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Archive for August 6th, 2012

Two new technology solutions rely on ingestible sensors and the principles of gaming software to help people with chronic disease manage their medications.

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Health professionals at the Department of Veterans Affairs will be able to use telemedicine to treat patients in other states if a new congressional bill passes. Currently, those remote practitioners must be licensed in the state where the patient lives.

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Our new dementia services listserv can help you connect with peers who are implementing innovative programs and facing similar challenges. Our innovative dementia network members started this listserv to raise awareness of key challenges and effective solutions for helping people with dementia. To join, log into My.LeadingAge and click on My Subscriptions.

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Effective oversight is the key to ensuring access to care for states using managed care organizations for elderly and disabled Medicaid enrollees, a new report suggests.

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Home health agencies received $5 million in overpayments for dubious Medicare claims filed in 2010, federal investigators have found.

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Alzheimer’s disease appears to progress more slowly in adults over 80, investigators have found. As a result, this type of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease may be more difficult to detect and treat.

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A growing number of people in the finance, housing and aging fields – including Robyn Stone – are beginning to think that providers of long-term services and supports might be able to salvage something good from the foreclosure crisis through a little creative thinking and a lot of collaboration.

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