The MU Sinclair School of Nursing announced Wednesday it will receive $19.8 million to advance the Missouri Quality Initiative for Nursing Homes. Sponsored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, the grant will enable nursing school researchers to study new ways to improve health care for older patients.

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 Your medical record can be more than just the file in which your doctor scribbles notes during your appointment. With help from movement sensors similar to those in an Xbox Kinect, patient data can be recorded in the home and shared easily with your network of doctors and hospitals, creating a comprehensive and accessible medical file.