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Mcknight's Long-Term Care News

The solutions that predictive analytics generate are always newsworthy! From our regular column in McKnight’s Long-Term Care News to being quoted in various articles – both industry and mainstream publications – PointRight is a leading media source for its analytics and decision-support expertise.

Sometimes a carrot is really a stick…but sometimes it’s 24-karat gold!

Do value-based purchasing (VBP) programs work? The concept of paying for “quality not quantity,” or “value-based” not “volume-based,” care has made it into the rhetoric from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to the water cooler at work. Clinicians get a warm fuzzy feeling, as … Continue reading Sometimes a carrot is really a stick…but sometimes it’s 24-karat gold!

A natural evolution of the MDS coordinator: Nurse Informaticist

Jennifer Gross, BSN, RN-BC, RAC-CT, fascinates me. She describes taking a scenic route to completing her BSN — first completing a B.A. in psychology before returning to nursing school. Jen occasionally butters me up by reminding me that I provided her first MDS class “back in the day,” but she has long surpassed my MDS … Continue reading A natural evolution of the MDS coordinator: Nurse Informaticist