An experimental “socially assistive” robot has been shown to get better results in elderly rehabilitation patients than human therapists, preliminary research finds.
Joerns Healthcare has been awarded a three-year national group purchasing agreement for “Patient Lifts and Lateral Transfer Devices” by the Premier healthcare alliance.
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.
Transcranial brain stimulation can help improve outcomes for individuals who have difficulties with swallowing following a stroke, results of a pilot study suggest.
Medicare payments to providers that offer outpatient maintenance dialysis treatments will increase 2.5% in calendar year 2013, regulators said.