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CDC Flu Season Guide for Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

Americans are spreading more than holiday cheer this winter as the flu and other respiratory viruses are increasing across the country.
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New Technology in Long Term Care

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Digital transformation in long term care (LTC) has moved from a buzz word to an industry imperative as the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated...
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Overmedication of America: Prescription Drug Use on the Rise

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Americans' use of prescription drugs has skyrocketed in the last decade as about 2 in 3 U.S. adults increasingly take advantage of the 20,00...
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Preventing Adverse Drug Reactions (ADRs)

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Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are a frequent, and sometimes deadly, consequence of a modern healthcare system tasked with treating aging pat...
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What is Polypharmacy?

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With an estimated 6 in 10 Americans living with a chronic disease the risks of polypharmacy are an increasing threat, especially in older pa...
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6 in 10 American Adults Live With a Chronic Disease

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The growing number of Americans living with a chronic disease is putting a significant physical and financial strain on the U.S. healthcare ...
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Long-Term Care Trends Driving the Industry Over the Next Decade

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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 shrink...
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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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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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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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