»New LeadingAge tool identifies staff turnover costs

The LeadingAge Center for Workforce Solutions has released an Excel-based turnover cost calculator tool to help providers estimate how much staff turnover is costing their community. The organization notes that the rule of thumb for the cost of replacing any employee is 25% of the salary amount. 

»IT firms among 2020 ‘Best in KLAS’ software, services

PointClickCare, Stanley Healthcare and MatrixCare/Brightree were among the companies recognized in the Best in KLAS 2020 Software & Services report released in mid-February. The report ranks healthcare IT software and services vendors across numerous market segments.

»Damgaard teams up with Waud Capital

Matrix Care former CEO John Damgaard in March entered into an executive partnership agreement with Waud Capital Partners to acquire companies and assets to build a leading Healthcare Information Technology (HCIT) software platform. 

»PrimeCare enhancements target reimbursement

PrimeCare Technologies, Inc. has enhanced capabilities that sync patient care with payer contracts to optimize reimbursement, the company announced in mid-March. Those improvements to the company’s Managed Care MASTER will give healthcare providers improved assessment capabilities for Patient Driven Payment Model reimbursement, as well as physician certification compliance.  

»OnShift acquires talent acquisition software provider

Workforce solutions provider OnShift in late February said it acquired Hudson, OH-based Avesta Systems, a provider of talent acquisition software and services meant to streamline recruiting and hiring processes. Called OnShift Employ, the product manages the entire talent acquisition process from end to end, including recruitment, screening, hiring and onboarding.

»HealthPRO® Heritage Partners, Intergro join forces

The merger of HealthPRO® Heritage and Intergro Rehab Services is expected to expand therapy, wellness and PDPM strategy consulting services in California, both firms disclosed in February.

Based in Santa Ana, CA, Intergro has served the California market for 30 years. HealthPRO® offers a range of therapy-related services, from consulting through full clinical outsourcing to clients spanning the post-acute care continuum. 

»Jintronix releases interactive group therapy program

Jintronix, a leading developer of rehabilitation technology, recently released an interactive person-centered group therapy program designed to support providers in their transition to the Patient Driven Payment Model.

The Jintronix Group Therapy solution comes with several multiplayer games and a comprehensive set of group exercise routines. Activities include group soccer for balance and leg strengthening and group motorcycle racing for core strengthening. 

»iN2L, Christian Living Communities partner on project

It’s Never 2 Late, a digital engagement provider, and Denver-based Christian Living Communities have entered into a strategic partnership to improve the social determinants of health in older adults. By focusing on improving social connection, the two organizations aim to prevent negative health outcomes that can arise when seniors don’t have adequate social support.

»RESTORE launches cloud-based skills platform for rehab

RESTORE Skills has launched an interactive software product for adult rehabilitation patients that uses any webcam-equipped, Wi-Fi-enabled device as a therapy tool.

RESTORE uses motion tracking, machine learning and artificial intelligence to reinforce motor, cognitive, social and attention skills. Its video game-style activities identify and follow player movements with any range of motion as they sit or stand.