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Clinical Briefs for Friday, December 13

Older adults with hypothyroidism face elevated mortality risk … Long night’s sleep, long midday naps raise stroke risk … New quality measures introduced for older adults’ diabetes care … Deaths in nursing facilities, hospitals decline while those at home, hospice rise

Privacy firms driving deals

Transactions involving nursing facilities totaled $900 million in the first quarter, according to Bill Kauffman, senior principal at the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care. Seniors housing and care deals amounted to $1.7 billion, he added, bringing the total across combined sectors to $2.6 billion. That’s down 5% from the previous quarter and…

Reporting neglected, OIG says

Slightly more than half of the nation’s nursing facilities reported abuse or neglect allegations as required in 2012, a new report from the Office of Inspector General alleges. Such relatively low compliance indicates that more guidance and oversight is warranted, the report concludes.

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