Time to incentivize health IT used by nursing homes: study
Nov 11, 2022
When it comes to communicating electronically with external clinical partners, most nursing homes are not yet up to speed, according to a survey by investigators at the Columbia School of Nursing.
WellSky joins effort to tackle social health factors in LTC
Nov 11, 2022
WellSky, a global post-acute care technology company, is joining a national effort to increase access to and facilitate sharing of social determinants of health information across care settings.
Also in the News for Friday, Nov. 11, 2022
Nov 11, 2022
RecallCue wins Gold for McKnight’s Tech Partner of the Year for its dementia clock … Wyoming hospital saves $900,000 by closing nursing home … Long COVID sufferers face barriers to government disability...
McKnight’s Gold Award fits nicely for Signature HealthCARE
Nov 09, 2022
Endless paperwork can strike fear into the hearts of many healthcare professionals. At Signature HealthCARE, it came in the form of OSHA fit-testing protocols. To combat the inefficiency of the traditional...
Virtual assistants poised to alleviate staff shortages
Nov 03, 2022
Growing numbers of elderly and severely ill patients. The escalating impact of nursing shortages and staff burnout. Never-ending pressures to cut costs, improve workflow efficiency and optimize revenue....
Wiser and wider: 3 takeaways from this year’s big events
Oct 28, 2022
I’m always hit by a mixture of euphoria and fatigue at the conclusion of the big fall gatherings. These trade shows/conferences certainly provide an abundance of food, stimulating conversation, food,...
Most nursing homes lack tech capacity to communicate with clinical partners
Sep 09, 2022
Fully 68% of facilities surveyed nationwide were unable to communicate electronically with external partners, including clinics, labs or pharmacies, researchers from the Columbia University School of Nursing...
What might the RaDonda Vaught conviction mean for skilled nursing?
Jun 28, 2022
Should workers in skilled nursing be worried about similar scenarios playing out in their sector? With staffing shortages and an increased reliance on technology, attorneys Matt Keris and Drew Graham say...
Tackling decline with a new type of aging collaborative
Jun 21, 2022
Johns Hopkins Human Aging Project director Jeremy Walston, MD, discusses how tech-informed devices, treatments and AI will likely play key roles in identifying and addressing functional and cognitive decline.
Feds must embrace telehealth, not overregulate it, post pandemic: expert warns
Jun 09, 2022
An expansion of telehealth flexibilities has been transformative for the long-term care profession and at least one expert is hoping that the federal government welcomes the changes rather than bog down...