News and Events
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Hospital readmissions have become a major focus for Skilled Nursing Facilities.With new regulations and penalties surrounding readmissions, this is a major facility focus with facilities using sophisticated processes to track readmissions and to examine root causes of these costly Medicare hospitalizations. In this series, we’ll explo...
Monday, September 24, 2018
"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, ...
Thursday, August 09, 2018
“Vitals are vital—and the first indicator of the health of our residents,” remarks Faina Kaganov, RN, Chief Clinical Officer of The Allure Group in New York City.“In keeping with our corporate mission to provide cutting edge technology and treatments that speed recovery, we chose to deploy best-in-breed Medline's CareConnect...
Tuesday, January 02, 2018
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 vitals ...
Friday, September 22, 2017
"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 s...
Monday, October 17, 2016
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...
Saturday, October 01, 2016
Triple Aim is the philosophical basis for the aggressive movement toward Value Based Purchasing—payment related to outcomes rather than services delivered—which is turning LTPAC business models on their heads. The numbers don’t lie. “Chronic diseases are money pits,” Cynthia Morton (Executive...
Monday, February 08, 2016
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
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 ...
- NetSolutions Users Deploy the Power of Prevention
- Examining Rehospitalizations in Skilled Nursing Facilities
- What could you do with 15 extra "person" hours every day?
- Time is Money AND Improved Care
- If Your Dashboard Alerts 976F, You Need CareConnection
- MatrixCare Skilled Nursing Announces Medline's CareConnection Vitals Integration
- Do The Math. Intervention = Prevention
- Dare to Compare Medline's CareConnection
- What's the Difference? FDA or MDDS? Plenty!
- Be the SNF of Choice for Your Hospital Network
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