Patient and family engagement — understanding CoreQ
Apr 14, 2022
On April 11, 2022, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued a proposed rule that would update Medicare payment policies and rates for skilled nursing facilities under the Skilled Nursing Facility...
Staff efficiency at its best
Mar 18, 2022
Simple engagement programs for residents with dementia can improve resident interactions and boost staff efficiency.
Staff empowerment is the cornerstone of person-centered care
Charles de Vilmorin
Apr 22, 2021
In senior living communities across the country, COVID-19 restrictions are being lifted as vaccination rates among residents, family members and staff continue to increase. It isn’t surprising that many...
What is your 2021 resident engagement resolution?
Charles de Vilmorin
Jan 13, 2021
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was the most challenging year in the history of the senior living industry. Health and safety has been the main focus of leaders as they grapple with the deadly...
Patient engagement prevents falls, nurse-scientists say
Nov 20, 2020
Patient engagement using low-tech tools is tied to fewer falls and a 48% reduction in fall-related injuries among patients over 65 years old, a nurse-led hospital trial has found.
Practice Fusion, ePatientFinder launch clinical trial recruitment
Apr 21, 2015
Practice Fusion, an EHR vendor, and ePatientFinder have announced a partnership they said would create nation’s largest clinical trial recruitment network.
Three fundamental shifts to help LTC providers pave the way for value-based care
Apr 01, 2015
Healthcare organizations of all shapes and sizes are trying to figure out how to make the transition to a value-based world in a cost-efficient and timely manner. In fact, a recent McKnight’s article...
Virginia, an 87-year-old widow, was admitted to your short-stay facility after hospitalization for angina related to coronary artery disease. Just before discharge, her doctor ordered transdermal nitroglycerin...
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...