August 05, 2015 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: August 05, 2015

Diane Meier: Advance care planning restores power to patients.

Plan will push care planning

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A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services proposal to reimburse practitioners for discussing advance care planning drew praise of long-term care medical directors in July.

Mark Moore, REM Laundry Company Inc.

I couldn’t live without … TotalVue

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Working from his REM Laundry office in Versailles, KY, Mark Moore manages his company’s contract laundry services for nursing homes all over the country through a new cloud-based monitoring and reporting tool.

Obama’s bombshell: More industry rules

Obama’s bombshell: More industry rules

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The Obama administration said it is seeking to “modernize” the long-term care profession through hundreds of pages of regulatory revisions it unveiled at the White House Conference on Aging in July.

Sabra gains 678 new beds

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Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. purchased four Maryland transitional care facilities for $234 million, the company announced in late June.

Dementia risks were lowered through the use of a diabetes drug.

Diabetes drug cuts dementia

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A frequently prescribed diabetes drug may reduce the risk of older adults developing dementia, researchers from the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases found.

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