The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced via their Web site that the agency plans to hold another MDS 3.0 Train-the-Trainer conference sometime in August.
The 2010 Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Summit is the leading health information technology (HIT) and electronic health record (EHR) initiative conference.
On May 14, the first major U.S. retail chain will begin selling genetic testing kits. Insight personal genetic testing kits, manufactured by Pathway Genomics, aim to assess an individual’s risk of developing a number of health conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, cancer, and obesity, by screening for genetic markers. Priced at $20 to $30, the kit includes a vial and a shipping envelope. Consumers send a saliva sample to Pathway, which posts results online. Depending on …
Under the guise of culture change, many people fear that activity professionals would lose their positions in favor of “universal workers.”