How video technology positively impacts long-term care staff
Aug 26, 2021
In a world where technology is universal, video surveillance has a profound impact on the operations of our healthcare systems. Many healthcare institutions (like long-term care facilities) rely on the...
Energy assessments: An antidote For COVID expenses
Aug 24, 2021
According to a 2020 American Health Care Association (AHCA) survey of 463 nursing home providers in August 2020, 72% of nursing homes said they won’t be able to sustain operations another year at the...
Better than normal social engagement
Charles de Vilmorin
Aug 19, 2021
More than a year and a half into the global coronavirus pandemic, we are now entering a period in which senior living communities across the nation can safely open their doors to families, visitors and...
Innovative ideas for MDS staffing
Rosanna L. Benbow
Aug 17, 2021
Today, if you search for MDS jobs nationwide you will find a staggering number of open positions. On any given day you can find more than 1,200 to 1,400 open positions across the United States. That’s...
Pharmacist adaptability during COVID-19 drives future innovation
Aug 12, 2021
Flexibility has always been a critical skillset among pharmacists. They are frequently at the forefront of innovations in medicine, packaging, records, dispensing and technology. In addition to making...
The power of data and analytics: Solving for today’s skilled nursing challenges
Aug 10, 2021
The skilled nursing market is at an inflection point after COVID-19 significantly increased costs while bringing on a sharp drop in revenue. As skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) struggle to provide high-quality,...
Cleaning effectively and proving it
Aug 05, 2021
Virtually all industries and organizations are now extremely focused on protecting the health of building users by implementing hygienic cleaning methods that target high-contact surfaces such as doorknobs,...
How hospitals and PAC providers can optimize care and recover from COVID-19 economic damage in the process
Aug 03, 2021
During the COVID-19 pandemic, acute and post-acute care (PAC) providers have experienced their own unique crises. In acute care, providers have scrambled to find available ICU beds, physicians and critical...
COVID-19 relief funding, oversight, and the strings attached
Jul 29, 2021
Over the past year, long-term care providers have received unprecedented amounts of federal funding as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Not only do providers want to avoid recoupment of these funds,...
NAAP and Sage Stream pilot innovative program delivery network
Jul 27, 2021
For two weeks at the end of June, the members of the National Association of Activity Professionals were treated to two weeks of free programming by Sage Stream, an innovative and new senior entertainment...