Articles and Editorials



October 19, 2017

February 27, 2017

February 1, 2017


March 3, 2015

“Shocking OIG Government Report Released Last Year
” -One Third of Skilled Nursing Residents Harmed in Treatment.
Twenty thousand nursing home residents suffered harm and 1,500 died in a one month period.

Febraury 19, 2014

“The worst paying fastest-growing job in America
-Historical discrimination, demographics, and public funding have left home care workers at the very bottom of the American work hierarchy.

December 13, 2011

Almost 30 Violations Not ‘Minor,’ Says Patients Rights Advocate Group
” – An in-depth look at the violations by the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Fayetteville Veterans Home.

ProPublica Articles

ProPublica often cites OIG and GAO reports in their articles.

  • One third of skilled nursing home residents across the United States were harmed or died from poor care according to this OIG:
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Kaiser Family Foundation

  • [May 2015] Surprising Percentage: Arkansans, Aged 65+, Living in a Nursing Home:
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Health Services Insights – “The Need for Higher Minimum Staffing Standards in U.S. Nursing Homes”


Examining Inappropriate Use of Antipsychotic Drugs: How Surveyors Describe How, When and Why They City Antipsychotic Drug Deficiencies:
Toby Edelman and Dean Lerner, 2013.
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May 31, 2012

New article found online conveying “If you are elderly and poor, prison is better than a retirement home.”
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May 30, 2012

Doug Thompson’s commentary, “Those Who Do, Do AND Teach – FBI To present award to Conway Woman.”
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December 26, 2011

Frontline Investigative Reports story featuring Mark Malcolm: “Gone Without a Case: Suspicious Elderly Deaths Rarely Investigated.”
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March 22, 2007

Improving Nursing Home Enforcement: Finding from enforcement case studies, CMS contract (500-00-00260003)
by Health Policy and Research, University of Colorado, Helena Louwe, Carla Parry, Andrew Kramer. Unpublished report.
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The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

The High Cost of Poor Care: The Financial Case for
Prevention in American Nursing Homes