Long-term Care

Turning Long-Term Care Into a Long-Term Career

There’s a severe shortage of people to care for older Americans. Could providing workers with new career pathways be part of the solution?

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How Vaccine Mandates Helped Protect Nursing Homes and Their Staff

Jasmine Travers share new research that explores the effect of state vaccine mandates on vaccination rates and staffing changes in nursing homes.

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The Complex Relationship Between Quality Ratings and Pandemic Deaths in Nursing Homes

Yaa Akosa Antwi shares research on nursing home deaths during COVID suggesting even well-intentioned policies can have unintended consequences.

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How Nursing Home Staff Biases Drive Inequitable Care

Jasmine Travers shares research showing how racial biases can impact care for Black nursing home residents with advanced dementia.

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Private Equity’s Impact on Nursing Home Quality

Rachel Werner on new research exploring how nursing homes with private equity investment compared to other nursing homes on cost, outcomes and staffing.

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The Aducanumab Aftermath: The Industry

How is the pharmaceutical industry reacting to the FDA’s surprising approval of a controversial Alzheimer’s drug?

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The Aducanumab Aftermath: The Payer

A costly new Alzheimer’s drug could wreak financial havoc on insurers, seniors and taxpayers.

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The Aducanumab Aftermath: The Patient

One patient shares her hopes and concerns about a costly new Alzheimer’s drug.

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The Aducanumab Aftermath

The Aducanumab Aftermath A SPECIAL CONVERSATION SERIES June 22, 2021 Art by Leslie Walker About this Special Series The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved the costly new Alzheimer’s drug aducanumab (now known by the brand name Aduhelm) despite doubts about its safety and efficacy. Priced at $56,000 by drugmaker Biogen, aducanumab could…

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The Aducanumab Aftermath: The Doctor

One doctor grapples with questions about a controversial new Alzheimer’s drug’s safety and efficacy.

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