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Walgreens to pay $270 million for overbilling prescription drugs, insulin pens

Walgreens to pay $270 million for overbilling prescription drugs, insulin pens
February 14, 2019
In the Journals

Less self-reported cataract surgery among those with dementia

February 6, 2019
Researchers suggest that cataract surgery may be underutilized in patients with cognitive impairment and dementia. Data from the National Health and Aging Trends Study…

Trump’s drug-pricing proposal a step forward, but may not have significant impact

February 6, 2019
The Trump Administration proposed a new rule last week to lower prices of prescription drugs and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to offer direct…
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‘Simple, inexpensive’ intervention improves patient punctuality

February 6, 2019
Adjusting the patient scheduling process improved patient punctuality as well as patient and provider satisfaction, according to findings recently published in Quality

AMA: Prior authorization hurdles cause negative health outcomes

February 5, 2019
More than 90% of physicians reported prior authorization requirements had a negative impact on patient clinical outcomes and that prior authorization procedures held up…
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Feature Article

Assessing Informal and Formal Diabetes Knowledge in African American Older Adults With Uncontrolled Diabetes

Journal of Gerontological Nursing, February 2019, Volume 45 Issue 2
Some researchers attribute the excess rates of diabetes complications among African American older adults compared to…
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CME

Sleep Disturbances in Elderly Patients: June 2018

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Psychiatric Annals

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VIDEO: How a physician can perform well in MIPS

March 23, 2017
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