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CMS launches Hospice Compare site

August 16, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Much like the Nursing Home Compare site for skilled nursing facilities, the new data comparison tool will allow consumers to see quality measures data on hospice and palliative care providers.

Combating pressure injuries with innovative technology

August 15, 2017  |  Julie Thurn, RN, BSN
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One facility shares how it is working to reduce pressure injuries for residents. 

Wound care treatments lack healing touch

August 14, 2017  |  Kaiser Health News
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Doctors and patients are turning to new therapies to treat stubborn chronic wounds, but research is lacking on whether they are helping. 

A fresh perspective

August 14, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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A British arts program is trying to change the public perception of dementia

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Memory Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the inaugural OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Memory Care.

The 2017 OPTIMA Award winner for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care

August 11, 2017  |  The I Advance Senior Care Editors
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I Advance Senior Care is proud to announce the winner of the 2017 OPTIMA Award for Excellence in Resident-Focused Care.

Netsmart teams up with NY county to improve health records, data exchange

August 10, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor
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The healthcare technology provider is working with a county public health service that serves home health and long term care for easier record sharing and a more complete patient record. 

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH named new U.S. surgeon general

August 10, 2017  |  newswire
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The former Indiana state health commissioner will take the helm in the Surgeon General's office.

Singer-songwriter Glen Campbell dies of Alzheimer’s at 81

August 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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Despite 21 Top 40 hits, dozens of albums and several appearances on the silver screen, the music legend may end up being best known for his brave and open approach to his own disease.

Purdue develops automatic UTI sensor

August 8, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief
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The product works completely without caregiver intervention and has higher accuracy rates that over-the-counter kits, researchers say.