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Archive for May 30th, 2012

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.

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Elderly adults who are deficient in vitamin D are at a higher risk for developing mobility limitations and becoming disabled, new data suggests.

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Provider groups are pushing Congress to replace the formula Medicare uses to reimburse physicians and eliminate other regulatory burdens.

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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.

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