Long-term care bucked healthcare industry trends with strong merger and acquisition activity in the second quarter of 2014, according to newly released data from professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Granting more authority to nurse practitioners is associated with reduced hospitalization of skilled nursing facility residents, according to recently published findings.
A California healthcare system has become the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, despite reducing skilled nursing facility utilization and improving its readmission rates. Sharp HealthCare announced its decision in a quarterly financial statement released Tuesday.
Improper pesticide in nursing homes leads to 2-year prison sentence for company owner ... 8 injured after car crashes into NC nursing home and causes fire ... Long road to smooth transfer of hospital record info to other providers
The lessons long-term care fund-raisers and marketers can learn from the Ice Bucket Challenge could be endless.”
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The goal of this continuing education activity is to enhance competency and build additional skills among internists in the treatment and management of IBS-C and CC, ultimately improving outcomes for those who suffer from these conditions.