RN care coordination helps senior living residents age in place longer: study
Jun 01, 2022
An aging-in-place model of care that uses registered nurse care coordinators helped residents of one independent living community stay longer and more comfortably, investigators have found.
Survey: Short-stay residents want more help with meds, clinician connections upon discharge
Nov 03, 2021
Fully 80% of respondents said they received and understood their discharge instructions. But at least two-thirds would have liked more help with their medication regimen, physician referrals, and other...
Targeted care and drugs help lower fracture risk, study finds
Feb 27, 2020
Secondary fracture risk fell by 18% when high-risk elders received coordinated fracture care, a Swedish study team has found.
Feds seeking input on ways to relax HIPAA rules, ease communication with nursing homes
Dec 14, 2018
The federal government wants to know whether patient-privacy rules are keeping nursing homes and other providers from better coordination with each other.
Community-based care models that reduce re-hospitalization
Apr 03, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ Bundled Payments for Care Improvement (BPCI) initiative has handed skilled nursing facility professionals an opportunity to play a greater role in post-discharge...
Advice on primary permanent nursing
Apr 08, 2015
There is several benefits to considering an Acuity Based Primary Permanent Nursing Assignment in your efforts to attract acute and managed care providers.
Getting noticed by ACOs
Aug 12, 2014
Accountable care organizations were created to promote better care and better health for individuals and populations at a lower cost. They must identify providers that excel in areas not covered by ACOs...
New exchange technologies promise safer transitions to long-term care facilities
May 29, 2014
Long-term care facilities strive to provide each patient personalized care. Comprehensive care plans, honoring patient preferences and tailoring services to patients are critical aspects to achieving the...
Caremerge partners with Linked Senior
May 21, 2014
Caremerge, a care coordination platform, has announced a partnership with Linked Senior.
New report for patient safety
Apr 22, 2014
ECRI Institute has created a list called the Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations.