(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 […]

[Sponsored] How A New Therapy Gamification Approach Is Driving Engagement and Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

While therapy is a critical component for both post-acute and long-term care residents of skilled nursing facilities, achieving engagement among some patients can be a challenge for both in-house and third-party therapy providers. By “gamifying” therapy via a hardware-agnostic platform, some providers are finding not only much greater engagement among patients and residents receiving therapy, […]

Voices: Dhaval Thakkar, Senior Analyst, SRX

This article is sponsored by SRX. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with SRX Senior Analyst Dhaval Thakkar to get his take on how SRX is changing the long-term care pharmacy environment, where technology can revolutionize providers’ drug utilization cost review, and how they recoup significant costs for operators through this process. […]

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: Glenda Mack, Senior VP of Operations and COO, RehabCare

This article is in partnership with RehabCare. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with Glenda Mack, Senior Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer of RehabCare, to learn how RehabCare prepped clients for Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) a year in advance, and how the company views its responsibilities as not just […]

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 […]

Voices: Scott Taylor, Founding Principal & CEO, SRX

This article is sponsored by SRX. In this Voices interview, Skilled Nursing News sits down with SRX Founding Principal and CEO Scott Taylor to get his take on today’s top challenges for skilled nursing providers and considerations for how those providers manage pharmacy costs — including rebate opportunities, choosing a pharmacy partner, and more. Tell […]

Study Shows I-SNP in Skilled Nursing Nets Better Outcomes at Lower Costs [Sponsored]

In an era of increasingly coordinated care, skilled nursing providers are vying to find their place in the care continuum and demonstrate their value in the post-acute care landscape. Yet for providers utilizing one particular care model under a Medicare Advantage Institutional Special Needs Plan (I-SNP), that proof recently became clear through the results of […]

How One Skilled Nursing Provider is Revolutionizing Short-Term Rehab [Sponsored]

Within a competitive landscape for skilled nursing rehab, many providers are seeking ways to differentiate themselves for their patients and their referral partners. One New York-based provider is doing just that and is recording success with its new model. Centers Health Care, based in the Bronx, N.Y., has launched a new program, coined “GO,” across […]