Interoperability: From Pledge To Production

Interoperability: From Pledge to Production

On March 1, 2016, at the Health Information Management Systems Society conference, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell urged leading health information technology companies and national health systems to pledge to make electronic health…

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8 Questions On Using Data In QAPI

8 Questions on Using Data in QAPI

We recently held a webinar focused on collecting, analyzing and communicating data in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). By November 2019, all skilled nursing facilities will need a QAPI program that focuses on systems of care, outcomes of care and…

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Ready For QAPI?

Ready for QAPI?

In September 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services published the final Requirements of Participation for long-term care facilities. All skilled nursing facilities will need a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) program by November 28, 2019. Are you ready?…

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5 Steps To Implementation Success

5 Steps to Implementation Success

I get it. Your team can’t stop everything to implement new EHR software. I know how to help skilled nursing providers get over the finish line without breaking down. Follow these five steps to implementation success: Identify project leads Recognize…

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3 Reasons Technology Is Critical For Retention

3 Reasons Technology Is Critical for Retention

For senior living communities and post-acute long-term care providers, increasing retention is critically important – not just for your caregivers but also your residents. That’s a given. What’s not so obvious? The role technology plays. In this post, I’m going…

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Ready, Set, Engage!

Ready, Set, Engage!

What’s the first thing you think of when you hear: “I’m engaged.” Is it wedding bells? Now, think about when you hear this from your employees. What comes to mind now? I hope it’s your software vendor. As a skilled…

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