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A Perfect Storm for Nursing Home Residents

Since 2005 there have been at least 46 buyouts of nursing home operators.  Private equity firms now own three of the five largest nursing home chains in the United States, including HCR Manor Care which was bought by the Carlisle Group for more than $6 billion dollars in 2007.

The private equity firms claim that, even though they are “for profit,” they can still  provide excellent care for seniors.  However, recent studies show that is simply untrue.

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New Rules May End Nursing Homes Hide and Seek

NEW RULES ON CORPORATE DISCLOSURE MAY SPELL THE END OF HIDE AND SEEK BY NURSING HOMES

In recent years thousands of nursing homes across the nation have been purchased by large Wall Street private equity companies.  Unfortunately, the pattern has been that, once purchased, the private investors cut expenses and staff often below the legal minimum requirements.

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Risk Management Seminar - Healthcare Pros

Among the many important functions of the Humboldt-Del Norte County Medical Society is ongoing educational programs for health care professionals of Humboldt and Del Norte counties.  The next in the series of Risk Management Seminars will take place on October 1, 2009, and the subject matter will be "Anatomy of a Lawsuit."  Presenters will include Risk Management and Claims professionals from

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