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Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, January 7

Nursing homes in 11 states may see reduction in transportation rates for portable X-ray suppliers … Many older adults use online reviews to choose doctor – with caution, poll finds … Nonconforming breast cancer treatment in elderly women may not worsen outcomes … Unorthodox Alzheimer’s researcher Robert Moir dies at 58

Also in the News for Wednesday, June 6

New Medicare scorecard compares state efforts, but still lacks detail … GAO: Soon-to-expand private program for VA patients has left them waiting months for care … Most Florida nursing homes unprepared for hurricane season

Wisconsin will soon launch an innovative health information exchange program.

Quality improving in nursing homes: CMS review

The 2015 National Impact Assessment of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Quality Measures Report shows “clear progress in improving the healthcare delivery system to achieve the three aims of better care, smarter spending, and healthier people.”

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