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Archive for July 3rd, 2012

An experimental “socially assistive” robot has been shown to get better results in elderly rehabilitation patients than human therapists, preliminary research finds.

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Joerns Healthcare has been awarded a three-year national group purchasing agreement for “Patient Lifts and Lateral Transfer Devices” by the Premier healthcare alliance.

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State Medicaid directors outlined several different strategies for streamlining collaboration between Medicare and Medicaid antifraud efforts in a June 29 letter to members of the Senate Finance Committee.

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Transcranial brain stimulation can help improve outcomes for individuals who have difficulties with swallowing following a stroke, results of a pilot study suggest.

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Medicare payments to providers that offer outpatient maintenance dialysis treatments will increase 2.5% in calendar year 2013, regulators said.

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