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By Maggie Flynn | December 11, 2017

If a nursing home wants fewer hospitalizations, it needs more nursing personnel.

This was the takeaway from a report released in October on an initiative supported by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The initiative was meant to reduce avoidable hospitalizations among nursing facility residents, and was part of the Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes (MOQI).