Coronavirus (COVID-19) Driving IT Considerations

Telehealth Services

As the COVID-19 situation continues to evolve, CMS has announced that they are expanding telehealth Medicare coverage to nursing home beneficiaries and others as part of their strategy to address the crisis by leveraging technology. The idea is that providers can use chatbots, secure messaging, and video visits to conduct initial screening and triage of patients who may be infected.

Leveraging Data Analytics to Improve Health For Senior & LTPAC Residents - Your IT Network Matters

 

Big Data is the Hidden Treasure 

It’s no secret that data analytics is prevalent in essentially every industry, but you may be wondering what the big deal about big data really is and how it concerns you as a senior living or LTPAC provider.

How Your IT Provider Can Save You Legal Headaches

Long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) is one of the most regulated industries in the country. LTPAC 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.

Mergers and Acquisitions: Do You Know What Technology You’re Buying? (And Why You Should Care)

Congratulations – you’ve successfully acquired a new community! Time to make the business yours and increase profit. Employees already know the business and all the materials are already there. However, are those materials and tools going to be effective in turning a profit?

What to Consider When You Develop a Cloud-based IT Strategy

What should I consider in determining whether and with whom I should entrust a cloud-based system?

Rolling out EMR? Don’t forget to architect a communication strategy.

2014 is right around the corner. You know that clinical outcomes will be your competitive advantage, and that your clinical electronic medical record (EMR) data will be the foundation upon which your future depends in the ACO-driven world of healthcare.