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

Print Issue: September 01, 2017

How to do it … choosing the best bath lifts

Lifts and other transfer equipment often get a bad rap with residents and reluctant staff. Misinformation can be rife, initial encounters uncomfortable. Yet these devices can be invaluable for staff and residents. Experts offer advice on how to convert combative or reluctant residents to ensure safe and efficient use.

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.

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