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Elizabeth Newman, Senior Editor

New opioid guidelines arrive not a moment too soon


Following my C-section earlier this year, I was fortunate to be able to access heavy-duty pain medication. Until we discovered my pain pump wasn’t working. That was unfortunate, but luckily I was young(ish), in good health(ish) and had a new baby. But as AMDA – The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC) Medicine President…

Alexa on its way to Asbury Communities


Asbury Group Integrated Technologies has partnered with Sodexo, Connected Living and Amazon to pilot the Smart Living program at Asbury Communities, a system of not-for-profit continuing care retirement communities based in Maryland.

McKnight's Long-Term Care News, December 2018, Page 4, 60 Seconds With, Jill Schumann

60 Seconds with … Jill Schumann


Q: What should providers know about trauma-informed care? A: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is asking for policies that are “culturally competent and trauma-informed” by Nov. 2019. Given all of the other requirements for Phase 3, there may be a tendency to view this information purely from a compliance perspective. It’s worth the…

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