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Jaffe I, Renincasa R. Morning Edition. National Public Radio. December 8–9, 2014.
Overprescribing of medications is a common problem in nursing homes. This two-part radio segment reports on the inappropriate use of antipsychotic medications as a chemical restraint for patients with dementia. The first part introduces the issue and includes insights from families that have experienced harm due to the practice. The second segment discusses programs that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has put in place to address the problem through a more patient-centered approach to care and suggests strengthening penalties against organizations that overuse antipsychotics.
Ryan J. All Things Considered. National Public Radio. October 16, 2013.
This radio news segment reports on patient falls, including risk factors and prevention strategies.
Pierrotti A. USA Today. August 18, 2014.
Jones R. WXYZ. November 13, 2013.
This news piece reports on risks associated with medication delivery in nursing homes and reveals several incidents that resulted in significant patient harm.
Eisler P, Hansen B. USA Today. August 20, 2013.
This newspaper article reports on physicians with records of misconduct and how poor oversight for monitoring and discipline allows them to continue practicing medicine.
McFadden C. ABC News Nightline. March 6, 2013.
Kane J. PBS NewsHour. October 23, 2012.
This video reveals how checklists can help patients and their families ensure safety during hospital care.