Nonprofit Nursing Homes Provide Better Care, Major Study Finds

Thursday, August 20, 2009 - 00:21 in Health & Medicine

A major new statistical review of 82 individual research studies has revealed that nonprofit nursing homes deliver, on average, higher quality care than for-profit nursing homes. The authors' meta-analysis shows that nonprofit facilities delivered higher quality care than for-profit facilities for two of the four most frequently reported quality measures: more or higher quality staffing and less prevalence of pressure ulcers, sometimes called bedsores.

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