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The Horror of Physical Restraints in Pennsylvania Nursing Homes

The use of physical restraints is one of the key indicators for nursing home neglect in Pennsylvania. Most nursing homes are run as businesses for profit, but the fact is that they operate under very slim profit margins. Most residents’ bills are paid… Read More

Is Your Loved One in Danger From Pennsylvania Nursing Home Gangrene?

Related Links: What is nursing home neglect?   When the blood supply to part of the body is interrupted, gangrene is the common result. The circulatory system provides blood to all parts of the body, carrying… Read More

Bedsores: Evidence of Nursing Home Neglect in Pennsylvania

Related Links: What is nursing home neglect? How to Reduce the Risk of Bedsores The majority of nursing home residents have mobility challenges. Some get by with a cane or walking frame for short distances, but that… Read More

Choose the Right Lawyer for Your Nursing Home Wrongful Death Case

Related Links: Why does neglect occur in Pennsylvania nursing homes? Attorney for nursing home abuse and injury cases in Palmyra Jane knew it was unlikely that her Dad would ever live on his own again, but she never anticipated the call from… Read More

Damages Available for a Pennsylvania Nursing Home Wrongful Death Suit

Related Links: Why does neglect occur in Pennsylvania nursing homes? Northumberland County nursing home abuse lawyers Are there other options to a nursing home stay? When negligence of the staff or management at a Pennsylvania… Read More

State Report Critical Of Nursing Home Care And Facility In Causing Resident's Death

Posted on Jun 13, 2013 The Pennsylvania State Department of Health (DOH) has issued a scathing inspection report on a nursing home where a resident was pushed to her death. An official inspection by the DOH revealed the Weatherwood Nursing and Rehabilitation… Read More

JAMA Study Shows Providers Are Profiting Off Their Own Mistakes - Why?

According to an April 17 article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), health care providers profit from their own mistakes and negligence because they get paid by insurers for longer patient stays and the extra care that is required… Read More

Pennsylvania Malpractice Filings Down Once Again - What Does It Show?

The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts reported Tuesday, June 4, 2013, that Pennsylvania medical-malpractice case filings fell 10 percent last year to 1,508, from 1,675 in 2011,  In Philadelphia, the state's largest jurisdiction for malpractice… Read More

Despite Economy Many PA Hospitals Enjoying Big Profits

With Pennsylvania lagging in jobs, health care costs at an all time high, and Governor Corbett still not accepting federal medicaid monies, most central Pennsylvania hospitals, especially the bigger ones, still had healthy profit margins for the fiscal… Read More

How Does US News And World Report Rate Your Pennsylvania Nursing Home

At the top of the Pennsylvania nursing homes list are those with a rating of five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for their overall performance in health inspections, nurse staffing, and quality of medical care. About 23… Read More