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The intersection of industry trends and practical application

There’s no denying that the healthcare industry is changing rapidly. Keeping tabs on these changes and their impact on the post-acute and long-term care is where the PointRight blog comes to life! With contributions from PointRight leadership, clinical experts and guest bloggers, you’ll find valuable and thought-provoking insight that will help you stay ahead of the curve.

Crossing the Care Collaboration Chasm with Data: It’s Sink or Swim – CEU Webinar

The PointRight Webinar Series is a quarterly, complimentary webinar to the long-term care industry as part of our commitment to share knowledge and education about issues impacting providers. Crossing the Care Collaboration Chasm with Data: It’s Sink or Swim – CEU Webinar Tuesday, March 7, 2017 2:00 PM EST The healthcare industry’s shift from volume … Continue reading Crossing the Care Collaboration Chasm with Data: It’s Sink or Swim – CEU Webinar

Improving Acute to Post-Acute Transitions – The Critical Role of MDS Analytics and Data Management

Authored by: Barry Fogel, MD, MBA, Founder & Executive Vice President, PointRight Inc. The rising costs of hospital care have forced stakeholders from across the healthcare industry to turn their gaze towards post-acute care settings. Under this new approach, care traditionally provided by acute care hospitals, LTACHs, or IRFs is now provided in Skilled Nursing … Continue reading Improving Acute to Post-Acute Transitions – The Critical Role of MDS Analytics and Data Management

This is No “Oops” – They did it again, and it’s changing Five-Star ratings
Pam Kaiser

Authored by: Pam Kaiser, RN, Vice President of Provider Solutions, PointRight Inc. In February 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) implemented changes to the Five-Star Quality Rating System. They changed the staffing calculation, added new Quality Measures (QMs) and effectively reset the benchmarks. Those adjustments to Five-Star resulted in 28% of Skilled … Continue reading This is No “Oops” – They did it again, and it’s changing Five-Star ratings

2016 AHCA/NCAL Quality Award Recipients: Congratulations to our Clients!

Author: Janine Savage, Vice President, Client Experience, PointRight, Inc. “Quality” is a word heard often in the healthcare industry. It can represent a standard, a value, a characteristic, a feature, an outcome – many times it’s referred to as a “buzzword” or even a “trend” – but for those us at PointRight it’s much more. … Continue reading 2016 AHCA/NCAL Quality Award Recipients: Congratulations to our Clients!

It Looks Like We Made It…Right? Reflecting on the Road to PBJ

Q&A Special Feature with Larry Florio, Director of Post-Acute & Senior Living, Kronos INTRODUCTION Since the enactment of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, our industry has experienced a tremendous influx of new policies and regulations, all with the goal of shifting the delivery of care from volume to value. One of the most recent … Continue reading It Looks Like We Made It…Right? Reflecting on the Road to PBJ