(Sponsored) 3 Ways to Reimagine Therapy During COVID-19 and Beyond

When the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) took effect October 1, 2019, therapists wondered if their days were numbered — or at least limited. The decoupling of therapy minutes and Medicare reimbursements seemed to suggest that therapy utilization might greatly decrease in 2020. But the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic have created a new urgency around […]

Voices: Mordy Eisenberg, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Tapestry Health

This article is sponsored by Tapestry Health. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Tapestry Health Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer Mordy Eisenberg to learn about why he believes the term “telemedicine” is often misused, how Tapestry Health has helped reduce re-hospitalizations and mortality rates at skilled nursing facilities (SNF), and why […]

[Sponsored] 3 Biggest Advantages of Telemedicine for SNFs During COVID-19

As Dr. Suresh Nellore, an infectious disease specialist, looked at the skilled nursing facility (SNF) landscape in this new age of COVID-19, he saw a pair of old problems with new, deeper challenges: rehospitalization risk and timeliness of reimbursements. Specifically, Nellore saw a large, unmet need at SNFs and in long-term care facilities, where acuity […]

Voices: Vincent Fedele, Chief Operating Officer, CORE Analytics

This article is sponsored by CORE Analytics, a provider of market analytics and Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) data solutions for skilled nursing providers. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with CORE’s Chief Operating Officer Vincent Fedele to learn how PDPM changed the game for skilled nursing, why skilled nursing providers have been […]

Voices: Brian Buys, Sr. Director, Clinical Product Management, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with PointClickCare Senior Director of Clinical Product Management Brian Buys to learn how PointClickCare is reinventing the paradigm of the electronic health record, helping skilled nursing facilities (SNF) see data as a starting point — not an end point — […]

Voices: Terri Weckle, SVP Strategic Market Programs, PointClickCare

This article is sponsored by PointClickCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with PointClickCare Senior Vice President of Strategic Market Programs Terri Weckle to learn the biggest changes in the skilled world other than the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM), the best ways skilled providers can grow financially healthy, and the work providers […]

Voices: Freda Mowad, CEO and Founder, QRM

This article is sponsored by QRM. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Freda Mowad, founder and CEO of Quality Rehab Management [QRM], to learn how in one year, she anticipated the challenges and opportunities of the Patient-Driven Payment Model [PDPM] and built a therapy consulting and management company — operating in […]

Voices: Paula Agoglia, SVP Business Development, SRX

This article is sponsored by SRX. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with SRX Senior Vice President of Business Development Paula Agoglia to get her take on all things pharmacy: how skilled nursing facilities can use technology to reduce their pharmacy spend, the top three areas that operators should look for in […]

[Sponsored] Best Practices for a Successful Transition to a New EHR

Most skilled nursing providers understand the value of an electronic health records (EHR) system, and the majority have adopted an EHR to help manage patient information. As of 2017, roughly 66% of skilled nursing facilities reported using an EHR platform, according to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. While initial adoption […]

[Sponsored] Four Steps to a Successful EHR Transition

In a world where regulatory requirements can feel like a maze, data management is king. That means one of the most important choices a skilled nursing provider makes is choosing its electronic health record (EHR) platform and the technology partner to run it. For skilled nursing facilities, this is easier said than done. A 2017 […]

Why Skilled Nursing Needs to Take Cues from Hotels

Ten seconds. That’s how quickly some consumers make up their minds about a skilled nursing facility. They make that decision upon entry, as they look at the lobby, the seating, the art on the walls. It’s the reason some skilled nursing design experts believe that SNF operators must pay more attention than they already do […]

Florida Lawmakers Push Granny Cams in New Bill

A “granny cam” provision has been tucked into a bill under consideration in Florida, following the deaths of 13 skilled nursing residents in due to a power outage after Hurricane Irma. Rep. Katie Edwards (D-Plantation) and Sen. Gary Farmer (D-Fort Lauderdale) filed the legislation Tuesday in the Florida House and Senate, respectively. The Florida deaths […]