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As providers are being urged to voice their opinions on a massive proposed overhaul to long-term care regulations, a McKnight's webinar next Wednesday will dive into how these changes impact payment, health records and more.
The pharmaceutical industry is pushing for a patent law change that could raise federal healthcare costs by $1.3 billion over the next decade.
Today's seniors have better cognitive function than seniors did 10 years ago, and cell phone and computer use could be a factor, according to a new study.
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Healthcare workers employed by a staffing agency are technically employed by both the agency and the facility where they're working, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled. That decision could complicate collective bargaining talks between providers and their temporary workers.
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Endovascular therapy is an area of intense investigation and recent data showing the benefits of this therapy for stroke represent a paradigm shift. This educational activity will feature the results of several randomized clinical trials comparing the administration of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) followed by device removal of a clot with IV tPA alone and how to identify which patients may benefit from endovascular therapy. Experts will also touch upon the implications of these trials on emergency medical services and how we may optimize institutional systems of care for better patient outcomes.