Cost management is a critical component to a senior care organization’s IT strategy. Vcpi is a thought leader in cost management for assisted nursing and post-acute care organizations. As our customers’ ally in their business growth, we strive to regularly share mission critical industry insights.
We asked our C-suite to give us their top technology picks for 2017 for senior living providers. Our Consulting CIOs (CCIOs) work directly with clients and prospects every day, and the most common gaps in technology they see fall into security and mobility. Their following picks all provide cost savings while reducing the chance of receiving a hefty HIPAA fine.
In 2011, The Joint Commission banned the use of short messaging service (SMS) text messages between physicians, licensed independent practitioners, and other healthcare providers. As announced by The Joint Commission in May 2016, it “has revised its position on the transmission of orders for care, treatment, and services via text messaging for all accreditation programs.”
Senior living is one of the most regulated industries in the country. Senior living litigation is on the rise and multimillion dollar verdicts are not uncommon. New state and federal statutory claims, burdensome eDiscovery demands, and arguments against arbitration agreements have made resolving disputes difficult without invasive legal proceedings.