News and Events

Thursday, September 08, 2016

CareConnection Announces Vitals and Weight Integration with NTT DATA NetSolutions

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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:&...
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, 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...
Monday, March 14, 2016

Stand By Me: Succeed with Support from the CareConnection 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 t...
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...
Friday, January 22, 2016

The Best Defense is a Good Offense

Even up the playing field: The grounds of our ball field are shifting—and making it increasingly difficult to hold a solid position. It’s clear our strategy must change from one of defense to bringing our offense “A” game to the table. At the PointClickCare Summit 2015 Mark Parkinson, AHCA’s President and CEO as ...
Friday, January 15, 2016

Increase Revenue in 2018 by Reducing Your 2016 Readmission Rates

Value Based Payments: Those strange, new words that will define the future for skilled nursing facilities and mean that providers who are working hard in 2016 to increase star ratings, reduce readmission rates, and manage anti-psychotic medications will come out as the winners in 2018. The 2018 "Withhold" Worries: ...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

CareConnection Helps SNF Save $5,000 per Month

This Louisiana facility stopped the red ink with a partnership of resources that included CareConnection.  Read more:  

Reducing Hospital Readmissions White Paper July 2015 Reducing Hospital Readmissions White Paper July 2015 (499 KB)