McKnight's Technology Awards

It's not too late: Tech Awards deadline extended

It's not too late: Tech Awards deadline extended

The McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards application deadline has been extended to July 30.

Don't delay on entering Tech Awards

The clock is ticking to enter the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. Friday. The annual program has honored an impressive array of providers and organizations in past years.

Five weeks left to enter the McKnight's Tech Awards

Entries are now being accepted from the realms of skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities for the 3rd Annual McKnight's Tech 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.

McKnight's Tech Awards launches 3rd annual contest

The 2014 McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards program is now accepting submissions from skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities.

McKnight's calls for 2014 Tech Awards submissions

McKnight's calls for 2014 Tech Awards submissions

The third annual McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards officially is underway, with submissions now being accepted from the realms of skilled nursing, assisted living and continuing care retirement communities.

McKnight's Tech Awards here again to honor you

McKnight's Tech Awards here again to honor you

Hidden gems are often the best kind. They surprise us and keep us hopeful and optimistic for the future. This is how I feel about McKnight's Technology Awards, the third annual version of which is being sponsored by Tena and started accepting entries this month.

Life Care Centers of America receives top Quality honor in 2013 McKnight's Technology Awards

Life Care Centers of America receives top Quality honor in 2013 McKnight's Technology Awards

Life Care Centers of America has captured the top honor in the Quality category of McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards. The strong entries in the second annual competition proved "this field has evolved new and innovative ways to better service its customers," says John O'Connor, McKnight's editorial director.

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.

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

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.

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.

Golden LivingCenter-Indianapolis uses AlixaRx system to reduce antipsychotics, earning the SNF a top McKnight's tech award

Golden LivingCenter-Indianapolis uses AlixaRx system to reduce antipsychotics, earning the SNF a top McKnight's tech award

From reducing off-label use of antipsychotics to better antibiotic stewardship, medication management is at the forefront of today's long-term care challenges. And Golden LivingCenter-Indianapolis is in the vanguard of facilities tackling this challenge in innovative ways. For this, the skilled nursing facility received top honors in the McKnight's Excellence in Technology awards.

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