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AHCA, pharmacy groups buck federal drug regulations

AHCA, pharmacy groups buck federal drug regulations

Drug repackaging guidelines proposed by the Food and Drug Administration could have detrimental effects on skilled nursing care costs and quality, healthcare groups recently told the agency.

SNF workers charged with attempted murder, terrorist threats

Two employees of an Alabama nursing home were arrested this week in separate incidents allegedly involving the attempted murder of a resident and death threats made to facility staff.

1 in 7 Alzheimer's hospitalizations avoidable, study finds

One out of seven hospital admissions among Medicare beneficiaries with Alzheimer's could be preventable, according to new research. Reducing that rate could save the federal health program more than $2 billion each year.

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Maybe sometimes a carrot, or other means of self-motivation, will serve better than the intimidation of ever more regulation.

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The Real Nurse Jackie You can't keep a good nurse down

You can't keep a good nurse down

Guest columns Collaborations create model for memory care

Collaborations create model for memory care

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Addressing Cognition in Geriatric Depression: Measurement- and Evidence-Based Care Strategies

Addressing Cognition in Geriatric Depression: Measurement- and Evidence-Based Care Strategies

In this recording of a live symposium for geriatric psychiatrists that took place on March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC, three leading experts explore the challenges that complicate the treatment of geriatric patients with MDD.

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