may be overturned in court. (column)
November 1, 1988... Law school contracts professors like to remind their students that an oral contract isn't worth the paper it's not printed on. It is only prudent that nursing homes have a written contract with new patients. And although it may be tempting for a home to use a contract that favors it, one...
Routine laboratory tests: helpful or just costly? (column)
November 1, 1988... Abstract The appropriate utilization of laboratory tests was studied by a consultant pharmacist in a 72-bed geriatric nursing home over a two-year period. There was a general underutilization of drug levels to detect digoxin, phenytoin, and theophylline effects; and occasional...
Late entries. (bills dealing with elderly care and related news) (column)
November 1, 1988... Your conscientious U.S. Representatives and Senators continued to introduce legislation up to the very end of the 100th Congress. Why, since there is no time to enact a bill introduced two months before session's end? One can explain a late intro as "maintaining continuity of issue...
Employees create your best- or worst-advertising. (editorial)
November 1, 1988... Consumer experts tell us that the best advertising is provided by satisfied customers. They al that, on average, people tend to comment on a bad experience almost four times more often than on a good one. Case in point. After my father died, mom, her sister and dad's sister lived...