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.
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→
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→
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→