Clinical

ACHCA names new president and CEO

Bill McGinley has been tapped to lead the American College of Health Care Administrators (ACHCA). 

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Person-centered care improves resident satisfaction

Care that’s personal is more impactful, according to a new study in JAMDA

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Disability linked to heart health

Researchers explored the connection between disability and the American Heart Association's guidelines for cardiovascular health in older Latin Americans.

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FDA to recognize some foreign drug inspections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced drug regulatory authorities in eight European countries can conduct inspections that meet FDA requirements as part of a larger effort to reduce redundancies and free up agency resources.  

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Abbott gets FDA clearance for first smartphone heart monitor

Bluetooth technology allows physicians to monitor cardiac arrhythmias remotely without requiring cumbersome recording devices.

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ASA, senior care sites join Gillette’s pilot of ‘assisted shaving’ razor

Care sites in the United States and the United Kingdom will test the razor, billed as the world’s first razor designed for shaving someone else.

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Researchers study links between smell disorders and dementia

The study is the latest attempt to develop better olfactory tests that might be used to detect early stages of neurodegeneration.

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Oregon expands electronic POLST for end-of-life care

The state's electronic registry keeps people's end-of-life care wishes just a click a way for easy access in any emergency.

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High-tech healing

The latest in wound assessment technology has nurses tossing their rulers.

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Telehealth: The future of senior living

As the world gets more connected and the silver tsunami rises, technology can help senior living providers care for residents while helping them maintain their independence. 

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