RNs more skilled at LPNs in nursing home med reconciliation; Puerto Rican community health in crisis;

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> More than 134 people were arrested this weekend at a protest over the lack of local jobs at Yale-New Haven Hospital, according to the New Haven Register. Article

> Registered nurses are more likely than licensed practical nurses to identify medication discrepancies in nursing homes, according to research from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Announcement

> Puerto Rico's federally-funded community health centers are in dire financial straits, according to a report from the RHCN Community Health Foundation Research Collaborative. Report (.pdf)

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> The long saga of St. Luke's Health System and Saltzer Medical Group in Idaho appears to be ending with a court-ordered sale. Article

> Do hospitals have an obligation to teach their patients about healthcare finance? Yes, says Ginalisa Monterroso, chief executive officer of the Medicaid Advisory Group. Article

And Finally… In a jammie. Article

 

 

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