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Element Care Offers Scholarship Program

Element Care provides a scholarship program at North Shore Community College that helps students fund their education and offers a possible job opportunity upon graduation. Since it was established in 2007, the program has awarded more than $85,000 in scholarships to 57 students.

CMS Study Opens Door to For-Profit Sponsors for PACE

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published the study of for-profit PACE demonstration programs conducted by CMS. With the submission of the study to Congress, CMS announced that it would no longer take not-for-profit or for-profit status into account when accepting and reviewing PACE provider applications. As a result, the door is open for the first time for for-profit sponsors to develop PACE programs.

Remote Health Care Monitoring in PACE Programs

A student team at Wichita State University received a grant to purchase two smart watches and hire a Web developer to aid in incorporating their remote health monitoring application and online system into PACE programs.

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