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Nudge, nudge! Get your flu shot

April 19, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Electronic health records can improve flu vaccination rates simply by reminding physicians and patients about them, researchers find. 

PointClickCare adds accounting software to its EHR

April 6, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

PointClickCare has partnered with Intellitec Solutions to directly integrate accounting software into electronic health records.

Briggs, MatrixCare partner for home care EMR

February 28, 2017  |  newswire

Briggs Healthcare has teamed up with MatrixCare to provide Home Care users with its electronic medical record platform. 

Eye problems: What patients say vs. what doctors see

February 1, 2017  |  Nicole Stempak, Senior Editor

Problems in vision records can cause headaches for both clinicians and patients, new study finds.

Story of my life

January 14, 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.


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