The 13th annual Long-Term Post-Acute Care HIT Summit will take place Monday and Tuesday at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront. Attendees will gather to hear from and speak directly to policy makers and...
Revised federal health IT strategic plan released, linked to long-term care
James M. Berklan
Dec 09, 2014
Although physicians and hospitals are the main focus of an updated federal health information technology plan announced Monday, long-term care and other providers were also identified as targets of a push...
No ACOs have reliable interoperability with external organizations, survey finds
Sep 25, 2014
A widespread lack of interoperable technology threatens the Accountable Care Organization model, according to recently released survey results.
Technology is helping prevent readmissions, but integration across the care continuum remains a pressing...
Jun 25, 2014
As data sets increase for post-acute care, so will the need for standardization and the push for skilled nursing facilities to be connected with other health entities, experts said at a health information...
Health IT not a panacea for what’s wrong in healthcare
Deborah Burger, RN
Jun 06, 2014
If you listen to the lobbyists for medical device manufacturers, health information technology is the answer to our biggest healthcare troubles. America’s registered nurses have a different perspective.
Seidman begins at Avalere
Apr 25, 2014
Avalere Health has appointed Joshua Seidman, Ph.D., to lead its new Center for Health Delivery & Payment Innovation.
Major player will stop certifying EHR systems, including in long-term care
Jan 30, 2014
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology will no longer offer certification for electronic health records systems, including those for long-term and post-acute care, the company announced...
Grants to help LTC operators coordinate care with hospitals
Jul 01, 2013
Four Maryland long-term care facilities stand to benefit from new technology grants that target medical information.
‘Reboot’ health information program to achieve better acute, post-acute care coordination,...
Apr 18, 2013
The federal program to encourage adoption of health information technology is seriously troubled and should be reexamined, according to a report released Wednesday by six Republican senators.
McKnight’s August Super Tuesday webcast: Tech partnerships are key
Aug 01, 2012
Health information management and providers’ future needs for linking appropriately with other stakeholders were in focus for the August McKnight’s Super Tuesday webcast. The event remains...