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Story of my life

January 13, 2017  |  Beth Thomas Hertz

Taking a deeper, much more extensive look at a resident's life history is becoming a key part of progressive care plans, especially for those with dementia.

MatrixCare moves care coordination services to Microsoft Azure

January 12, 2017  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The long-term care technology provider will adopt Microsoft’s Azure platform to launch its new care coordination software and other business intelligence services.

How good is your care coordination?

December 30, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar

Senior care providers need to step up on care coordination, because the rest of the U.S. healthcare system isn’t doing a very good job, notes a new survey.

HIMSS leadership changes in 2017

December 21, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

H. Steve Lieber, who has spent 17 years at the helm of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS), will be stepping down at the end of 2017.

The MOLST important document: End-of-life wishes

December 11, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

One NY state CCRC community takes end-of-life wishes so seriously it has made the MOLST form part of its electronic health records—the first LTC site in NY state to do so.

Six keys to an effective infection preventionist

November 2, 2016  |  Amy Stewart, RN, RAC-MT, DNS-CT

Set your infection preventionist up for success by understanding the role and responsiblities beyond what's mandated by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

NASL elects new board officers

October 28, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

MatrixCare’s John Damgaard will head up the association’s new board of directors, along with four other officer electees.

Netsmart buys HealthMEDX, invests in LTC

October 28, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The deal gives the Kansas-based technology platform provider a direct foothold in the long-term care market.

Healthcare companies rise to Forbes' Cloud 100 list

September 8, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

Forbes has released its first top 100 list dedicated to cloud computing companies, and several healthcare software companies are making a strong debut.

Medalogix launches data analytics for home health

August 18, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The software uses care planning tools and prescriptive analytics that experts say rival CMS’ risk adjustment models.

AHT partners with COMS Interactive for combined clinical workflow

August 16, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The two companies will combine their nursing workflow system features and create accessibility from a single dashboard.

Quest Diagnostics launches electronic cognitive assessment tool

August 9, 2016  |  Pamela Tabar, Editor-in-Chief

The tool can aid physicians in resident assessment and can be added to electronic health records.


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