Hospitals Step Up to Help Seniors Avoid Falls
Falls are the leading cause of injuries for adults 65 and older, and 2.5 million of them end up in hospital emergency departments for treatment every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (Susan Jaffe/Kaiser Health News)

New Bill Would Expand Insurance for Home Care
Home health services may soon be expanded to reach more Americans, as a bill aimed at extending at-home support services hits the Congressional floor. (Amy Baxter/Home Health Care News)

Task Force: Mammograms an Option at 40, Do More Good at 50
When to start mammograms and how frequently to get them has long been controversial. (Associated Press)

21 Health Organizations Join Next Gen of ACOs
ACOs consist of groups of doctors and hospitals that work together to improve outcomes for patients and that share in any financial gains or losses. (Joyce Frieden/MedPage Today)

Providers Cut Hours, Raise Fees to Handle DOL Rule
Home care agencies are cutting caregiver hours and rescheduling case loads in order to avoid paying overtime as mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor. (Kourtney Liepelt/Home Health Care News)