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Monday, September 24, 2018

Time is Money AND Improved Care

  "In our fast-paced TCU, we are admitting higher acuity patients every day—60 admissions a month with a 14 day average stay--- so vitals are vital-- the very first task upon admission. Paying attention to the changes in those vitals triggers the care plan interventions that keep our patients health intact," remarks Terri Ringhofer, ...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018

Do The Math. Intervention = Prevention

Early Warnings = Early Intervention = Readmission Prevention Back in 2014—when most skilled nursing buildings were still capturing vitals manually and less than 50% had an EMR system, Touchstone Communities’ Heights of Huebner,  San Antonio, became the LTPAC industry’s first adopter of PointClickCare’s newly-launched...
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

What's the Difference? FDA or MDDS? Plenty!

What’s the Big Deal About FDA Clearance?  Plenty!  The benefits will rock your world! We all know the importance of having vitals measurements automatically downloaded to our EMR system.  The simple benefits:  time savings and error elimination.   But we all want more—we want outcome improvements!  ...
Friday, September 22, 2017

Be the SNF of Choice for Your Hospital Network

"Hospital administrators are ...reducing excess thirty-day readmissions and avoiding Medicare penalties...by using networks of preferred skilled nursing facilities," proclaims a study in "HealthAffairs.Org." How can you become the SNF-of-Choice? 1.      Embed an electronics medical record system to drive data analyt...
Friday, July 14, 2017

Change Everything? It's a Piece of Cake

Was it biting off more than they could chew—or a really smart, sweeping culture change designed to improve resident care and drive efficiency to the bottom line?   Judging from their incredible adoption success, Maple Lawn Medical Care (Coldwater MI) made the right decisions to implement a new EHR system (PointClickCare) and, at ...
Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Unleash Your Team to Care for the Resident, Not the Chart

The Lodge Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ocala, Fla. (a Greystone Health Network skilled nursing facility) is confident that their residents are receiving better care with Constant Care Technology’s CareConnection vitals integration to PointClickCare.   Director of Nursing Tiffany Hafer says her team has experienced not o...
Friday, May 12, 2017

Quick Peek: The Constant Care Solution Video

Customers are asking for more efficient, mistake-proof ways to capture and document vitals--Constant Care Technology delivers that and so much more--powerful readmission prevention alerting features.  Learn more:  Constant Care Solution Video
Monday, December 12, 2016

SMART*Tool Helps APRNs Prevent Readmits

SMART*Technology's predictive analytics delivers alerts of those subtle changes in condition that indicate incipient patient health crisis. SMART* technology scrubs the daily measurements sent from CareConnection's vitals integration to the SNF's EMR system, ferreting out those combinations of markers that indicate the potential for infection, s...
Monday, October 17, 2016

Get SMART* About Prevention

How do I Spot Potential Health Issues in My Skilled Nursing Building Residents? “How do I spot potential health issues in my residents—and intervene quickly to adjust medications to prevent unnecessary hospital readmission? With SMART* Alerts from CareConnection,” remarks Gwen Leger, APRN for a Louisiana skilled nursing build...
Friday, October 07, 2016

Explore CareConnection's Fall 2016 Webinar Series

Want to know more about CareConnection? Our weekly webinars are a great introduction to how our equipment, software and tablets all work together to deliver wireless, immediate and error-free vitals and weights from bedside to your EMR.  Tune in Thursdays in Fall, 2016 at 3:30 PM Eastern Time Dates:  October 13 and 27, Novemb...