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(Republished with permission from KHN.org/CNN) At US Hospitals, a Drug Mix-Up Is Just a Few Keystrokes Away Brett Kelman April 29, 2022 More than four years ago, Tennessee nurse RaDonda Vaught typed two letters into a hospital’s computerized medication cabinet, selected the wrong drug from the search results, and gave a patient a fatal dose. […]

Gibbs and Ali

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that might be of interest to our viewers. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Only headlines are listed so you can use this page like a newspaper, reading only […]

Elle

March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month. March is also National Kidney Month. We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that might be of interest to our viewers. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Only headlines are […]

Gibbs

We regularly post links to news articles and other resources that might be of interest to our viewers. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. Only headlines are listed so you can use this page like a newspaper, reading only […]

Ali

February is American Heart Month! Read President Biden’s Proclamation on American Healrth Month 2022 We regularly post links to news articles and other resources we believe might be of interest to our viewers. We focus on general news, health and healthcare news, special needs news, events, government sources, financial and retirement news and legal news. […]

Mason

February 18th is National Caregiver’s Day! General News Sources: Will Social Security run out of money? Here’s what could happen to your benefits if Congress doesn’t act Georgia AG Carr Warns Georgians to Beware of Romance Scams | FBI Warning North Macedonia President Walks Girl With Down’s Syndrome To School After She Was Bullied What […]

Elle

General News Sources: Getting the Most from Social Security (NYT – subscription required) The average retiree spends 30% of their Social Security income on health care Governor Mills of Maine) Releases Historic Elder Justice Roadmap Alzheimer’s Foundation of America offers free virtual memory screenings How car sensors monitor Alzheimer’s disease A document checklist for family […]

NOTE: If you have a Georgia corporation or limited liability company, your annual return is due by April 1, 2022. General News Sources: Dog Aging Project is looking for more participants National Black (African American) History Month: February 2022 (Census) Tricare coverage and Medicare explained Growing elder populations require more services, awareness NAIC Comments on […]

Gibbs

General News Sources: Justice Stephen Breyer announces Retirement What Assets Should Be Included in Your Trust? Facebook parent Meta creates powerful AI supercomputer Make a Plan for Your Parents’ Care Family members as caregivers Social Security: How to get your new baby’s social security number School Choice and the Mental Illness Epidemic The 4 Phases […]

Residents in long-term care facilities have the right to choose their treating physician. This right is supported in in federal and state law. See 42 C.F.R. § 483.10(d);  O.C.G.A. § 31-8-108(b)(1). As a practical matter, however, most physicians, don’t make house calls to the facility. This mean, by default, most residents are treated by the […]

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