With mounting financial pressure driving some private ambulance companies out of business, more ride-hailing operators are stepping into the vacuum and providing non-emergency transportation to and from nursing homes.
NxStage Medical Inc., which makes dialysis products, is heralding the 10th year anniversary of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) clearance of its System One™ product.
There's nothing like the first time you get to meet people, attend education sessions and see the exhibit hall at the American Health Care Association, as I found out last week. If you weren't there, you missed a lot.
Well, Oct. 1 has passed, and we're all still hanging in. The biggest changes we saw to rehab were the addition of reporting co-treatment minutes on our billing logs and Section O on the MDS. And, the new question of "how many DISTINCT calendar days" were received between SLP, OT, and PT.
People with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a significantly elevated risk of dying from Clostridium difficile infection, according to a recent study.
A major clinical trial out of the United Kingdom points a new direction for treating a common form of kidney disease.
Medicare payments to providers that offer outpatient maintenance dialysis treatments will increase 2.5% in calendar year 2013, regulators said.