Brett Bakshis

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Out of the data silo

Out of the data silo

Interoperability, data analytics and intervention models are giving providers a new way to use healthcare information technology to prevent rehospitalization

Design Decisions: Tearing down walls

Design Decisions: Tearing down walls

An Iowa facility removes an enormous entryway wall to create an open, inviting area where residents gather and enjoy natural light

Wages hold steady, but labor costs volatile

Wages hold steady, but labor costs volatile

As the Great Recession continues to reverberate, underwhelming economists and analysts with a lackluster recovery, the long-term care industry appears to have achieved a sort of tentative stability.

Dated technology can cause communication rifts: study

Dated technology can cause communication rifts: study

Outmoded methods of communication between caregivers may be responsible for significant amounts of wasted time during shifts, resulting in inefficient patient transfers and hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost revenue each year, according to a new survey.

Ionic 'magic bullet' could aid wound care

A unique class of materials called ionic liquids could be a "magic bullet" for treating wounds such as pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers and more, according to researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

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