According to new research published in JAMA, deaths from falls tripled among the elderly between 2000 and 2016, and these falls cost an estimated $50 billion in medical care annually. Fall prevention strategies are recommended for adults older than 65 years.
MLMIC has released a new edition of The Albany Report to help physicians, dentists and other healthcare providers understand the impact of the most recent Legislative session on their practice in New York State.
Ensuring health information technology-related events are resolved and incorporate effective solutions should be a continued focus area for healthcare systems.
On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation repealing a Public Health Law provision which allowed exemptions from school vaccination requirements based upon a parent’s or guardian’s religious beliefs.