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Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 9

Cognitive screening recommended for older adults in orthopedic rehab …  Prioritize senior living residents in COVID-19-related funding: ASHA … Asthma drug Singulair and generic to get ‘black box’ warning … LGBTQ+ elders are a socially isolated, vulnerable population, asserts the National Academies

Clinical Briefs for Friday, January 10

Metabolic syndrome associated with blood clot recurrence … Rural patients more likely to remain longer in post-acute care … Nurses — again — ranked as the most ethical, honest … Discovery: Drug-like compounds that may protect brain cells in Alzheimer’s

ACOs cut costs, not quality

Post-acute care spending dropped by 9% — or about $106 per beneficiary — without a drop in quality, a study of accountable care organizations in the Medicare Shared Savings Program has found.

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