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Nursing Home Rehab Ratings Now Online

For the first time, the federal government is shining a spotlight on the quality of rehabilitation care at nursing homes.

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Study: Some Nursing Homes Use Gaming System to Improve Medicare Ratings

For families faced with the difficult decision of placing a loved one in a nursing home, a government rating system is often the only source of information to determine which facilities are the best.

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Why online doctor ratings are good medicine

A growing number of health consumers are consulting online physician-rating sites when choosing doctors even if the value of those sites . Whether they’re reliable sources for information, or capable of driving improvements in health care is in dispute.

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Mass. ranks 18th for care supports

BOSTON — Massachusetts ranks 18th nationwide when it comes to meeting the long-term care needs of older residents, but AARP warns more must be done, at a greatly accelerated pace, to bolster support for family caregivers, balance funding, and improve transitions from nursing homes to community-based care. This, according to a new, comprehensive state-by-state Scorecard […]

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