Low-power exercise may be the key to speeding wound healing rates in patients with diabetes, a new study suggests.
Skilled nursing providers should capitalize on the opportunities presented by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ plans to roll out more voluntary payment initiatives, according to observers.
The Food and Drug Administration approved a new type of antipsychotic pill in November that is able to share information about when it was taken with patients and providers — but the new tech comes with a warning for older patients.
Medicare Payment Advisory Commission members reportedly expressed unanimous support for a plan to transition to a new post-acute payment system beginning in 2019 at a meeting last week.
One of the nation’s largest senior advocacy groups is warning lawmakers of the “lasting impact” of Medicare cuts that would be potentially included in the GOP’s final tax reform bill.
An Illinois woman has been arrested after allegedly attempting to steal more than $15,000 from an assisted living resident while serving as a long-term care ombudsman.
A Massachusetts man has been charged with raping two residents of a skilled nursing facility where he worked as a licensed practical nurse, according to local reports. The man is claiming he had consensual affairs with the women.