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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Innovative Care Series: Music Therapy

Innovative Care Series: Music Therapy

The Older Americans Act of 1992 defined music therapy as “the use of musical or rhythmic interventions specifically selected by a music therapist to accomplish the restoration, maintenance, or improvement of social or emotional functioning, mental processing, or physical health…

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The Top 5 Challenges Facing CCRCs

The Top 5 Challenges Facing CCRCs

A recent study conducted by Mather LifeWays Institute on Aging revealed that seniors and their families view the idea of living in a life plan community, or continuing care retirement community (CCRC), as an excellent option. In fact, 74% of…

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