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June 13, 2017

To better align treatment desired with treatment received, and to codify this in law, the Patient Self-Determination Act of 1990 gave patients the right to decide what they were willing to have done to their bodies by creating an advance directive (AD), to have these decisions recorded in their medical records, and to be represented by...

June 13, 2017

Describe the cognitive status on admission to a skilled nursing facility (SNF) according to a hospital discharge diagnosis of dementia in a national sample of Medicare beneficiaries.

June 13, 2017

In the context of a rapidly ageing population, Singapore is anticipating a rise in multimorbidity, disability, and dependency, which are driven by physical frailty. Healthy Older People Everyday (HOPE) is an epidemiologic population-based study on community-dwelling older adults aged 65 years and older in Singapore.

June 13, 2017

To evaluate mortality rate in elderly and very elderly (≥85 years) residents with Parkinson disease (PD) in nursing homes (NHs) with and without antipsychotic drugs.

June 13, 2017

To inform health system improvements for care of elderly populations approaching the end of life (EOL) by identifying important elements of care and implementation barriers and facilitators.

June 13, 2017

Frailty is a strong predictor of adverse health events, but its impact on cognitive function is poorly understood.

June 9, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued proposed revisions to arbitration agreement requirements for long-term care facilities. These proposed...

June 9, 2017

With Continuing Education Credit

A new Quality Payment Program Overview Web-Based Training course is available through the MLN LMS.

Learn about:

  • Origin and goals of the Quality Payment Program (QPP)
  • Four performance categories within the Merit-based Incentive Payment System
  • Three criteria to
  • ...