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Healthcare payments linked to the quality of care are causing challenges to existing fraud and abuse laws, a government official said Wednesday.
Certified nursing assistants are more likely to use "elderspeak," a form of patronizing speech used with seniors, if they are familiar with the resident, if the resident has dementia, or others are not around, a study finds.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave market clearance to an extended-release opioid painkiller yesterday. It is designed for those with severe pain.
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Participants will learn about the pitfalls in the diagnosis of migraine, including aids to differentiating between episodic and chronic headache disorders