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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.

Readmissions, Care Transitions, and Value-based Programs

If it seems that hospitals have been focused on readmission rates for years, they have. Starting in fiscal year 2013, hospitals have been penalized for readmission rates for Medicare beneficiaries with certain diagnoses. Those penalties have been increasing with each year until the penalty cap of 3% was reached. Progress has been made, though, with … Continue reading Readmissions, Care Transitions, and Value-based Programs

CEO Steven Scott Looks Ahead to 2019 – PDPM & More

  Thank you PointRight clients, partners and friends for a great 2018. It’s been quite a year for our industry to say the least. Wild fires in California turned hero care-givers into hero rescuers, CMS’ continued its commitment to value-based reimbursement with the announcement of PDPM and Five Star turned 10. Looking to 2019, PointRight … Continue reading CEO Steven Scott Looks Ahead to 2019 – PDPM & More

“Happy Birthday Dear Five-Star, Happy Birthday to You!”

  We are celebrating Five-Star’s 10th year birthday this December 2018. Over the last ten years, Five-Star has certainly matured considerably, and if you believe it measures quality, then you also must accept that nursing home quality has also improved.  [We at PointRight believe that quality has improved but choose other ways to validate the … Continue reading “Happy Birthday Dear Five-Star, Happy Birthday to You!”

Clinical IT and the Long Term, Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Market

Authored by: Lorren Pettit, Vice President, HIS and Research, HIMSS North America Have you ever had a “show time” moment? You know, that moment when your boss turns to you in a meeting and says, “So, what do you think”? The Long Term, Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) provider community (e.g., nursing homes, home health agencies, independent … Continue reading Clinical IT and the Long Term, Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Market