Tag Archives: Facilities

CMS nursing home star ratings overhaul sees 37% of skilled nursing facilities losing 1 or more stars

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week released a major overhaul to the 5-star rating program for Nursing Home Compare that has resulted in an estimated 37 percent of skilled nursing facilities losing one or more stars. The reason for the drop is not related to quality of care, but due to CMS… Read More »

WHO and UNICEF issue new guidance to promote breastfeeding in health facilities globally

WHO and UNICEF today issued new ten-step guidance to increase support for breastfeeding in health facilities that provide maternity and newborn services. Breastfeeding all babies for the first two years would save the lives of more than 820 000 children under age 5 annually. The Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding underpin the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative, which both… Read More »

The 10 Best Resources For Facilities

How to Choose the Right Rehab Center when Getting Help for Addiction Getting help for addiction starts by deciding on the right treatment facility to commit to. It is highly likely an alcohol and drug addict is also having challenges and issues to do with psychological and physical challenges. A good rehabilitation center should, therefore,… Read More »