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Vast majority of consumers want telehealth, but adoption lagging ... Researchers discover brain mechanism behind multi-tasking ... Study points to extra virgin olive oil for better memory, protection from Alzheimer's

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) planned to share on Thursday morning a so-called "discussion draft" of a health reform bill that is likely to cause long-term providers a lot of worry.

LeadingAge announced Wednesday that it has formed the Center for Workforce Solutions to better assist providers with employee recruitment, training and retention.

'Discussion draft' of Senate healthcare bill set to be released Thursday ... Illinois providers continue Medicaid talks after missing deadline ... New tool could predict which Parkinson's disease patients at risk for dementia ..

Small and rural providers may find it easier to participate in quality programs under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) following a proposed rule that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued Tuesday.

Department of Veterans Affairs clinicians and pharmacists should be able to order medications electronically and track dispensing of controlled prescription drugs, among other best practices, according to a government report.

California facility hit with $100K fine in resident death ...NJ nursing home closure will put more than 300 out of work ... Nevada governor vetoes 'Medicaid-for- all' bill

State Medicaid directors are actively working to mitigate effects of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' 2016 managed care rule.

Almost one-fourth (22%) of eldercare facilities have no policy whatsoever for animal-assisted intervention programs, also called therapy animal or pet therapy programs, according to a new academic study.

Cuts to Medicaid, whether they are in President Trump's budget or via the GOP healthcare bill, would hurt efforts to curb opioid addiction, according to attendees at the White House's first panel on opioids Friday.

Senate Republicans will likely miss the deadline to repeal Obamacare ... Healthcare support company will pay NY state $130,000 for failure to report data breach of patient records ... National campaign aims to put a face on Medicaid to fight cuts

States that opted against expanding Medicaid in 2014 had similar per capita spending to those states that expanded the program, according to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services report.

A new report is calling into question the sustainability of recent reductions in antipsychotic use among nursing home residents, and whether providers have shifted from antipsychotics to other less scrutinized but similarly risky medications.

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