[White Paper] Why Telehealth is Key to the Future of Skilled Nursing

As skilled nursing providers face a new Medicare payment system and macro-level moves toward value-based care, the pressures are mounting. The Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) will upend the Medicare reimbursement math, while state-level Medicaid issues continue to strain long-term care providers. These factors may seem daunting, but one tool is rising to help combat these […]

Tech Providers Optimistic That Medicare Advantage Plans Will Embrace Telehealth in SNFs

Implicit in the government’s decision to allow Medicare Advantage plans to cover telehealth services with federal dollars is a question: Just because insurance plans legally can do it, will they? At least in the early going, multiple providers of telehealth tech to skilled nursing operators have said yes — and the promise of plan savings […]

Real Time Medical Raises $10M to Expand Skilled Nursing Analytics Platform

The developer of a software platform that has brought substantial hospital readmission cuts to skilled nursing facilities now has a $10 million cash influx to expand its footprint. Real Time Medical Systems raised that haul in a successful funding round involving multiple investors led by SunBridge Capital, Real Time founder and executive chairman Scott Rifkin […]

Skilled Nursing Telehealth Provider Third Eye Closes $7M Funding Round

A skilled nursing-focused telehealth provider with a presence in more than 200 facilities this week announced a $7.25 million funding influx. The Chicago-based Third Eye Health recently closed its Series A funding round, led by Generator Ventures, with plans to expand beyond its current base of skilled nursing partners. Third Eye provides remote physician coverage […]