Amy Novotney

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Video chats trim aggression for residents with dementia

Video chats trim aggression for residents with dementia

Video chatting with relatives over the internet may reduce the risk of nursing home residents with dementia becoming agitated or aggressive, according to research out of Monash University in Australia.

Mobile at bedside

Mobile at bedside

Integrating point-of-care technologies into long-term care is becoming more routine, but providers still have a long way to go to capitalize on available tools

CMS supports collection of sex orientation, gender data

CMS supports collection of sex orientation, gender data

Researchers believe collecting sexual orientation and gender identity data will improve care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender residents.

Senate IT legislation targets red tape and interoperability

Senate IT legislation targets red tape and interoperability

Interoperability improvements for electronic health records and reducing documentation burdens are among the proposals of a draft bill released in January by the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

The red glare

The red glare

Providers are looking for lessons how to bill therapy right and avoid the hot regulatory spotlight after the occurrence of numerous crackdowns

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