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4 key trends for hospices to watch in 2024

4 key trends for hospices to watch in 2024

Hospice News
by Jim Parker;

Hospice operators in 2024 are navigating a rapidly transforming environment...

CDC plans to drop five-day COVID isolation guidelines

CDC plans to drop five-day COVID isolation guidelines

The Washington Post;

Americans who test positive for the coronavirus no longer need to routinely stay home from work and school for five days under new guidance planned by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

Pharmacies are struggling to refill their own ranks

Pharmacies are struggling to refill their own ranks

Axios

Pharmacy retail chains staking their future on expanding the health care services they offer are running into a big problem: It's getting harder to draw the next generation of pharmacists amid turmoil in the industry...

We gave palliative care patients VR therapy. More than 50% said it helped reduce pain and depression symptoms

We gave palliative care patients VR therapy. More than 50% said it helped reduce pain and depression symptoms

The Conversation;

Our study, published this week in the journal BMJ Supportive & Palliative Care, found more than 50% of patients experienced clinically meaningful reductions in symptoms such as pain and depression immediately after a 20-minute VR session..

Pharmacy in suit files for bankruptcy

Pharmacy in suit files for bankruptcy

San Antonio Express News
by Patrick Danner;

County's litigation targets Trinity along with major retailers for the amount of opioids it dispensed...

Strategies for positive change in opioid prescribing

Strategies for positive change in opioid prescribing

Pharmacy Times;

This is a video synopsis/summary of a Practice Pearls...

Reimagining end-of-life care: Balancing polypharmacy, treatment modification, an quality of life in advanced cancer patients

Reimagining end-of-life care: Balancing polypharmacy, treatment modification, an quality of life in advanced cancer patients

BNN
by Mahnoor Jehangir;

In a recent groundbreaking study, researchers have illuminated the complexities surrounding polypharmacy and the prescription of potentially inappropriate medications (PIMs) to patients at the end of their lives, particularly those battling advanced cancer...

Where things stand: a summary of pending federal cannabis legislation

Where things stand: a summary of pending federal cannabis legislation

Reuters
Jean E. Smith-Gonnell and Cole White

Federal legislation pertaining to cannabis reform, once a political oddity, now commands significant resources and attention in Congress...

Psychedelic therapy debate returns to Missouri General Assembly

Psychedelic therapy debate returns to Missouri General Assembly

Missouri Independent

Numerous clinical studies nationwide have shown positive results from using psilocybin to treat PTSD, depression and substance use...

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