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Report: Residents in 90 percent of NC nursing homes face increased risk of injury or death in emergencies

By Thomas Goldsmith  Residents at nine out 10 of North Carolina nursing homes face increased risk of death or injury during emergencies because of lapses in meeting state standards, according to a critical new report from a federal oversight agency. The inspector general’s office, or OIG, of the federal Department of Health and Human Services […]