Massachusetts-based SALMON Health and Retirement is partnering with Texas-based primary care provider Curana Health to offer an embedded physician model intended to improve on-site care for residents at...
Telemedicine visits in nursing communities soared and then fell during pandemic, report finds
Aug 21, 2023
When the pandemic rolled out across the world in early 2020, a lot of nursing communities turned to telemedicine. A new report shares just how much those communities leaned on telehealth services at the...
Virtual care cut avoidable rehospitalizations by one-third, study finds
Jessica R. Towhey
Jun 21, 2023
Virtual oversight can help clinical staff in nursing homes provide better care to residents and reduce avoidable hospitalizations, according to a qualitative study of novel nurse-driven virtual care models.
Virtual EMR review may improve care delivery during resident transfers, nurses say
Jun 21, 2023
With the correct supports in place, virtual review of transferred residents’ electronic medical records may help nursing home clinicians deliver continuity of care and effective interventions, LTC nurses...
Hybrid and virtual cardiac rehab patients show similar improvements, study finds
Alicia Lasek (f3)
May 02, 2022
Whether it’s delivered virtually or in-person, cardiac rehabilitation has the same potential to improve healthcare measures, investigators say.
Half of clinical leaders surveyed say telehealth has increased quality of care
Sep 16, 2021
Most post-acute care leaders are dissatisfied with their current clinician provider coverage, but some say that virtual care such as telehealth has helped them to increase care quality, according to a...
Three virtual care components every senior care facility needs
Sep 16, 2020
As with any crisis, COVID-19 has exposed and widened existing cracks in the foundations of our nation’s healthcare infrastructure. This instability is particularly evident in senior care, given the extreme...
Virtual visits make seniors happier
Jun 13, 2013
At Capri Senior Communities, we are always looking for ways to improve the quality of life for our residents. Today it’s more important than ever. Senior living providers are dealing with changing...
Virtual care: Generating new revenue streams
Feb 27, 2013
As current residents “age out” of independent living and ALF settings, they are not being replaced by the next generation of seniors.