News and Events

Monday, May 23, 2016

Partner Up to Protect Revenue and Referrals

Revenue Loss? Suppose your facility was losing an average of $10,000- $30,000 per month in revenue from hospital readmissions? That's the kind of bottom line income that's slipping through your fingers if your readmission rates are too high. The Cure: There is a powerful antidote--an active partnership between the medical director...
Monday, May 09, 2016

Telehealth Keeps Bottom Lines Black

Why Telehealth? The LTC 100 broadly defines telehealth as the "network of connected technology...with the goal of making care more convenient, efficient, fast and cost effective." In this SNF Think Tank's white paper, "The Role of Telehealth in Long Term Care," the group identified benefits from this technology: Managing Readmissions:&...
Monday, April 25, 2016

The WOW factor! CareCart Does Double-Duty

When the Living Branches Healthcare Teams implemented CareConnection, they expected to drive higher levels of quality into their vitals capture and documentation process--but they were pleasantly surprised with the mobile kiosk feature of this advanced technology. Patricia Lee, Director of Healthcare Information, relates, "During the installatio...
Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Going Mobile: Technology Seeps Into the LTPAC Industry

Technology is changing the face and standard of care in today’s skilled nursing facilities. Urinary incontinence can be managed by sensors that provide non-invasive monitoring for patient wetness, vital signs are delivered from bedside directly to the resident’s electronic record speeding decision making and eliminating mistakes. ...
Monday, April 11, 2016

Instant Alerts Prompt Proactive Intervention and Readmission Prevention

Vitals are vital. That's where it all begins. The basic indicators of residents' health are measured by vital signs (blood pressure, pulse, respiration, oxygen saturation and temperature) and weight variations. The success of treatment plans depends on keeping these measurements in range. The antidote to the costly penalties of hospital re...
Monday, March 28, 2016

Email Alerting Saves Lives

The Director of Nursing at an Iowa skilled nursing facility found that the email alert she received from CareConnection helped save a life. She says: "A resident at our facility was experiencing low heart rate and extremely high blood pressure. I was alerted through secure email about the abnormal vital sign. I followed up with the floor nu...
Thursday, March 17, 2016

Constant Care Technology™ Expands Vitals and Weight Medical Device Integration to AOD Software

PINEVILLE, LA – Constant Care Technology®, LLC, the leading provider of medical device integration systems specifically designed for the long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) industry, today announced the integration of its CareConnection® connectivity platform with AOD Software’s electronic health record system. AOD is a lea...
Monday, March 14, 2016

Stand By Me: Succeed with Support from the CCT Team

"Let's face it," remarks the Vice President, Clinical Operations, from one mid-sized group, "people resist change."  Translate the Message: "Even though we at corporate knew that CareConnection's vitals integration with our EHR would save nursing time, improve quality, reduce readmissions and reduce our liability, the message of those ...
Monday, February 22, 2016

Tips and Tricks: Power of Pop Up Alerts

The Power of PopUp Alerts: CareConnection's pop-up push alerting for eMar Laptops and Nurses Station Desktops immediately notifies your team of a resident's threshold breach and gives you history at a glance so that you can tailor rapid treatment interventions. Want your team to benefit from this powerful readmission reduction tool?&nb...
Monday, February 08, 2016

Point-of-Care and Wearable Devices: What LTPAC Organizations Need to Know

The long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) industry’s use of point-of-care device integration with EHR systems is picking up steam. That’s a great thing for our industry. Wearable devices are still in their infancy, but use in LTPAC organizations will undoubtedly increase. What do LTPAC organizations need to know about these relativel...