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Nursing homes demonstrate health information exchange, Minnesota style

Nursing homes demonstrate health information exchange, Minnesota style

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It pains me to say it, but Minnesota's done it again.

MN nursing home resident dies after police shoot him with a taser

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A 76-year-old nursing home resident in Minnesota has died weeks after police shot him with a taser, according to local reports.

Volunteer has his ducks in a row

Volunteer has his ducks in a row

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Despite challenges, mailman Steve Score has found winged victory at Ecumen Emmanuel Community in Minnesota.

State law loophole allows former criminals to work in elder care facilities

Minnesota has granted waivers for 15,000 people with criminal backgrounds seeking to work in the state's long-term care facilities, a new report finds.

Minnesota e-prescription requirement ignores nursing homes

Minnesota's ambitious program requiring healthcare providers to write electronic prescriptions to prevent expensive errors leaves one group of providers out in the cold: nursing homes.

Quick, Grandma has a cheeseburger!

Quick, Grandma has a cheeseburger!

The state has an arguable right to ensure anyone accessing government-funded healthcare is properly screened and provided the right service, at the right price. But they should not be in the business of telling private citizens what they can or cannot do with their own money.

What to do with unused meds

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There is more and more talk in state legislatures of finding new ways to dispose of unused medications at healthcare facilities. This is an idea whose time has come.

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