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White House budget includes $4 billion pilot to 'streamline' LTC

White House budget includes $4 billion pilot to 'streamline' LTC

A pilot program to improve long-term care access and quality is among the healthcare proposals in President Barack Obama's $4.1 trillion budget plan for 2017.

Antipsychotic use in SNFs down 30%, AHCA says

American Health Care Association member facilities lowered their off-label use of antipsychotics nearly 30% over the past four years, the group announced Tuesday.

Bill requires all D.C. healthcare workers to have cultural competency training

A bill approved Tuesday by the Council of the District of Columbia would require all healthcare professionals to receive training on health issues facing the LGBT community.

Quote of the Day

Why does the same government that fines us for allowing slow-eating residents' food to cool down before they finish consuming it, allow big corporations to keep poisoning us?

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Guest columns What providers need to know about joint bundles

What providers need to know about joint bundles

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Serving older adults: A community outreach example

Living Leadership Leading by observation

Leading by observation

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The marriage between life enrichment and marketing

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Protect yourself and your facility from bed bugs

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Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

Optimizing Outcomes With Oral Antiplatelet Therapies

A review of current guidelines and emerging data on selecting oral antiplatelet therapies, including the optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy in selected patients.

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