McKnight’s Excellence In Technology Awards

Jewish Home Lifecare named Innovator of the Year

Jewish Home Lifecare named Innovator of the Year

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Jewish Home Lifecare won the top award in the Innovator of the Year category in the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards competition.

Oklahoma nursing home wins top Quality honor in McKnight's Tech Awards

Oklahoma nursing home wins top Quality honor in McKnight's Tech Awards

Cedar Creek Living Center in Norman, OK, is the Gold Award winner in the Quality category of the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. A national panel of judges chose Cedar Creek on the merit of its work in using technology to reduce the use of antipsychotics.

Last chance: Tech Awards deadline arrives

Last chance: Tech Awards deadline arrives

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There are hours left for innovative long-term care providers to enter the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. Submissions will be accepted until the stroke of midnight tonight.

Last day to enter McKnight's Tech Awards

Today is the final day to submit entries into the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Seize the day: Tech Awards deadline is tomorrow

Seize the day: Tech Awards deadline is tomorrow

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The final countdown has begun: Long-term care providers have less than 48 hours to enter the third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. Submissions will be accepted through July 30.

Tech Awards deadline extended

The McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards application deadline has been extended to July 30. The contest honors providers for their efforts to improve resident care.

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.

McKnight's Tech Awards accepting entries

Entries are now being accepted for the McKnight's Tech Awards. Providers who work in skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities are all encouraged to apply.

Providers embracing technology bring in honors in second Tech Awards program

Providers embracing technology bring in honors in second Tech Awards program

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The second annual McKnight's Long-Term Care News Excellence in Technology Awards begged the question: How can you compare to last year's storied winners?

Parker Jewish Institute implements robust information sharing, wins award for top-notch transitions between care settings

Parker Jewish Institute implements robust information sharing, wins award for top-notch transitions between care settings

Long-term care providers are under increasing pressure to manage transitions into and out of their centers, as the nation's healthcare system enters an era of greater coordination. Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation is on the leading edge of this movement, showing how technology can improve patient outcomes during the transition process. For this, the nonprofit won top honors in the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Front Porch Center fosters 'puppy love,' wins top honors in McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards

Front Porch Center fosters 'puppy love,' wins top honors in McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards

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Biscuit is not a real puppy, but the animatronic dog provides very real benefits for memory care residents of the Front Porch Center for Innovation and Wellbeing. The nonprofit has achieved such success with Biscuit that independent judges chose Front Porch to receive the Gold Award in the High Tech/High Touch category of the 2013 McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Alarm-free bed monitoring earns The Terraces of Los Gatos top honors for dignity through technology

Alarm-free bed monitoring earns The Terraces of Los Gatos top honors for dignity through technology

A fall from bed can cause more than bodily injury, if a resident's dignity is compromised by a loud, embarrassing alarm. Recognizing this, nonprofit operator The Terraces of Los Gatos implemented new smartbed technology — and won top honors in McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards for the effort.

McKnight's Technology Awards will accept entries through July

McKnight's Technology Awards will accept entries through July

The deadline for entering the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards has been extended to July 31. The awards are open at no cost to skilled nursing and assisted living operators, and CCRCs. Winners will receive acknowledgement in the print and digital editions of McKnight's.

McKnight's 2nd Annual Technology Awards deadline fast approaching

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Long-term care providers should be taking advantage of the next two weeks to pick projects, programs or systems to nominate for recognition in the second annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards program. There is no cost to enter and a wide array of types of both high- and low-technology are expected to be recognized in the five contest categories. Click on the headline above and then the link in the second paragraph to learn more or enter.

McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards accepting applications

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.

Enjoy the thrill of victory

Enjoy the thrill of victory

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Our office has been one joyful place lately. Colleagues are excited, and the collective bliss has had nothing to do with an early start on happy hour.

A chance to make your staff very, very happy

A chance to make your staff very, very happy

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It's your turn to risk having an excited staff. Starting today, the second annual McKnight's Excellence In Technology Awards program is officially underway.

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