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Medicare Part B to D shift may decrease total spending, increase out-of-pocket costs

January 17, 2019
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No link between ADT, dementia among veterans with prostate cancer

January 14, 2019
Androgen deprivation therapy did not appear to increase risk for dementia, vascular dementia or Alzheimer disease among veterans with nonmetastatic prostate cancer…
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Medicare Part D could save $14.4B using VA drug prices

January 14, 2019
If Medicare Part D paid prices for prescription medications similar to what the Department of Veterans Affairs pays, there could be an estimated annual savings of 38% to…
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Price hikes on older, brand-name drugs share blame for surging drug costs

January 11, 2019
The pharmaceutical industry, in recent years, has been marked by a cycle of outrage from patient groups, insurers and politicians each time a particularly expensive new…
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One-fourth of costs for chronic disease care attributed to multimorbidity

January 8, 2019
Nearly one-quarter of all health system expenditure for chronic disease care was attributed to costs associated with comorbid conditions, above and beyond the projected…
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Geropharmacology

Combating Polypharmacy Through Deprescribing Potentially Inappropriate Medications

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, January 2019, Volume 45 Issue 1
Polypharmacy, defined as the use of five or more medications, is becoming increasingly prevalent in older adults…
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Sleep Disturbances in Elderly Patients: June 2018

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

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VIDEO: Tips for improving MIPS score, avoiding penalties

April 21, 2018
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