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White House finishes review of nursing home final rule

White House finishes review of nursing home final rule

The massive final rule for nursing homes — including possible new regulations on arbitration — is on its way.

Report: HHS needs to improve security, oversight of electronic health information

The Department of Health and Human Services' current guidelines for securing health information aren't comprehensive enough to help providers adequately protect themselves from the growing threat of cyber-based threats, according to a new federal report.

Nursing homes 'unlikely' to completely eliminate MRSA, study finds

While long-term care providers can strive to reduce the prevalence of MRSA in their facilities, achieving complete elimination of the infections is unlikely, a new study suggests.

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Never before have I come across research that requires you to buy a ticket to a place like Disney World to reap its benefits.

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The World According to Dr. El 4 ways to find out why your aides are leaving

4 ways to find out why your aides are leaving

Guest columns A compelling case study in senior health

A compelling case study in senior health

Guest columns Leveraging patient call data to improve your value proposition

Leveraging patient call data to improve your value proposition

Things I Think Accept and connect

Accept and connect

Marketplace Experts

How to talk with your hospital about LOS

How to talk with your hospital about LOS

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House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

House Call 2: Managing OIC in a 76-Year-Old Woman—Gastroenterology and Pain Management Perspectives

Recognize how opioid analgesia affects the gastrointestinal tract and creates risk for opioid-induced constipation (OIC)

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