Tag Archives: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (U.S.)

Accountable Care Organisations in the USA and England (King’s Fund / BBC News)

Summary This King’s Fund report investigates Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs) in the United States and England. The relevance of ACOs for integrated care initiatives in England are assessed. “In the United States, accountable care organisations ACOs – a group of … Continue reading

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Steps to Reduce Antipsychotic Use for Nursing Home Residents with Dementia in the USA (CMS / JAMA)

Summary Inappropriate prescribing of antipsychotics for nursing home patients is a recognised problem in the United States. The US Food and Drug Administration, back in 2005, issued a public health advisory warning alerting that treatment of behavioural disorders in elderly … Continue reading

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