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TOOLKIT: American Heart Month

February 1, 2019

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. American Heart Month is a great opportunity to spread the …

Frail Seniors Find Ways To Live Independently

January 31, 2019

Navigating Aging Navigating Aging focuses on medical issues and advice associated with aging and end-of-life care, helping America’s 45 million seniors and their families navigate the health care system. To contact Judith Graham with a question or comment, click here. Join the Navigating Aging Facebook Group. See All Columns DENVER — Pauline Jeffery had let things slide …

Telligen Receives Network of Quality Improvement and Innovation Contractors (NQIIC) Award

January 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE January 29, 2019 West Des Moines, IA — Telligen, a leading provider of health management solutions, was selected by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) as one of 58 organizations that will carry out $25 billion in projects related to healthcare quality measurement over the next decade. The Network of Quality …

Webinar: Applying Law and Policy Solutions to Public Health Challenges in the Coming Decade

January 30, 2019

February 20, 2019 | 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. ET | Register Now Join us on Wednesday, February 20 at 12:00 p.m. ET to learn about the role of laws and policies in creating a healthier Nation over the coming decade. Presenters will share an overview of the Healthy People 2030 development process, discuss the role …

Boot Camp After 60: 10 Steps To Turn Around Unhealthy Habits

January 30, 2019

It takes moxie to flip an unhealthy lifestyle to a healthy one — particularly for folks over 60. Most baby boomers approach retirement age unwilling to follow basic healthy lifestyle goals established by the American Heart Association, said Dr. Dana King, professor and chairman of the department of family medicine at West Virginia University, referencing …

Heart Failure: The Decline of a Historic Transplant Program. 

January 28, 2019

Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.

Assessing the performance of aging surgeons.

January 28, 2019

Katlic MR, Coleman J, Russell MM. JAMA. 2019 Jan 14; [Epub ahead of print].

Using a potentially aggressive/violent patient huddle to improve health care safety.

January 28, 2019

Larson LA, Finley JL, Gross TL, et al. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2019 Jan 9; [Epub ahead of print].

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