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Ensocare to support Central Logic’s post-acute transition coordination

Central Logic, a healthcare access and orchestration company, has acquired Omaha-based Ensocare, which automates inpatient referrals to post-acute care. Central Logic’s flexible technology currently focuses on referrals and transfers into a health system by uniting all available provider, facility and transportation resources to enable them to operate as one system of care. This approach enables…

Centauri acquires Ivy Ventures for referral services

Centauri Health Solutions, a healthcare technology and services company, has acquired Ivy Ventures, a Virginia-based healthcare growth solutions company focused on developing referral-driven service lines and improving care coordination. The addition expands Centauri’s offerings, which already include Medicaid and disability eligibility and enrollment, out-of-state Medicaid billing and revenue cycle analytics. The company also works with…

Nursing homes to have first look at new quality-rating provisions today

OIG changes its mind on referral services discounts

Providers cannot use an online service that involves money for referrals within its network, federal regulars now say, reversing course on an advisory opinion issued three years ago. The edict came from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.

Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L

Another reason why clinicians shouldn’t underestimate housekeeping staff

Each time I visited a restroom during a routine site visit, I noticed a very pretty toilet-paper flower there. It was made of toilet paper and folded into a flower, including the stem. It was then sitting in an unused toilet paper roll to serve the purpose of the vase. It was such a clever and creative idea, I wanted to know who was behind this craft.

The search for a senior care facility

Choosing a senior care facility for a loved one is a highly stressful and difficult process. Whether the decision is one of immediate need or plans are being made ahead of time, the enormity of the task is daunting

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