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Will AT&T Keep Your Grandmother Out of the Nursing Home?

 

AT&T's Digital Life wasn't just a home-security one-hit wonder. At the CTIA Super Mobility Week trade show, AT&T announced the next stage in its attempt to take over the smart home market: Digital Life Care, a bunch of services and sensors designed to keep caregivers in touch with their elderly relatives' needs.

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Survey of 30,000 Nurses: Longer Working Hours Impact on Quality Care

 

Results of a survey of more than 30,000 nurses across Europe show that nurses who work longer shifts and more overtime are more likely to rate the standard of care delivered on their ward as poor, give a negative rating of their hospitals safety and omit necessary patient care.

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Dean, John Hopkins School of Nursing: [Letter] This is Not Crazy, This is Nursing

 

The nurses at Emory Hospital who are caring for the two U.S. Ebola patients around the clock are not immune from fear. No nurses are. The truth stares us in the face every time an indiscriminate killer like Ebola or any horrific strain goes viral.

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Should Video Cameras Be Allowed in Nursing Homes?

 

A proposal from the Illinois attorney general's office to allow camera monitoring in nursing homes is drawing cautious support from elder care advocates, who have raised concerns about the privacy of seniors.Attorney General Lisa Madigan's proposal, announced Monday, would allow video cameras and audio recording devices in nursing homes if residents consent and if they or their family members cover the costs.

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