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New Yorkers might be interested in a new study about nurses working in nursing homes. The study compared medication reconciliation errors made by licensed practical nurses and registered nurses.

Read more: Difference in medication error rates between RNs and LPNs

There is an increased risk of older and senior patients with various types of dementia wandering off from hospitals and special care facilities, putting them in danger of being injured. Assisted-living and other medical facilities in New York can implement four measures to protect and prevent at-risk patients from wandering.

Read more: Steps to protect patients at risk of wandering

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