September 01, 2017 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: September 01, 2017

Customers come first

Customers come first

With the help of customer relationship management tools, providers and sales reps can manage their referrals, improve census and track missed opportunities

Talyst acquired by Swisslog

Swisslog Healthcare has acquired West Coast medication management company Talyst. Starting in 2018, the companies will begin integrating their pharmacy systems to address a large customer base in North America.

Thanks for 1% Medicare raise

If they hadn’t known well in advance it would be that small, providers probably wouldn’t have been so gracious about a mere 1% increase in Medicare reimbursements from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Helping the assessors

Helping the assessors

Minimum Data Set coordinators serve vital functions in today’s skilled nursing facilities — their ability to dig deep is so critical that one software executive likens it to navigating the Andromeda galaxy.

Celebrating car culture

Design Decisions: Celebrating car culture

A few years ago, the United Auto Workers eyed the Packard Proving Grounds in Shelby Township, MI, north of Detroit, as the potential site for a community center. Given the property’s history and the rich car culture of the region, it seemed like a place to park it.

Gary Tetz

Insta-gratification next?

Here’s a hypothetical for you. Let’s say you’re a busy nurse in a long-term care setting, and your supervisor wanders up and says, “Mrs. Jacobs in Room 203 really wants a cup of coffee. Could you take one to her?”

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