It's a loaded question: How good does your data need to be? If we're honest with ourselves, we must admit that we're not perfect. Nor are the systems we create to help minimize error perfect.
MatrixCare has announced the MatrixCare Analytics Clinical Dashboard, which has 33 quality measures and compares results to the most current CMS benchmark data.
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 Corporation has released a major update to its analytics and reporting tools.
Around three years ago, Christian Health Care Center in New Jersey needed a way to be more efficient.
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.
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.
The analytics market is exploding across the entire healthcare spectrum, according to a new report from Chilmark Research.
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.
Long-term care providers have until the stroke of midnight tonight to submit their entries to the McKnight's Excellence in Technology Awards.
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 has launched ConvergeHEALTH by Deloitte, a unit with a $150-200 million investment from Deloitte.
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.
Staff scheduling and labor management software company OnShift announced a new release meant to support Affordable Care Act compliance requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.