July Software Source Guide Part 1
» The second annual McKnight’s Excellence In Technology Awards program will accept applications through July 12. In all, 15 honors will be given to the highest-scoring providers. Awards will recognize efforts that improve care quality, resident dignity, resident-staff interaction, transitions and overall innovation. Judging will be conducted by an independent panel. There is no cost to enter. For more information, visit http://awards.mcknights.com.
Mortality rates have declined for patients with advanced heart failure during the past two decades, according to new research from UCLA. Still, a third of patients do not survive more than three years after being diagnosed with advanced heart failure, investigators said.
Recognizing the need to bring down hospital readmissions, AristaCare turned to eSNF’s telemedicine solution a year ago. In seven out of 10 cases in which eSNF is used, an admission is avoided, says Steve Piszar, vice president of managed care and physician services at AristaCare.
Adult day services can literally be a lifesaver to family caregivers living with seniors with dementia, according to new research.
Four Maryland long-term care facilities stand to benefit from new technology grants that target medical information.