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High Turnover at Nursing Homes Threatens Residents’ Care

The Coronavirus Outbreak liveLatest Updates Maps and Cases Risk Near You Vaccine Rollout New Variants Tracker Advertisement Continue reading the main story Supported by Continue reading the main story High Staff Turnover at U.S. Nursing Homes Poses Risks for Residents’ Care A new study highlights the persistent problems caused by an unstable work force, an… Read More »

A Guide to Acne Care for People of Color

SATURDAY, Sept. 19, 2020 — Dealing with acne can be especially difficult for people of color, a skin expert says. Acne affects up to 50 million people in the United States each year. For people of color, acne is often accompanied by dark spots or patches called hyperpigmentation. “Acne is the most common skin condition… Read More »

Hospital revenue at risk in CMS’s proposal to move joint replacement to outpatient care

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ push to move procedures from inpatient to less expensive outpatient care continues, with revenue at risk for lucrative joint replacement starting in 2021. CMS’s continued push to the outpatient setting has been going on for some time, but the agency has found its sea legs in the recent… Read More »

Industry Voices—How ‘no-touch’ is the new ‘high-touch’ in pharmacy care – FierceHealthcare

As the novel coronavirus spread across our country and the world, people were told to isolate at home—and many have followed that advice, fearing that even a trip to the pharmacy to pick up needed medications could put them in danger. Some of that uncertainty eased as time went on, but now we’re seeing new… Read More »

HHS adopts substance use disorder regulatory reforms for more coordinated care

The Department of Health and Human Services today adopted the revised Confidentiality of Substance Use Disorder Patient Records regulation, or 42 CFR Part 2. The updated rule continues to ensure that individuals with substance use disorder get the care they need while maintaining confidentiality protections against unauthorized disclosure and use. It will help healthcare providers… Read More »