Federal officials unveiled a medication reduction initiative with an ambitious goal: trimming antipsychotic drug use among residents by 15% this year. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Partnership to Improve Dementia Care follows up on industry groups, consumer advocates and legislators’ increased scrutiny on antipsychotics.
Crest Healthcare Supply has released its 2012 online catalog. Features include easy browsing, bookmarking and page-printing capabilities. To facilitate single-product searches, each item can be found in the catalog by simply referencing one keyword. A one-click zoom button is available to focus on individual products, complemented by a gradual zoom bar to allow a closer and clearer picture. The 264-page digital catalog also features informational resources, training videos and new products, including wheelchairs, long term care beds and more.