Technology & IT

Patients with Dementia Pose Unique Security Challenges and Risks for LTC Facilities – But Technology Can Help

Long Term Care (LTC) facilities experience unique security challenges, including access and egress control, relating to patients with dementia-related conditions. Read More »

Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Monday, 4/13: The Easter Bunny and More

IASC's periodic roundup of coronavirus-related news of interest to senior care leaders. Read More »

Senior Care Coronavirus News Roundup for Wednesday, 4/8: Virtual Bingo and More

IASC's periodic roundup of coronavirus-related news of interest to senior care leaders. Read More »

The Relationship Between Senior Care and Pharmacy Solutions: Part 2

Medication management challenges senior care facilities. Explore pharmacy solutions including medication therapy management and formulary management. Read More »

Can Software Prevent Nurse Burnout?

To reduce nurse burnout and improve patient care, SNFs and other senior care facilities are implementing scheduling software, helping ensure proper nurse-to-patient ratios. Read More »

Community Building Through Gaming

A trip to the virtual casino may provide lonely seniors with a real sense of community. Online "social gaming" can represent an opportunity for your facility to provide additional engagement and social opportunities to your residents. Read More »

Tune In Before They Tune Out [Infographic]

Workforce Management Challenges and Opportunities in Post Acute and Senior Living Read More »

Branding & Marketing: What Senior Living Can Learn From Other Industries

Marketing and branding tactics that can help set your senior care organization apart from your competition. Read More »

Technology and Senior Care, At Home and In Your Facility

New technologies can improve care inside and outside your facility in a number of ways. Read More »

Social Media and Senior Living

If your senior care organization doesn't have a social media presence, it’s time to get one set up. Read More »

Music Therapy for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Music can reach people in ways other therapies cannot. Read More »

5 Steps to Preventing Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks can cause big consequences for senior care facilities. So how can you help prevent cyberattacks? Follow these five steps. Read More »

Cyber Crime: Is Your Senior Care Facility at Risk?

The rise of internet connectivity in all areas of life means your senior living facility could come under attack. Read More »

Use Training, Technology to Reduce Lifting Injuries among Clinical Staff

Robotics is helping make nursing a safer practice Read More »

Guiding Seniors to Your Community

Every long-term care facility has a website, but many don’t have a digital marketing strategy and fail prospective customers Read More »

AI and EHR: Perfect Together?

Big data and electronic health records — along with other technologies — could change the way long-term care is delivered. Read More »

Sizing Up Nursing Homes Via Technology

Wondering how your facility performs compared to others? Automated benchmarking reveals new kinds of comparative insights for successful performance improvement and marketing. Read More »

Menorah Manor introduces new telemedicine program

The Marion and Bernard L. Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor has partnered with BayCare to launch an innovative telemedicine program. Read More »

Tech-driven care transitions

Navigating hospital discharges and post-acute care in the tech-focused era is about more than Meaningful Use compliance. Read More »

Editors’ pick: Top 10 memory care stories for 2017

Memory care was top of mind for all provider sectors this year. The introduction of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ dementia-focused surveys, updates to the RAI Manual and definition changes in the state SOMs gave providers many reasons to improve their quality of care for residents with cognitive decline. Read More »

Saber expands telemedicine offerings

TripleCare will provide telemedicine services to more Saber SNFs, increasing a three-year relationship. Read More »

Lyft expands healthcare offerings

The rideshare company announced its latest partnership with startup company Circulation to expand non-emergency medical transportation options. Read More »

U. Pitt, HERL develop waterproof, battery-free wheelchair

Look, Gramma—no batteries! This new wheelchair operates using pressurized air instead of heavy batteries and electronics and recharges in just 10 minutes. Read More »

K4Connect, Kisco expand partnership for health engagement technology

The deal expands K4Connect’s engagement and automation technologies across 16 Kisco senior living sites in multiple states. Read More »

LifeAssist joins trial for medication management, care coordination

The company's technology has been selected to participate in a Canadian project to study medication compliance and care coordination in home-based and long-term care patients. Read More »

Netsmart, Cantex team up for smarter referrals process

Netsmart has partnered with the Texas-based provider to streamline referrals by integrating data, comprehensive analytics to compare costs versus revenues and secure messaging to coordinate transitions of care. Read More »

PointClickCare launches EHR for home health providers

The company announced PointClickCare At Home to help providers meet evolving patient and workforce needs. Read More »