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Nursing Home Improvement Program Identifies Ways to Improve Care for People with Heart Disease

Feb. 27, 2017

Heart disease is one of the most common chronic health conditions among nursing home residents. Results from the Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes (MOQI), a partnership between the University of Missouri and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, indicate that advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) working in nursing homes to perform primary care duties are improving health outcomes for nursing home residents with heart disease.  Full Story
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New Study Identifies “Disconnect” between Media and Public

MU study finds journalists often have a more “elitist” view of democracy than many Americans

Feb. 27, 2017

Recently, mainstream media have faced heavy criticism from all sides of the political spectrum regarding coverage of the presidential election and other political issues. Now, researchers at the University of Missouri School of Journalism have found that many national journalists have views of democracy that are different than many Americans. The researchers believe this difference in philosophy might be contributing to a disconnect between Americans and the media.  Full Story
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