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John Derr

John Derr


John Derr, RPh, currently serves as Health Information Technology Strategy consultant to Golden...

HIT and risk management considerations for LTPAC providers

April 5, 2012  |  John F. Derr, RPh

New payment models require payors to look closer at risk management. While traditional risk management analyzes the risk of taking a risk, we now also have to analyze the risk of not taking a risk, particularly from an information technology perspective.

Another banner month for health IT in LTPAC

March 9, 2012  |  John F. Derr, RPh

Since my last blog there have been a number of meetings and reports that are very important to long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers and IT vendors. Here’s a review of these events and some information on how you can get involved.

2012 is the year of technology for LTPAC

February 10, 2012  |  John F. Derr, RPh

It is time that LTPAC providers and vendors step up and become involved in the transition of care processes. With the upcoming emphasis on reducing instances of 30-day re-hospitalizations of patients, SNFs will have to become involved.

Health information technology in LTC: Where do we stand?

January 11, 2012  |  John F. Derr, RPh

In his new monthly blog, John F. Derr, RPh, Health Information Technology Strategy consultant to Golden Living, will bring you the big picture in long-term and post-acute care health information technology, and inform you on how to participate in the future.