Data Analytics

Providers use predictive analytics for better home care

Crowdsourcing technology and predictive analytics can ensure that seniors are connected to receive help from friends, neighbors, family, and medical services at all times, says AI healthcare company Zanthion.

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Data highlights the benefit of free ride sharing programs for seniors

On-demand car services can drastically improve the health of senior citizens, according to new preliminary data.

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Financial, medical data may carry SNFs into a brighter future

“The marriage between clinical and financial data, I think, will be important with whatever the next payment model looks like,” Vincent Fedele, director of analytics at the New Jersey-based consulting firm, said.

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Reports, reality disagree in latest government data

Most nursing homes had fewer nurses and caretaking staff than they had reported to the government for years, according to new federal data, bolstering the long-held suspicions of many families that staffing levels were often inadequate.

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The importance of data for long-term care

“Whether you’re a standalone facility… or you’re a big organization that has an electronic dashboard, we all need data to do our jobs correctly” Killian-Smith said at the event, held in Schaumburg, Ill.

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SNFs losing referrals to competitors

Skilled nursing admissions are driven largely by referrals from area acute-care settings, but that doesn’t mean that operators can’t look at their marketing efforts the way private-pay senior living providers do.

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Skilled nursing facility improved through data, technology, and finances

Vernon Manor and Manchester Manor deployed software on top of its EHR to analyze clinical data fields and recommend interventions.

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Pfizer ending company’s Alzheimer’s research

According to news sources, Pfizer expects its decision to result in the elimination of 300 positions from the neuroscience discovery and early development programs.

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CMS adds online tool for quality measures

The web-accessible version of the CMS Measures Inventory Tool (CMIT) will make it easier for providers to track their quality measures across the care continuum.

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An algorithm to determine Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers have developed an algorithm to recognize early signs of dementia with impressive accuracy.

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