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Medicare skilled nursing facilities would get a net 1.2% pay increase — totaling $430 million — in fiscal 2016 under a final rule issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services late Thursday.
A Denver assisted living facility is being sued for allegedly discriminating against employees who immigrated from African countries.
Legislation that would allow for new changes to the Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) program was introduced in the House this week.
The final call is here: All entries for the 2015 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards must be in by 11:59 p.m. tonight.
Medicare Part D premiums to remain stable ... Seniors receive mental health prescriptions at twice the rate of others ... Insulin resistance may increase risk for Alzheimer's
Sunrise Senior Living Inc. will face trial on whether it can be held liable for the alleged negligence of its subsidiary.
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From the September 2014 issue of Renal & Urology News: Data suggest that clinicians often fail to communicate adequately with patients to select individualized therapy. Along with the prevalence of overactive bladder (OAB) and the frequent failure of initial therapy, this points to the need for urology specialists to heighten their diagnostic acuity for idiopathic and neurogenic OAB and its comorbidities, and to strengthen their ability to communicate with patients to individualize treatment, improving efficacy, safety, and adherence. This article includes examples of actual patient-clinician videos and excerpts of faculty discussions.