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SURVEY: REMAINING UNINSURED HARDER TO REACH - Wednesday, July 30
A new survey indicates the state will have a hard time reaching the 2.5 million California adults who remain uninsured after the first open enrollment period for the new federal health-care law. The Associated Press

WHEN THE CAREGIVERS NEED HEALING - Tuesday, July 29
Studies show that parents of children with developmental disabilities, like autism, experience depression and anxiety far more often than others. The New York Times

COMPLYING WITH THE LAW ON AUTISM THERAPY BENEFIT - Tuesday, July 29
A legal expert at the National Health Law Program said California health officials might be flirting with legal risk by moving slowly to implement federal guidance on Medi-Cal coverage of autism treatment. California Healthline

STUDY: NURSING ASSISTANTS, FAMILY MEMBERS AND QUALITY - Monday, July 28
Empowering nursing assistants and family members of nursing-home residents in decision-making results in improved service, a new study finds. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

MEMORY-CARE ACCREDITATION FOR NURSING HOMES - Thursday, July 24
The Joint Commission, the nation’s leading agency for accrediting health-care facilities, has developed new memory-care certification for nursing homes that use commission guidelines in caring for people with dementia. McKnight's Long-Term Care News

REPORT FINDS WIDESPREAD INCONTINENCE AMONG SENIORS - Tuesday, July 22
A new report from the National Center for Health Statistics documents that 37 million seniors who live independently have some type of incontinence. The New York Times

Special Events

                                  

QCHF Institute & CAHF
Summer Conference

Lake Tahoe Resort, South Lake Tahoe
July 27-30, 2014


  
2014 Quality Symposium
Sept. 3 Southern CA
Sept. 5 Northern CA


 


 
CAHF 64th Annual Convention & Expo
Renaissance Palm Springs & Palm Springs Convention Center
November 9-12, 2014


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