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Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates team up

Diagnotes Inc. and Advanced Healthcare Associates have announced an expanded partnership that will place the Diagnotes mobile and web-based clinical communication system.

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

Emerging state approach to long-term care gives 'criminal intent' a whole new meaning

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States are beginning to consider a bizarre new long-term care strategy that has many providers rightfully concerned.

KY helping Trilogy grow

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Trilogy Health Services, which operates 76 senior living communities in the Midwest, is looking to expand its headquarters to support significant growth.

Kentucky lawsuit clarity: Better than bourbon

Kentucky lawsuit clarity: Better than bourbon

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Kentucky may well be remembered for something better than its bourbon and horse races. In early February, the Kentucky Senate passed a bill where the claimants have to go before a review panel prior to filing suit against a nursing home.

Seroquel maker to pay $5.5M in latest settlement related to off-label use of the antipsychotic drug

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Drugmaker AstraZeneca recently settled a lawsuit with the state of Kentucky over allegations of improperly marketing its atypical antipsychotic drug Seroquel. Under the settlement, the London-based pharmaceutical company will pay the Bluegrass State $5.5 million.

Two nursing homes under investigation after hiring alleged war criminal

The state's Cabinet of Health and Family Services is investigating two Kentucky nursing homes that hired an alleged Bosnian war criminal, The Lexington Herald-Leader reported.

Provider officials encourage use of DNR wristbands

A string of nursing home deaths related to do-not-resuscitate order confusion has prompted Kentucky healthcare officials to encourage the use of color-coded wristbands to reduce mistakes.

Governor asks for review of nursing home abuse handling process

Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear (D) is calling on state health officials to review the way in which the state handles reports of abuse and neglect in nursing homes, according to local news reports.

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