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Nuedexta is the only drug approved to treat uncontrolled laughing and crying due to pseudobulbar affect.
In a healthcare system that increasingly relies on hospital readmission rates as a quality indicator, a critical omission may be dramatically skewing the data, finds a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine.
A lengthy report by a Florida newspaper Thursday attempted to lift the veil on the inner workings of Consulate Health Care, the state's largest nursing home provider.
A judge has ordered the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate an $80,000 wire transfer from a nursing home owner to a former state senator's construction company — money that allegedly moved just days after the lawmaker introduced an amendment to limit negligence claims in Arkansas.
The leading association for skilled nursing providers said Friday that a call by state officials to reinstate tough federal enforcement policies might undercut quality gains.