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2014-06-04 08:33:35

Clinical study supports updating long-term care practices ROCK HILL, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After five years of continuous refinement, Dignity Continence Solutions now

2011-07-07 19:13:07

Nursing homes in the United States are shrinking and their residents are becoming proportionately more black, more Hispanic, more Asian, and less white, according to a new study by Brown University researchers.

2011-03-03 09:29:00

Measures for Public Reporting and Quality Improvement to be Used in Nursing Home Compare WASHINGTON, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To improve the quality of care in nursing homes for the 1.4 million Americans who currently reside in facilities across the country, the National Quality Forum (NQF) has endorsed 21 measures to be used to care for both long-term residents and short-stay patients.

2011-01-07 12:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- e-MDs, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHRs), announced that their client, the Gastorf Family Clinic of Durant, OK, received the first physician-paid incentive checks in the country under The Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs.

2010-09-09 08:00:00

New Federal Assessment Tool Gives Residents a Voice in their Care SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.