Tag: healthcare technology

Study finds 62% of post-acute care facilities rely on phone calls to transfer resident data

PointClickCare released a study, 2019 Patient Transition Study: Technology Use During Transitions of Care, in partnership with research firm Definitive Healthcare. Researchers found that 62% of post-acute care facilities rely on phone calls to transfer resident information from hospitals to post-acute care facilities. The study reveals how commonly phone calls, emails, and even faxes are […]

PBJ submission guidelines updated, new FAQs answered

CMS has released updates to the PBJ Policy Manual (V2.2) and the PBJ Policy Manual FAQ. These updates reflect changes to submission guidelines and provide answers to additional FAQs. The updated documents, dated December 21, 2016, highlight changes in red text. Changes to the PBJ Policy Manual (V2.2) regarding submission guidelines can be found here […]

New tech might have implications for post-acute care

The Consumer Technology Association (CES) held its annual show this past week. CES’s convention is known far and wide, as tech enthusiasts, gadget geeks, and experts from all industries eagerly await what new cool thing might apply to their market this year. The post-acute world is no exception. Some technological advancements of note are a […]

AHCA advocates for adoption of health information technology for long-term care

According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) joined federal agency leaders to advocate for the adoption of health information technology by both long-term care and post-acute care providers to help ensure continuity of care and quality outcomes. […]