CHICAGO, IL – The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is responsible for ensuring nursing homes nationwide meet the federal quality standard of care, including residents be free from abuse. CMS has a contract with state agencies that allow citations on nursing homes for any incidents of ... [Continue Reading]
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How do I report nursing home abuse in Illinois?
CHICAGO, IL – Making the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home facility can be very stressful for the person, as well as the family. You can do all the research for your loved one and where you think may be best suited for their needs. You can even talk to the facility, staff members, and ... [Continue Reading]
The Severity of Medication Errors
CHICAGO, IL – Medication errors are one of the most prevalent problems in the healthcare industry. Experts estimate that more than 7 million Americans experience a medication error each year. In the study, it stated mistakes have cost more than $21 billion – which are all preventable. Some ... [Continue Reading]