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Long-term care should use more tech-based learning collaboratives: experts

Technology-based learning collaboratives are an underutilized resource within long-term care and may be a great tool to help the field develop a pandemic preparation plan for the future. That’s according to experts at a session on tech innovations in crisis management during the LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies 2021 Collaborative Care & Health IT Innovations Summit, which took place online recently.

When it comes to staff, sweat the little things

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light many challenges for long-term care providers, but staffing retention continues to remain a top challenge for most organizations. With turnover rates nearing 50%, providers are having to become onboarding experts, but is that where the expertise should be?  Providers should become experts in retaining employees, as the cost…

Reduce risks and improve safety with automated workforce management

In the evolving, complicated era of COVID-19, long-term healthcare facilities must adjust to ever-changing needs to reduce risks and improve compliance for both residents and employees. While the pandemic forced some to adapt to virtual working environments, many in healthcare simply have not had that option. But there are ways facilities can continue operating while…

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