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Oklahoma nursing home wins top Quality honor in McKnight's Tech Awards

Oklahoma nursing home wins top Quality honor in McKnight's Tech Awards

Cedar Creek Living Center in Norman, OK, is the Gold Award winner in the Quality category of the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. A national panel of judges chose Cedar Creek on the merit of its work in using technology to reduce the use of antipsychotics.

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