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2014-07-29 12:35:39

The Journal of American Geriatrics Society report underscores value of Medicare home health services in improving patient care and reducing healthcare spending WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report published in The Journal of American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) underscores the value of home healthcare for America's aging seniors and the Medicare program, said home health leaders from the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare. The JAGS report seeks to...

2014-07-29 08:33:00

WASHINGTON, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nursing Home Complaint Center is strongly encouraging the family members of a victim of sepsis, or septic shock that occurred because of negligence in a nursing home anywhere in the state of Texas to call the law firm of Hotze Runkle at 877-919-0830 for their possible help, and assistance, or to contact the law firm via their web site at http://HotzeRunkle.Com Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140728/130638Photo -...

2014-07-25 16:22:48

SALT LAKE CITY, July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- HealthInsight has been named to lead health care quality improvement activities for the Medicare Program for a four-state region serving Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon and Utah under a five-year contract awarded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). On July 18, 2014, HealthInsight became the Quality Innovation Network-QIO (QIN-QIO) for the four states for a contract term extending through July 2019. In its most recent...

2014-07-23 23:31:20

Always Safe combines comprehensive in-home care during the day with a fall detection system for evenings and nights. Always Best Care staff will work with your loved one on exercise routines to maintain flexibility and dexterity, monitor nutritional intake to maintain strength, help them with daily activities of living, and adhere to safety precautions and their care plan. Austin, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 For seniors needing evening protection from falls but not evening or overnight...

2014-07-23 23:24:33

Apple Valley Post-Acute Rehab receives national recognition by US News and World Report as a ‘Best Nursing Home’ and a third consecutive five-star rating from Medicare for skilled nursing homes. Sebastopol, California (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 More than 3 million Americans spent at least part of 2013 in a skilled nursing facility, or nursing home, and similar numbers are expected as we continue through 2014. Many times, these individuals and their families encounter difficulty in choosing...

2014-07-23 16:26:54

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- IPRO has won an historic, five-year award as the Medicare-funded Quality Innovation Network (QIN) contractor for the states of New York and South Carolina and for the District of Columbia. Under a new arrangement that begins August 1, state-based Quality Improvement Organizations (QIOs) will be replaced by regional QIN contractors, focusing on hospital and nursing home quality improvement, care transitions, drug safety,...

2014-07-23 12:31:36

Medicare reforms needed to protect rural access to home health for vulnerable seniors WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Grange expressed support today for the Securing Access Via Excellence (SAVE) Medicare Home Health Act introduced last week by Congressmen Greg Walden (R-OR) and Tom Price (R-GA) to restore funding for skilled home health services that are vital to American seniors, particularly those living in rural parts of the country. The SAVE...

2014-07-22 12:29:52

ALBANY, New York, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Geriatric Care Services Market (Home Care, Adult Day Care, and Institutional Care) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 - 2019," the global geriatric care services market was valued at USD 560.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.9 % from 2013 to 2019, to reach an estimated value of USD 850.0...

2014-07-22 08:32:11

Gold Crest Care Center is building an extensive inpatient and outpatient therapy center on its site. The Bronx nursing home is also continuing the facility renovations that have been ongoing recently. The expansion and renovations projects are designed to provide better care and ensure patient comfort NEW YORK, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center is building a 5,000-square foot inpatient and outpatient therapy center. At the same time, it is continuing to renovate...

2014-07-21 12:25:23

Medford, NY based nursing home The LUX at Medford and facility operator Norman Rausman proudly invite the community to come and see the exciting new programs and features at the luxurious facility MEDFORD, N.Y., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer well underway The LUX at Medford cordially welcomes the community to come and join in celebrating Healthcare Hospitality Week 2014. On July 20th through the 26th, The LUX at Medford opens its doors wide and welcomes physicians,...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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