Best reads of the week, 12-6

Telehealth Grants Will Improve Rural Healthcare Access

A bundle of new grant investments will help give rural U.S. residents better access to healthcare. (Mobi Health News)

Proposed Bill Calls for Increased SNF Staffing

A new bill puts more pressure on nursing homes to staff up or possibly face fines of up to $10,000 per day and a freeze on payments. (Skilled Nursing News)

Poor Ergonomics Tied to Opioid Deaths

Musculoskeletal disorders related to demanding work conditions could play a role in opioid-related deaths, according to recent studies of Utah residents. (Risk & Insurance)

Campaign Boosts Inquiries for Living-donor Liver Transplants

An awareness campaign about living-donor liver transplants resulted in more than 21,000 inquiries about the procedure at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (Becker’s Hospital Review)

Illegal Eviction of Nursing Home Residents

The number of California residents being kicked out of nursing homes over payment issues has been steadily rising. (NBC News)