Analytics

MatrixCare to release clinical dashboard

MatrixCare has announced the MatrixCare Analytics Clinical Dashboard, which has 33 quality measures and compares results to the most current CMS benchmark data.

New models predict SNF hospital readmission rates

New models predict SNF hospital readmission rates

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If a skilled nursing facility were an overall Five Star performer, you would think that it would provide the best care and have the fewest rehospitalizations, right?

Vikus releases hiring analytics

Vikus Corporation has released a major update to its analytics and reporting tools.

I couldn't live without ... HCS Interactant

I couldn't live without ... HCS Interactant

Around three years ago, Christian Health Care Center in New Jersey needed a way to be more efficient.

LeadingAge's CAST releases EHR matrix selection tool

LeadingAge's CAST releases EHR matrix selection tool

LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies released its 2014 version of a tool to enable long-term providers to choose the best electronic health record for their needs.

Painting by numbers: the way to go to make the right business decisions

Painting by numbers: the way to go to make the right business decisions

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The reasons to pursue more robust data-crunching activities keep growing. Especially for long-term care providers, who could have a leg up on other providers and payers.

Report: analytics market has exploded

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The analytics market is exploding across the entire healthcare spectrum, according to a new report from Chilmark Research.

Want to know what 'secrets' you'll soon be sharing? Buy a car

Want to know what 'secrets' you'll soon be sharing? Buy a car

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As never before, data collection and analytics have become part and parcel of long-term care. Even midsize and smaller operators are sifting through amazingly granular information to document strengths, address weaknesses and unearth new opportunities. It's all fantastic stuff.

The final countdown: Last day to enter the McKnight's Tech Awards

The final countdown: Last day to enter the McKnight's Tech Awards

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Long-term care providers have until the stroke of midnight tonight to submit their entries to the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Put analytics to work as the population ages

Put analytics to work as the population ages

The pressure is on. As the population ages, nursing homes will have to play a more central role in helping realize the national mandate of reducing healthcare costs while improving its quality.

Deloitte Consulting LLP launches ConvergeHEALTH

Deloitte Consulting has launched ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, a unit with a $150-200 million investment from Deloitte.

PL Snapshot updated version released by PointRight

PointRight Inc. announced it has released an upgraded version of its Professional Liability (PL) Snapshot. The tool can predict the risk of liability claims for long-term care providers.

OnShift announces new analytic capabilities

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Staff scheduling and labor management software company OnShift announced a new release meant to support Affordable Care Act compliance requirements.

Looking to manage your organization's data better? It's as simple as 1-2-3

Looking to manage your organization's data better? It's as simple as 1-2-3

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From Google to grocers, innovative firms are finding ways to tame data in ways that give them a unique advantage. More than a few long-term care operators have begun to take notice.

Predict massive surge in analytics use

Hospitals are about to dramatically enhance analytics to reduce costs and enhance the value of their electronic health records, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan.

The three "Rs" of nursing home care

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By utilizing benchmarks and data analytics preparation, time is reduced, priorities established and efforts measured. By knowing a facility's prior survey deficiencies and having insight into the areas of emphasis of the local surveyors in your survey district allows for priorities to be set and resources focused where it matters most.

Capturing acuity: How MDS accuracy has a critical impact on Medicare/Medicaid payment systems

Capturing acuity: How MDS accuracy has a critical impact on Medicare/Medicaid payment systems

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There's a familiar saying in the industry that "If it's not documented, then it's not done." But what if it is documented, but just not documented correctly?

Operate with an eye on quality, not the next survey cycle

Operate with an eye on quality, not the next survey cycle

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The anxiety associated with an impending survey should be offset by the fact that the nursing facility holds the secret to its own success - the knowledge of its customers.