Acuity

Providers that are extensions of hospitals will win in the ACO era, experts say

Providers that are extensions of hospitals will win in the ACO era, experts say

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Nursing homes and other post-acute providers should position themselves now as top-tier candidates for accountable care organizations, or they risk losing significant market share, experts said in a McKnight's webcast yesterday.

PointRight's StaffRight aligns staffing levels with resident acuity

PointRight's StaffRight aligns staffing levels with resident acuity

PointRight Inc. recently released StaffRight. The new service helps skilled nursing facilities align staffing levels with resident acuity, which also helps improve Nursing Home Compare scores. Operators also can see how their staffing levels compare with peers, according to the firm.