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Medicare said recently it is now posting details on staff turnover and weekend nurse coverage in the Nursing Homes section. Medicare said facilities with lower nurse turnover may have more staff familiar with each resident and may be more quickly able to identify telltale changes in a patient's condition that could signal quality of care trouble.