Tag Archives: LongTerm

The California Consumer Privacy Act, Amazon and Pill-Pack: Making Sense of These Recent Developments and Their Long-Term Consequences to Privacy Interests

While much of the national attention during the last week of June 2018 was directed at Justice Kennedy’s announced retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court and the battle to ensue over confirmation of his replacement, two significant developments occurred involving … Continue reading

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Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Practical Approach for Long-Term Care Facilities

David Gruenwald has just published "Voluntarily Stopping Eating and Drinking: A Practical Approach for Long-Term Care Facilities" in the Journal of Palliative Medicine. "Some residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities with lethal or serious chronic illnesses may express a wish to … Continue reading

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Long-Term Planning for Long-Term Care

Medicaid and Medicare are insurance programs that were both created by federal law but that is where the similarities generally stop. Medicare is an insurance program from those over 65 and will pay for some rehabilitative services, while Medicaid is… … Continue reading

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Will opioid crisis raise red flags for long-term antidepressant use?

Even as the nation enters an even scarier phase in its battle against the raging opioid abuse epidemic, new and sterner warnings are flying about antidepressants. The costs of these powerful drugs add up, as does the toll of depression … Continue reading

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Long-term Survival of PDF/A Files

PDF/A is widely marketed and regarded as a preservation file format. However, a recently published article, “PDF/A Considered Harmful for Digital Preservation” by Marco Klindt serves as a prudent reminder that the PDF/A file format is not a comprehensive solution for preservation in … Continue reading

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