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Long-Term Care Trends Driving the Industry Over the Next Decade

Long-term care trends in the United States are being driven by an aging population that is more than doubling in a 40-year span and a shrinking pool of staffing tasked with caring for seniors, many with chronic diseases and conditions.
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Cost-Effectiveness of Genetic Testing to Minimize Adverse Drug Reactions

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A recent case study of the Teachers Retirement System of Kentucky (TRSKY) found that pharmacogenomics not only reduced health care costs but...
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Drugs and Prescriptions Targeted by Pharmacogenomics Testing (PGx)

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The benefits of pharmacogenomics testing (PGx) encompass a wide variety of prescription medications and their interactions with known genoty...
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The Importance of Infection Prevention for Long-Term Care Residents

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1 to 3 million serious infections occur every year in nursing homes, ski...
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New UK Report: Embracing Pharmacogenomics Can Revolutionize Medicine

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A groundbreaking report released by the British Pharmacological Society and the Royal College of Physicians says that matching drugs to DNA ...
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Long-Term Care Future: Demand to Double While Workforce Shrinks

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May is officially “Older Americans Month”, a celebration of seniors and their contributions to our society, but with the U.S. population rap...
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Study Shows PGx and CMM Shows Positive Clinical and Economic Outcomes

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A new peer-reviewed case study published in the Journal of Personalized Medicine shows the positive clinical and economic outcomes of a comb...
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Positive Side Effect: PGx Testing Can Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

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Pharmacogenomics testing, which allows physicians to deliver personalized healthcare based on a patient’s genetic make-up, has some well-kno...
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Identification, Treatment of UTIs Can Have Life-and-Death Consequences

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The identification and treatment of urinary tract infections (UTIs), especially those caused by the ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae family...
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The Role of PGx in Improving Translational Medicine

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Pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics can play an important role in improving the evolving field of translational medicine.
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