Post Acute Care

AmeriCare Medical Partners with Oakland University Sponsoring the 32nd Annual Nightingale Nursing Awards - Celebrating “The Year of the Nurse” and our Front-line Heroes | PRWeb | 7/24/2020

… and live stream ceremony that applauds the dedication and commitment of outstanding nursing professionals who actively shape the future healthcare. This year, AmeriCare Medical, Inc. partnered with Oakland University as a scholarship sponsor for Post Acute Care and Specialty Nursing with Paula Lavesque from Beaumont Health Systems taking home the prestigious nursing award. “The award night event proved to be like no other, along with the virtual setting, it is …

Oklahoma’s Rural Hospitals Prepare for COVID-19 Surge through Partnership with TeleHealth Solution | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

… to keep patients in-house rather than transferring them.” About TeleHealth Solution TeleHealth Solution is a patient and outcomes centered approach to TeleMedicine. The company’s mission is to deliver expert medical care in the post acute care setting, while eliminating unnecessary spending of healthcare dollars. TeleHealth Solution’s goal is to improve the quality of on-site care in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF), Assisted Living Facilities (ALF), Continuing Care Retirement Communities …

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REGISTERED NURSE (PART-TIME) - #20-004284-0016 | 7/17/2020

… delivery and comfort of care to Chronic Hospital patients or Nursing Home residents. This position utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for a select group of patients/residents requiring post acute care interventions. The population served may range from adolescence through late, late adulthood. Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Nursing under the licensing requirements for Registered Nurses. Experience: None. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND …

Strategies For Containing COVID-19 in Post Acute Care | 7/15/2020

View Larger Image The Coronavirus has to lead to a surge of patients requiring post acute care. The increase in cases has overwhelmed acute care hospitals reducing the bed supply for patients. As cases in facilities escalate we must learn from experiences of those presently coping by successfully implementing stringent strategies in containing COVID-19. Setting Standard Precautions for Containing Viruses More than three-quarters of all outpatient operations in …

REGISTERED NURSE - #20-004284-0014 | 7/15/2020

… delivery and comfort of care to Chronic Hospital patients or Nursing Home residents. This position utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate care for a select group of patients/residents requiring post acute care interventions. The population served may range from adolescence through late, late adulthood. Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Nursing under the licensing requirements for Registered Nurses. Experience: None. LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND …

Fully Managed Announces Partnership with Proactive Safety Technologies | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 7/14/2020

… CareWorx) has partnered with Proactive Safety Technologies to bring real-time thermal imaging technology to senior care communities across Canada. The two companies are teaming up to address risk mitigation within the Long-term Post Acute Care (LTPAC) Community for enhanced infection control measures to keep staff and residents safe from illness and potential outbreaks. Starting in July, Fully Managed will be re-selling and implementing AI-driven, temperature sensing …

Market Development Manager – Healthcare experience REQUIRED | 7/11/2020

Market Development Manager – Healthcare experience REQUIRED Love your job! Our client has developed a new model and market as a risk-bearing, value-based home-based services provider and post-acute care management company. By pairing experienced healthcare and post acute care executives with talented analysts, providers, and engineers, they are pioneering a technology-enabled services offering used by leading national health plans. This is an opportunity to manage business …

Licensed Physical Therapist Assistant PRN position – Weekdays and Weekends – Life Care Center of Colorado Springs – Colorado Springs, CO | 7/10/2020

… be a graduate of an accredited program in physical therapy (ASPT) Must be currently registered/licensed in applicable State. Must maintain an active license in good standing throughout employment. One (1) year experience in post acute care or related setting preferred Must have CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: Participates in community health matters/projects as appropriate Must …

How Tech Start-Ups Are Helping Steer Post Acute Care Decisions | 7/8/2020

… ways to implement home health-based approaches. Tech companies are working to futurize the digital process relieving hospitals from traditional paper risk and integrating into their electronic health records. How Tech Companies are Helping Post Acute Care Several tech companies are designing systems meant to help patients better understand post-acute care options. Careport Health goes beyond a simple checklist of healthcare facilities. Instead, their platform will collect and analyze …

KanTime Software Continues Expanding EVV Footprint Nationwide | PRWeb | 7/2/2020

… an approved EVV vendor. As the CURES Act continues to mandate more states to adopt EVV, KanTime has made it a priority to become an alternate EVV provider in all open states so that post acute care providers can utilize one platform to manage everything from intake and scheduling all the way to billing and collections. KanTime has achieved EVV certification as an alternate EVV provider or is integrated with …

The Buzz: Sale and renovation information on three properties | 6/30/2020

… building permit on file for that facility at 601 N. Briarcliff Drive, at the corner of Newberry Street, so work taking place now might be maintenance and cleaning. The building was most recently Atrium Post Acute Care of Appleton. That skilled nursing facility closed in early 2019 when its owner went into receivership. The facility was previously known as the Colony Oaks Care Center. The building was sold in December …

Medline Announces More Than 200 New Contracts for Its Post-Acute Care Quality and Workforce Management Programs | PR Newswire | 6/25/2020

… to improve care delivery. Nearly 45% of Medline’s Post-Acute Solutions deals signed this year are for its exclusive interventional analytics solution partner, Real Time Medical Systems . One of them is Texas -based Focused Post Acute Care Partners who began implementing the solution last year at nearly 10 of their 31 skilled nursing facilities throughout the state. With nearly 100 staff members across the facilities responsible for reviewing clinical records …

The Role of Telehealth in Post Acute Care | 6/23/2020

… Contact us to learn how our services can help anyone with post-acute needs! By South Coast Post Acute 2020-06-17T14:49:02-07:00 June 23rd, 2020 Post-Acute Care Comments Off on The Role of Telehealth in Post Acute Care Share This Story, Choose Your Platform …

Federal Website Has Flawed Data On Coronavirus Cases In Nursing Homes | KPBS | 6/17/2020

Federal Website Has Flawed Data On Coronavirus Cases In Nursing Homes Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Photo by Roland Lizarondo Above: Pictured above is Victoria Post Acute Care in El Cajon, June 16, 2020. After months of stories detailing the devastation wrought by COVID-19 in nursing homes nationwide, the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services unveiled a new website in late May that the agency billed as an invaluable resource …

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

… to recently start role as CEO of Care Solutions @Optum ,” he said. “Working to provide better health care to millions of people across the entire care continuum. Home care, mental health care, acute and post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need.” Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit, Dr. Conway was the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from …

Optum scoops up former Blue Cross NC chief Conway for executive role | FierceHealthcare | 6/11/2020

… Awards Excited to recently start role as CEO of Care Solutions @Optum . Working to provide better health care to millions of people across the entire care continuum. Home care, mental health care, acute and post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need — Patrick Conway (@PatrickConwayMD) June 10, 2020 RELATED: Blue Cross NC adds 8th provider to Blue Premier value-based care program Conway …

Oak Grove Fred Meyer site of latest COVID-19 outbreak | 6/9/2020

… result in further disclosures by the Oregon Health Authority. Clackamas County areas with more than five cases include Dave’s Killer Bread, Bob’s Red Mill, Prestige Care in Milwaukie and Countryside Living of Canby. Prestige’s Post Acute Care and Rehabilitation site has had 11 cases reported since May 9 that has, so far, resulted in one death. Countryside Living’s 13 cases resulted in two deaths, according to state statistics published June …

Transforming Post Acute Care with Telehealth | 6/1/2020

… not only to improve care but also to maximize operations outcomes. The Rise of Telehealth to Maximize Income and Improve Care Amid a world-historic pandemic, telehealth technology can be a game-changer for post acute care facilities. Virtual interventions can roll out rapidly changing strategies for caregivers to provide skilled care and limit outside contact. Skilled nursing leaders that use telehealth in an uncertain time will be able to …

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

… that expand the reach of clinicians. Negative impacts on health caused by social determinants by integrating social support and community services. Some examples of this include transportation to care, mail order prescription, care management, post acute care planning and transitional housing. Misunderstandings and unintentional cultural bias by improving patient and community communications and proactive interventions focused on health disparities. Dwight McBee, CXO of Temple Health (Philadelphia): Never miss the moment …

El Cajon Nursing Home Accused of Failing to Test Sick and Dying Residents | 5/25/2020

Lawmaker Urges New Sea Bluff Reinforcement Regulations Hawley died at the age of 80 while a resident at Victoria Post Acute Care in April from a respiratory illness. And while Moffett said Hawley was not tested for COVID-19, she is sure the disease was the cause of his death. Moffett suggests that had Hawley been tested, then he would have likely been transferred to a hospital where he would …

How Elective Surgeries will Impact Post Acute Care Communities | 5/22/2020

https://southcoastpostacute.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/5.22-How-Elective-Surgeries-Impact-Post-Acute.mp4 Elective Surgeries Impact Post Acute Care Facilities With Gov. Gavin Newsom relaxing his stay-at-home order to let hospitals resume elective surgeries in California, there will undoubtedly be an increase in need for post acute care communities. A few things we must consider is to ramp up setting protective equipment protocol for staff and patients and to …

Even Before COVID, 82% Of Nursing Homes Lacked Adequate Infection Control Practices, Report Finds | Kaiser Health News | 5/21/2020

… later, on April 6, she was dead. Her daughter now agonizes over what she said she has learned from emails and other families since her mother died. Eighty percent of the residents of Atrium Post Acute Care at Park Ridge had coronavirus symptoms in mid-April, but only about a dozen had been tested because there were no supplies, Catherine Collins-Mullen said. (Livio and Sherman, 5/20) Arkansas Online: Arkansas …

Post Acute Medical Care Challenges for Homeless Patients | 5/20/2020

… is providing medical support and resources to homeless patients. As of January 1 st , 2019, California passed a law that protects homeless individuals by offering proper healthcare following their discharge. On Your Side with Post Acute Care Becker’s Hospital Review lists key components healthcare facilities must do once they decide to discharge the patient: Records must be kept regarding their discharge The patient must be offered food, clothing, medication, and …

US Post Acute Care Appoints Kevin Henning as Chief Medical Officer | Yahoo News | 5/19/2020

US Post Acute Care LLC (US PAC) a physician-led medical practice group, announced today that Kevin Henning MD joins the leadership team as Chief Medical Officer, effective immediately. Reporting to Founder and CEO Darren Swenson MD, Dr. Henning will lead a clinical team of forty physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants focused on the care of post-acute and long-term care patients in an inpatient setting. This press …

Ballenger Center To Offer COVID-19 Rehabilitation | 5/16/2020

Ballenger Center To Offer COVID-19 Rehabilitation May 16, 2020 It will assist in the care & reocvery of coronavirus patients. Frederick, Md (KM) The Ballenger Creek Center will temporarily convert to a COVID-19 post acute care center. The facility says in a statement it’s taking this action to assist hospitals which are inundated with coronavirus patients. It will assist in the care and recovery of persons with COVID-19 …

COVID-19

Oklahoma’s Rural Hospitals Prepare for COVID-19 Surge through Partnership with TeleHealth Solution | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

GDPR Oklahoma’s Rural Hospitals Prepare for COVID-19 Surge through Partnership with TeleHealth Solution Already financially constrained hospitals leverage telehealth to address unique challenges in preparing for a potential rush of COVID-19 patients News … company’s mission is to deliver expert medical care in the post acute care setting, while eliminating unnecessary spending of healthcare dollars. TeleHealth Solution’s goal is to improve the quality of on-site care in Skilled …

Medicare

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need.” Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit, Dr. Conway was the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from 2017-19. He resigned in September 2019 after being arrested for driving while under the influence. Before his role at BCBSNC, Dr. Conway was CMO, deputy administrator and director for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

AMS Onsite Names Industry Veteran Ellsworth Harris as its New CEO | PR Newswire | 5/19/2020

… nation’s more than 15,000 long-term and post-acute care facilities. AMS Onsite’s certified infection preventionists deliver infection control leadership, support and training to meet the heightened infection control standards adopted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS ). “El’s demonstrated leadership in growing sales and effectively leading and inspiring teams in our industry is the perfect complement for our growing company during this vital time,” said AMS Onsite …

Behavioral Health

Long-term Advocacy Effort Pays Off with Patient-Centered Changes to 42 CFR Part 2 Privacy Regulations | Business Wire | 3/30/2020

… privacy policy to more easily enable whole-person care for people with substance use disorders. Netsmart was a leader in advocacy to amend 42 CFR Part 2, and a founding member of the Behavioral Health IT (BHIT) Coalition, a group of more than a dozen major associations, providers and patient advocacy organizations dedicated to advancing public policy for technology to improve the lives of people with mental health and substance …

Hospital Readmissions

EarlySense CEO to Present at 31st Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York | PR Newswire | 12/2/2019

… acute care facilities, the EarlySense system assists caregivers in early detection of potential adverse events, including code blue events resulting from cardiac or respiratory arrest, patient falls, pressure ulcers, preventable ICU transfers and hospital readmissions. The EarlySense system captures critical information from the patient, alerting caregivers of potentially adverse events early on. The company has partnered with leading global technology companies including Hillrom, Philips, Welch Allyn, and Mitsui. EarlySense is …

Home Health

Thought Leaders in Healthcare IT: Bridge Connector CEO David Wenger (Part 2) - Sramana Mitra | 11/26/2019

Sramana Mitra: Outside of Salesforce, what else is popular in your ecosystem? David Wenger: We see a lot in the medical device space, durable medical equipment, home health & hospice, and post acute care. We are into automating the entire process of admitting a patient as well as staying in touch with the patient after they leave or connecting cool devices into an EHR so that the patients that need to …

Home Health Agencies

Complia Health Offers ContinuLink Mobile Edge, Ohio’s First Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Third-Party Vendor. | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

… post-acute care market, is the first third-party Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) vendor approved by the state of Ohio. Complia Health’s ContinuLink Mobile Edge app is an integrated EVV solution, seamlessly connecting home health agencies to caregivers through their digital application. Mobile Edge provides real-time communication and support using innovative technology. The EVV vendor certification is part of the federal mandate that requires each state to be compliant …

Palliative Care

Complia Health Offers ContinuLink Mobile Edge, Ohio’s First Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Third-Party Vendor. | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

… solutions.compliahealth.com/continulink-mobile-edge-ohio. About Complia Health Complia Health is a leading global provider of technology and expertise for the post-acute and long-term care markets. Nearly 3,000 home health, hospice, palliative care, residential care, and community care locations count on Complia Health. ContinuLink is a top home health solution in the U.S. that enhances agency efficiency in scheduling, point of care, reporting, billing and all the functions …

Durable Medical Equipment

Thought Leaders in Healthcare IT: Bridge Connector CEO David Wenger (Part 2) - Sramana Mitra | 11/26/2019

Sramana Mitra: Outside of Salesforce, what else is popular in your ecosystem? David Wenger: We see a lot in the medical device space, durable medical equipment, home health & hospice, and post acute care. We are into automating the entire process of admitting a patient as well as staying in touch with the patient after they leave or connecting cool devices into an EHR so that the patients that need to …

Home Health Care

Announcing the Nominees for the 2019 SHN Architecture & Design Awards | PRWeb | 11/25/2019

… Wickliffe, OH The Willows at Harrodsburg - Harrodsburg, KY Tryon Estates - Columbus, NC Well-Spring Retirement Community - Greensboro, NC Skilled Nursing/Post Acute Care Bridgewater Park - Ocala, FL CC Young - Dallas, TX Disney Celebration Care Center … is the publisher of Senior Housing News, Reverse Mortgage Daily, Home Health Care News and Skilled Nursing News. Senior Housing News (SHN) is the leading independent source for news and information covering senior housing and …

Medicare Advantage

Trella Health Announces Publication of Industry Trend Report and Release of Quarter Two 2019 Data | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… Key takeaways include: From Q1 2018 to Q1 2019, the total number of Medicare beneficiaries grew by 1.4 million, an increase of 2.5%. Medicare fee for service (FFS) beneficiaries declined by .4%, while Medicare Advantage beneficiaries increased by 7.7% to 22.1 million. Home health surpassed skilled nursing as the most likely post-acute referral destination. 23.3% of inpatient discharges were coded for home health compared to 21.1% referred to SNF …

Care Networks

Trella Health Announces Publication of Industry Trend Report and Release of Quarter Two 2019 Data | PRWeb | 11/21/2019

… has access to 100% of Medicare Part A and Part B claims data. Trella analyzes 1.2 billion claims annually and presents relevant insights to nearly 10,000 users so they can build higher-performing care networks, serve more patients, and reduce the cost of care …

Digital Health

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… Moving Analytics’ programs are developed in collaboration with Stanford University and are based on 20+ years of research in chronic disease management. Moving Analytics’ investors include OCA Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Harlem Capital and Impact Engine. To learn more visit www.movinganalytics.com . SOURCE Highmark Health Related Links http://www.highmarkhealth.org …

Health Management

Visiting Nurse Service of New York Selects Netsmart CareManager to Support Its Population Health Management Activities | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

… the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY). The New York-based healthcare organization will utilize Netsmart CareManager™ to provide care coordination, data reporting and analytics support for its full range of population health management programs. Included in these initiatives is VNSNY’s newly-launched care management organization, VNSNY Care360˚Solutions, which provides health insurance companies and other payers with enhanced longitudinal healthcare support for high-risk members, its case rate …

Population Health

Visiting Nurse Service of New York Selects Netsmart CareManager to Support Its Population Health Management Activities | Business Wire | 11/19/2019

OVERLAND PARK, Kan.- Healthcare IT partner Netsmart has announced its partnership with the Population Health division of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY). The New York-based healthcare organization will utilize Netsmart CareManager™ to provide care coordination, data reporting and analytics support for its full range of population health management programs. Included in these initiatives is VNSNY’s newly-launched care management organization, VNSNY Care360˚Solutions, which provides health …

Continuum of Care

Three PMB-developed healthcare projects named 2019 HREI Insights Awards™ Finalists | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… entirely devoted to covering HRE development, financing and investment. About PMB PMB’s mission is to improve healthcare delivery, effect change and positively impact communities. As a healthcare real estate developer focused on the continuum of care, PMB can provide the infrastructure to cure disease, heal families and empower the greatest minds in the industry. Healthcare is in our DNA. Our company is 100 percent focused on healthcare real estate across …

Referral Management

CarePort Guide Now Available in Epic App Orchard Marketplace | Business Wire | 11/13/2019

… available clinical services. CarePort Guide also enables patients and families to review post-acute providers at the bedside, or through text message and email. CarePort’s entire suite of products – CarePort Care Management , CarePort Referral Management , CarePort Guide , CarePort Connect and CarePort Insight – include thousands of providers across the country, increasing value through both a broad geographic network and a deeper network functionally to track patients and outcomes beyond just admissions …

Value-Based Reimbursement

Healthcare Analytics Market Size Worth US$ 52.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/13/2019

… forecast period. This can be attributed to the high Electronic Health Record (EHR) adoption, supporting government initiatives for personalized medicine, value-based reimbursement, awareness about population health management, and presence of key industry leaders in … Others segment includes providers such as hospitals, ambulatory settings, and post acute care organization; accountable care organizations, and third-party administrators. Payers segment accounted for the maximum share of the market in 2018. This can …

Advanced Analytics

CareCentrix Supports Gov. Lamont’s Transportation Plan to Improve Connecticut Infrastructure | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… and lower costs, CareCentrix allows patients to heal or age where they want to be: at home. CareCentrix currently manages care for more than 28 million members through over 8,000 provider locations. Through advanced analytics, CareCentrix helps determine the appropriate site for post-acute care and provides support and coordination for patients and their families throughout care transitions, including to and from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and through home health …

Infusion Therapy

CareCentrix Supports Gov. Lamont’s Transportation Plan to Improve Connecticut Infrastructure | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… post-acute care and provides support and coordination for patients and their families throughout care transitions, including to and from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and through home health, durable medical equipment (DME), home infusion therapy and nursing, home sleep services, and palliative illness management. For more information, please visit http://www.CareCentrix.com . SOURCE CareCentrix …

Patient Safety

Cornerstone Healthcare Group Acquires Houston Long-term Acute Care Hospital from HCA Houston Healthcare | PR Newswire | 11/12/2019

… the new and expanded clinical programs that complement Cornerstone’s capabilities. That is a win for the community, clinicians, patients, and their families.” HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is investing $40 million in new patient safety and quality, cardiac cath labs, advanced medical equipment and a new building façade. The new Cornerstone Special Hospital Houston Medical Center is accredited by the Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality. Cornerstone currently operates 18 …

Virtual Care

Caregility Helps Philips, Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans of Foreign Wars and The American Legion Bring Local Telehealth Services to Rural Veterans | PR Newswire | 11/11/2019

EATONTOWN, N.J. Caregility , a clinical collaboration and communications company changing the point of care, today announced the company’s involvement in the ATLAS pilot project, an initiative to bring virtual care offerings from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to veterans in targeted rural areas. Caregility-Project-Atlas-Ribbon-Cutting ATLAS, which stands for Accessing Telehealth through Local Area Stations, is a collaboration between the VA, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW …

ACOs

American Well® Acquires Aligned Telehealth to Expand Behavioral Health Virtual Care | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… Aligned Telehealth Aligned Telehealth, Inc. is a leading national provider of telepsychiatry services to hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient clinics and correctional programs. The company provides customized programs for accountable care organizations (ACOs) and health plans tailored toward delivering high-quality and cost-effective behavioral health solutions that put the patient at the center of care. Through innovative and disruptive telemedicine solutions, Aligned Telehealth is helping underserved populations gain …

EMR

Digital Health Leader, Citus Health®, Introduces Care Team Collaboration Solutions for Hospice and Palliative Care | PRWeb | 11/4/2019

… caregiver touchpoints that include imbedded logic, forms, and signature capture capabilities to drive efficiencies and improve care coordination. The platform’s integration engine also allows organizations to seamlessly integrate documents and progress notes into EMR systems for audit and streamlined billing. To see a demonstration of how Citus Health can help improve real-time collaboration across hospice and palliative care teams, contact us at: NHPCO 2019 Interdisciplinary Conference: Booth 308 …

Patient Centricity

OneOncology Study Reveals Important Insights for Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. , Nov. 4, OneOncology leaders – Aaron Lyss , MBA and Stephen Schleicher , MD, MBA – and leaders at Tuple Health , published an article in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) Oncology examining the implications of the newly approved standard-of-care immunotherapies within the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) value-based payment model, the Oncology Care Model (OCM). (PRNewsfoto/OneOncology) The published work in JAMA Oncology is evidence …

Medline

Medline Announces More Than 200 New Contracts for Its Post-Acute Care Quality and Workforce Management Programs | PR Newswire | 6/25/2020

NORTHFIELD, Ill. , June 25, Medline today announced more than 200 new customer contracts signed this year for its Post-Acute Solutions Program, aimed at offering technology-based quality and workforce management solutions for long-term … Time Medical Systems . One of them is Texas -based Focused Post Acute Care Partners who began implementing the solution last year at nearly 10 of their 31 skilled nursing facilities throughout the state. With nearly …

UnitedHealth Group

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need.” Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit, Dr. Conway was the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from 2017-19. He resigned in September 2019 after being arrested for driving while under the influence. Before his role at BCBSNC, Dr. Conway was CMO, deputy administrator and director for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at …

UnitedHealth

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need.” Prior to joining UnitedHealth Group’s Optum unit, Dr. Conway was the CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina from 2017-19. He resigned in September 2019 after being arrested for driving while under the influence. Before his role at BCBSNC, Dr. Conway was CMO, deputy administrator and director for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation at …

Optum

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions Morgan Haefner - Print Email Patrick Conway, MD, announced on Twitter June 9 that he joined Optum as the company’s CEO of Care Solutions. “Excited to recently start role as CEO of Care Solutions @Optum ,” he said. “Working to provide better health care to millions of people across the entire care continuum. Home care, mental health care, acute and post acute care

EarlySense

Early Identification of Acute Pulmonary Embolism Identified with EarlySense Technology Presented in Clinical Poster Presentation | PR Newswire | 5/20/2020

WOBURN, Massachusetts , May 20, 2020 / PRNewswire/ – EarlySense , the global leader in contact-free, continuous monitoring solutions for the healthcare continuum, announced that JAMDA – The Journal of Post Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine has published the case report Early Identification of Acute Pulmonary Emboli Through the Use of Contact-Free Continuous Patient Monitoring . The report includes findings from a case study at Hebrew Home of Riverdale by RiverSpring Health showing …

Amedisys

US Post Acute Care Appoints Kevin Henning as Chief Medical Officer | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

TACOMA, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 19, 2020– US Post Acute Care LLC (US PAC) a physician-led medical practice group, announced today that Kevin Henning MD joins the leadership team as Chief Medical Officer, effective … Prior to that, he served as Chief Medical Director for Amedisys, Inc. a national hospice and home health company. Dr. Henning is board-certified in Family Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Additionally, Dr. Henning …

Forcura

Forcura Named One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020 | PRWeb | 5/6/2020

Forcura Named One of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces for 2020 Share Article Forcura is one of the highest-scoring businesses, with standout employee engagement “When employees feel valued and respected, especially during times of crisis, it’s easier for everything else to fall into place.” - Founder and CEO Craig Mandeville JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Forcura has been named to Inc. magazine’s annual list of the Best Workplaces for 2020. Hitting newsstands May 12 …

CPSI

CPSI Announces First Quarter 2020 Results | Business Wire | 5/6/2020

MOBILE, Ala.- CPSI (NASDAQ: CPSI), a community healthcare solutions company, today announced results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020. The Company also announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share, payable on May 29, 2020 to stockholders of record as of the close of business on May 15, 2020. Total revenues for the first quarter ended March 31, 2020, were …

PointClickCare

PointClickCare Acquires Co-Pilot Analytics Solution | Business Wire | 5/5/2020

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 5, 2020– PointClickCare Technologies Inc. , the leader in cloud-based software technology for the senior care market, today announced its acquisition of Co-Pilot, a robust analytics solution developed by Consonus Healthcare . The addition of Co-Pilot’s technology will provide PointClickCare customers with expanded capabilities to optimize their performance through data analytics, ultimately resulting in higher quality outcomes, which are of critical importance in an …

Amwell

Amwell Introduces New Telehealth Offering for Physician Practices | PR Newswire | 4/21/2020

BOSTON Amwell ® , a national telehealth leader, today introduced Amwell Private Practice , a new solution designed to help physician practices with under 100 providers deploy telehealth in a simple, secure and cost-effective way. With Amwell Private Practice, physicians can schedule virtual visits with existing patients and provide new patients a convenient, safe way to access primary, urgent, specialty and behavioral healthcare without leaving their home. “As COVID-19 continues to …

Get Real Health

CPSI Announces 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders Will Be Held in Virtual Format Only | Business Wire | 4/1/2020

… for community hospitals, their clinics and post-acute care facilities. Founded in 1979, CPSI is the parent of four companies – Evident, LLC, American HealthTech, Inc., TruBridge, LLC and iNetXperts, Corp. d/b/a Get Real Health. Our combined companies are focused on helping improve the health of the communities we serve, connecting communities for a better patient care experience, and improving the financial operations of our customers. Evident provides comprehensive …

Cerner

Healthcare Analytics Market Size Worth US$ 52.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/13/2019

post acute care organization; accountable care organizations, and third-party administrators. Payers segment accounted for the maximum share of the market in 2018. This can be attributed to increasing need of healthcare analytics solutions due to rising healthcare cost, increasing competition, to optimize provider network, to curb fraud claims, and growing need of increase membership. Key operating players in the healthcare analytics market are Allscripts Health Solutions, Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech …

Allscripts

Healthcare Analytics Market Size Worth US$ 52.2 Bn by 2026 | Globe Newswire | 11/13/2019

post acute care organization; accountable care organizations, and third-party administrators. Payers segment accounted for the maximum share of the market in 2018. This can be attributed to increasing need of healthcare analytics solutions due to rising healthcare cost, increasing competition, to optimize provider network, to curb fraud claims, and growing need of increase membership. Key operating players in the healthcare analytics market are Allscripts Health Solutions, Cerner Corporation, CitiusTech …

Kindred Healthcare

Ascension Saint Thomas and Kindred Healthcare Receive State Approval for Rehabilitation Hospital | Business Wire | 8/29/2019

NASHVILLE, Tenn. & LOUISVILLE, Ky.- Ascension Saint Thomas and Kindred Healthcare, LLC (“Kindred”) today announced that the Health Services and Development Agency of the State of Tennessee has granted Certificate of Need approval for the construction and operation of a freestanding rehabilitation hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. The Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital is the product of a joint venture between Ascension Saint Thomas and Kindred. Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital will serve nine …

Epic Systems

American Well Integrates with Epic EHR; Supporting Video Visits in MyChart and in Hyperspace Provider Workflow | PR Newswire | 8/28/2019

… trademarks or trademarks of American Well Corporation in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks used herein are the property of their respective owners. Epic and MyChart are registered trademarks of Epic Systems Corporation. Media Contacts: American Well Holly Spring [email protected] Innsena Communications [email protected] SOURCE American Well Related Links http://www.americanwell.com …

Microsoft Health

CHI Franciscan Activates First AI-Powered Hospital Mission Control Center in Washington State | PR Newswire | 8/15/2019

… is the first hospital system in the state of Washington , and the fifth globally, to advance patient care using this leading-edge technology. CHI Franciscan is also the first to be enabled by Microsoft Azure, which provides a high level of protection and security for moving protected health information (PHI) to the cloud, helping to ensure privacy of patient data. “CHI Franciscan’s commitment to innovate for patients has been evident …

HCA

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 5/29/2020

Patient experience ‘never events’ from 16 execs at Cleveland Clinic, HCA, Providence & more Katie Adams, Jackie Drees and Laura Dyrda - Thursday, May 28th, 2020 Print Email While patient experience “never events” may not always be … this include transportation to care, mail order prescription, care management, post acute care planning and transitional housing. Misunderstandings and unintentional cultural bias by improving patient and community communications and proactive interventions focused on health disparities …

Cornerstone Healthcare Group Acquires Houston Long-term Acute Care Hospital from HCA Houston Healthcare | PR Newswire | 11/12/2019

DALLAS , Nov. Cornerstone Healthcare Group (“Cornerstone”), a diversified healthcare company that manages a network of specialty hospitals, senior living communities, behavioral health facilities, and home health and hospice operations, announced today its acquisition of the Long-term Acute Care Hospital in HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center’s North Tower from HCA Houston Healthcare. “Opening a Cornerstone hospital at this site offers a number of benefits for everyone involved. With access to …

Mercy

Coronavirus devastates L.A.; nearby areas ease restrictions - Los Angeles Times | LA Times | 4/28/2020

… 84 Healthcare workers celebrate as Claudia Martinez is discharged from the ICU after she reocvered from COVID-19 at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times) 2 / 84 Carson residents Kaeli … Times) 61 / 84 A medical staff member enters Cedar Mountain Post Acute Care Facility in Yucaipa after 51 residents and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times) 62 / 84 …

Coronavirus crisis could trigger huge California deficits, lawmakers are told | LA Times | 4/17/2020

… 86 Healthcare workers celebrate as Claudia Martinez is discharged from the ICU after she reocvered from COVID-19 at Scripps Mercy Hospital in Chula Vista. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times) 3 / 86 Carson residents Kaeli … Times) 63 / 86 A medical staff member enters Cedar Mountain Post Acute Care Facility in Yucaipa after 51 residents and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times) 64 / 86 …

Saint Francis Hospital

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital Expands Behavioral Health Unit to Support Community Need | PR Newswire | 11/5/2019

SAN FRANCISCO Dignity Health Saint Francis Memorial Hospital has expanded its inpatient behavioral health unit to care for up to 40 more patients struggling with severe mental health disorders each month. “At Saint Francis, our mission is to care for the most vulnerable in our community,” said President and CEO David Klein , MD, MBA. “We are seeing a high demand for behavioral health services, especially for patients suffering from substance …

SimplyVital Health Welcomes iCare to its Blockchain Healthcare Platform | PR Newswire | 11/3/2017

post acute care networks, risk bundles and other partnerships in acute care.” Through its ConnectingCare platform, SVH will support the assessment and management of patients in iCare’s signature Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) rehabilitation program, part of the Trinity Health NE post acute care network and the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford , Connecticut. These post-hospitalization patients are staying in iCare post …

Dignity Health

Santa Maria woman leaves $380K to Hancock College for nursing education | 10/3/2019

Post Acute Care at Dignity Health and Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer, after a luncheon celebrating nurses on Tuesday at Marian Regional Medical Center. IMG_0871.JPG Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer at Marian Regional Medical Center addresses the gathered crowd at the “Celebrating Nurses” luncheon on Tuesday. IMG_0873.JPG Barbie Rodgers poses for a photograph with Kevin Walthers, president of Hancock College, Kathleen Sullivan, vice president …

Santa Maria woman leaves $380K to Hancock College for nursing education | Local News | santamariatimes.com | 10/2/2019

Post Acute Care at Dignity Health and Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer, after a luncheon celebrating nurses on Tuesday at Marian Regional Medical Center. IMG_0871.JPG Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer at Marian Regional Medical Center addresses the gathered crowd at the “Celebrating Nurses” luncheon on Tuesday. IMG_0873.JPG Barbie Rodgers poses for a photograph with Kevin Walthers, president of Hancock College, Kathleen Sullivan, vice president …

Marian Regional Medical Center, Santa Maria CA

Santa Maria woman leaves $380K to Hancock College for nursing education | 10/3/2019

Post Acute Care at Dignity Health and Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer, after a luncheon celebrating nurses on Tuesday at Marian Regional Medical Center. IMG_0871.JPG Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer at Marian Regional Medical Center addresses the gathered crowd at the “Celebrating Nurses” luncheon on Tuesday. IMG_0873.JPG Barbie Rodgers poses for a photograph with Kevin Walthers, president of Hancock College, Kathleen Sullivan, vice president …

Santa Maria woman leaves $380K to Hancock College for nursing education | Local News | santamariatimes.com | 10/2/2019

Post Acute Care at Dignity Health and Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer, after a luncheon celebrating nurses on Tuesday at Marian Regional Medical Center. IMG_0871.JPG Candice Monge, chief nurse executive officer at Marian Regional Medical Center addresses the gathered crowd at the “Celebrating Nurses” luncheon on Tuesday. IMG_0873.JPG Barbie Rodgers poses for a photograph with Kevin Walthers, president of Hancock College, Kathleen Sullivan, vice president …

CareCentrix

CareCentrix Acquires Turn-Key Health | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

PRNewswire/ – CareCentrix, the leader in home-based and post-acute care services, today announced it has acquired Turn-Key Health, a leading community-based palliative care company serving health plans, hospitals and physicians. As a result of the acquisition, Turn-Key’s proprietary Palliative Illness Management™ (PIM™) program, which leverages data analytics and artificial intelligence to deliver personalized palliative care plans, will be fully integrated into CareCentrix’s platform. Turn-Key’s home …

Consonance Capital Partners Completes Sale of Turn-Key Health | Business Wire | 5/4/2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 4, 2020– Consonance Capital Partners (“Consonance”), a leading healthcare-focused private equity manager, announced today that it completed the sale of Turn-Key Health (“Turn-Key”) to CareCentrix. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Turn-Key is a leading community-based palliative care company serving health plans, hospitals, and physicians. The Company was founded by Andy Horowitz, CEO of Enclara Healthcare, and was spun …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealth Group Accelerates Nearly $2 Billion in Payments and Support to Health Care Providers to Help with COVID-19 Financial Challenges | Business Wire | 4/7/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.- UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), through UnitedHealthcare and Optum, has announced it is taking steps immediately to accelerate payments and other financial support to health care providers in the U.S. to help address the short-term financial pressure caused by the COVID-19 emergency. “We are grateful to the health care providers and their teams who are on the front lines battling COVID-19,” said UnitedHealth Group Chief Executive …

UnitedHealth Group Accelerates Nearly $2 Billion in Payments and Support to Health Care Providers to Help with COVID-19 Financial Challenges | Business Wire | 4/7/2020

MINNETONKA, Minn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 7, 2020– UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), through UnitedHealthcare and Optum, has announced it is taking steps immediately to accelerate payments and other financial support to health care providers in the U.S. to help address the short-term financial pressure caused by the COVID-19 emergency. “We are grateful to the health care providers and their teams who are on the front lines battling COVID-19 …

Health Net

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… their best, VITAL continues to focus on major diseases and early-stage FDA-approved health innovations that show promise for improved diagnosis, treatment and return to better health,” said Anil Singh, MD , Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and VITAL medical advisor. “By testing MOVN, we’re studying a new cardiac rehabilitation delivery system that could significantly benefit our patients and the millions of Americans living with heart diseases.” MOVN is a virtual …

Three PMB-developed healthcare projects named 2019 HREI Insights Awards™ Finalists | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… services and improve efficiency. Please click on the images to be linked to high-resolution versions. Goodyear Medical Plaza, Goodyear, Ariz. Abrazo Medical Group, an employed physician group for Phoenix-based Abrazo Community Health Network, needed to expand in the marketplace to serve the rapidly growing population and provide office space for its newly recruited physicians. PMB located and acquired a 50,000-square-foot 1980s-era multiplex movie theater near …

Patrick Conway

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions | Becker’s ASC Review | 6/11/2020

Optum hires ex-BCBSNC CEO to lead care solutions Morgan Haefner - Print Email Patrick Conway, MD, announced on Twitter June 9 that he joined Optum as the company’s CEO of Care Solutions. “Excited to recently start role as CEO of Care Solutions @Optum ,” he said. “Working to provide better health care to millions of people across the entire care continuum. Home care, mental health care, acute and post acute care

Optum scoops up former Blue Cross NC chief Conway for executive role | FierceHealthcare | 6/11/2020

Patrick Conway, M.D., has taken an executive role at UnitedHealth Group’s Optum subsidiary. Conway said in a tweet Tuesday that he had “recently” joined the company as CEO of Care Solutions. According to his LinkedIn … entire care continuum. Home care, mental health care, acute and post acute care with focus on value-based models and care for populations in need — Patrick Conway (@PatrickConwayMD) June 10, 2020 RELATED: Blue Cross NC …

Matt Johnson

COVID-19 Inspired Hi-tech Patient Room of the Future Within Sheba Medical Center Includes EarlySense Products | PR Newswire | 5/27/2020

… Contact-free continuous monitoring is, by nature, uniquely suited to care for COVID-19 patients. However, its value extends even further as we look toward the future of patient care and telehealth,” said Matt Johnson , EarlySense CEO. “We are pleased to be included in this first-of-its-kind project, as we remain committed to assisting hundreds of healthcare facilities around the globe provide proactive, quality patient care and support …

Early Identification of Acute Pulmonary Embolism Identified with EarlySense Technology Presented in Clinical Poster Presentation | PR Newswire | 5/20/2020

… rehabilitation and was afterwards successfully discharged home. “EarlySense is on a global mission to raise the standard of patient care throughout the healthcare continuum via contact-free, continuous monitoring and predictive analytics,” said Matt Johnson , CEO of EarlySense. “Although continuous monitoring is not currently the standard of care in long term and post-acute facilities, this study demonstrates its potential to play a pivotal role in providing health practitioners with …

Greer Myers

CareCentrix Acquires Turn-Key Health | PR Newswire | 5/4/2020

… care for the whole person, not just to treat the illness. That’s particularly important for people with a serious illness to ensure that care is aligned with their goals, values and preferences,” says Greer Myers , President at Turn-Key Health. “Together with CareCentrix we can bring a personalized and scalable approach to palliative care to more people.” The acquisition follows a successful partnership with Turn-Key over the last year …

Consonance Capital Partners Completes Sale of Turn-Key Health | Business Wire | 5/4/2020

… and Consonance for all their support building this business from the ground up over the past several years. Consonance’s deep healthcare knowledge and relationships were critical to getting us to this stage,” said Greer Myers, Turn-Key President. Andy Horowitz, founder of Turn-Key, said, “I’d like to thank Greer Myers, Chris Goggin, Terri Maxwell, Joe Buchanan, the entire Turn-Key team, and Senior Advisory Board for their accomplishments and …

Ed Davis

Coronavirus devastates L.A.; nearby areas ease restrictions - Los Angeles Times | LA Times | 4/28/2020

… being treated. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times) 10 / 84 Bowie Davis, 3, plays in her kiddie pool while her dad, Ed Davis, watches at their home near The Strand in Hermosa Beach. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones … Times) 61 / 84 A medical staff member enters Cedar Mountain Post Acute Care Facility in Yucaipa after 51 residents and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times) 62 / 84 …

Trump wants months-long census delay because of coronavirus - Los Angeles Times | LA Times | 4/14/2020

… being treated. (Mel Melcon/Los Angeles Times) 2 / 75 Bowie Davis, 3, plays in her kiddie pool while her dad, Ed Davis, watches at their home near The Strand in Hermosa Beach. (Gabriella Angotti-Jones … Times) 53 / 75 A medical staff member enters Cedar Mountain Post Acute Care Facility in Yucaipa after 51 residents and six staff members tested positive for COVID-19. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times) 54 / 75 …

Chad Vanacore

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) CEO Barry Port on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/3/2019

… 2019 1:00 PM Chad Keetch - Investor Relations Barry Port - Chief Executive Officer Suzanne Snapper - Chief Financial Officer Conference Call Participants Chad Vanacore - Stifel Frank Morgan - RBC Capital Markets Operator Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for … improvement in some of our strategic urban markets. Mission Hills Post Acute Care acquired in 2014 is a 75-bed facility just north of downtown San Diego. Once an obscure third or fourth choice in …

The Ensign Group, Inc. (ENSG) CEO Christopher Christensen on Q1 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 5/13/2019

… Snapper - Chief Financial Officer Barry Port - Chief Operating Officer Danny Walker - Chief Executive Officer, The Pennant Group Conference Call Participants Chad Vanacore - Stifel Eric Fleming - SunTrust Dana Hambly - Stephens Operator Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen … indiscernible] continue to set quantitative and qualitative standards at Montecito Post Acute Care & Rehab in Mesa, Arizona. Their operation won the coveted Ensign flag award for nearly perfect performance in almost every operational category over …

Mike Baird

American Well Integrates with Epic EHR; Supporting Video Visits in MyChart and in Hyperspace Provider Workflow | PR Newswire | 8/28/2019

… we’ve done delivers on this promise and more importantly, represents the first of many important workflow contributions we’ll introduce to help health systems not only launch, but strategically scale their telehealth programs,” said Mike Baird , president of customer solutions at American Well. “As hospitals are increasingly realizing the fundamental value of making digital care delivery core to their care and patient engagement strategies, it’s critical that the associated workflows are …

UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 6/25/2019

… It not only extends the reach and engagement capabilities of the care team, but allows for patients to receive healthcare services and interactions in a way that is both personal and convenient,” said Mike Baird, President of Customer Solutions at American Well. “UNC Health Care’s integration of American Well into the Epic EHR workflow is a model example of how hospitals can innovative within their current EHR workflow, making telehealth …

State of California

25 Experts Named to Independent Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes | Business Wire | 6/19/2020

… are: Roya Agahi, RN, MS HCM, WCC; Chief Nursing Officer, formerly of NYC Health + Hospitals, soon to be of CareRite, New York Lisa M. Brown , PhD, ABPP; Professor of Psychology, Palo Alto University, California Mark Burket, CEO, Platte Health Center Avera, South Dakota Eric M. Carlson, JD; Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging, California Michelle Dionne-Vahalik , DNP, RN; Associate Commissioner, State Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Debra Fournier , MSB …

25 Experts Named to Independent Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes | Business Wire | 6/19/2020

… are: Roya Agahi, RN, MS HCM, WCC; Chief Nursing Officer, formerly of NYC Health + Hospitals, soon to be of CareRite, New York Lisa M. Brown , PhD, ABPP; Professor of Psychology, Palo Alto University, California Mark Burket, CEO, Platte Health Center Avera, South Dakota Eric M. Carlson, JD; Directing Attorney, Justice in Aging, California Michelle Dionne-Vahalik , DNP, RN; Associate Commissioner, State Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Debra Fournier , MSB …

Los Angeles, California

The Striking Racial Divide in How COVID-19 Has Hit Nursing Homes | 5/21/2020

… in April amid a coronavirus outbreak. But his niece complained that he was never tested for the virus. In East Los Angeles, a staff member at a predominantly Latino nursing home where an outbreak emerged … their own.” In East Los Angeles, at the Buena Ventura Post Acute Care Center, a five-star facility where many residents are Latino, Alma Lara-Garcia, a certified nursing assistant, said workers were not given …

LA’s Nursing Homes Serving Black And Brown Patients Are Hardest Hit By Coronavirus. What’s Going On? | 5/21/2020

… at nursing homes. (Lara-Garcia said she made $15 an hour at Buena Ventura; minimum wage in the City of Los Angeles is $14.25 for employees of for-profit companies with more than 25 workers … multiple facilities, among other factors. A resident at Buena Ventura Post Acute Care Center in East Los Angeles looks out the window. (Chava Sanchez/LAist) FAMILY MEMBERS IN THE DARK In mid-April the Los …

State of Illinois

PatientPing Secures $60 Million in Series C Funding to Continue Expansion of National Electronic Notifications Network | PR Newswire | 6/9/2020

… PatientPing experienced record growth over the past year, adding thousands of hospitals, PAC facilities, provider organizations and health plans to new and existing markets, including new organizations in Texas , Washington , South Carolina , Pennsylvania , Illinois, Ohio, and Missouri . The Series C financing fuels the continued expansion of the PatientPing e-notifications network beyond the 1,000+ hospitals, and 5,000+ post-acute care facilities that are currently connected, enabling 135 million patient ADT …

The Striking Racial Divide in How COVID-19 Has Hit Nursing Homes | KCET | 5/22/2020

… were predominantly white nursing homes with low ratings, the data showed. To better understand the disparities in Maryland, California and Illinois, The Times teamed up with The Baltimore Sun, KPCC/LAist and The Southern Illinoisan … their own.” In East Los Angeles, at the Buena Ventura Post Acute Care Center, a five-star facility where many residents are Latino, Alma Lara-Garcia, a certified nursing assistant, said workers were not given …