MORRISVILLE, N.C. (SEPTEMBER 16, 2020)—According to a Relias survey of more than 5,000 health care and public safety professionals, 59% of respondents indicated a lack of well-developed methods of evaluating whether training is actually being put into practice on the job. This is down from 74% in 2017; however, it alludes to the prevalent gap in the perceived value and the impact of staff development and training.
ST. LOUIS (Sept. 10, 2020)—CareSignal, offering Deviceless Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) validated in more than 10 peer-reviewed journal publications to deliver industry-leading clinical and financial returns, has supported tens of thousands of individual patients with heart failure, COPD, diabetes, depression and dozens of other conditions for a combined duration of more than 20,000 patients/year.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. (June 19, 2020)— Casamba, an electronic medical record provider serving the post-acute sector, has just issued a white paper on diversification. Contract therapy organizations and the skilled nursing facilities (SNF) they often partner with are at an inflection point. The population of the United States is rapidly aging as more and more baby boomers reach retirement age.
HARTFORD, Conn., (April 29, 2020)—CareCentrix, a provider of home-based and post-acute care (PAC) services, announced the renewal of its NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation. NCQA Utilization Management Accreditation, a voluntary review process, is a quality assessment program that focuses on consumer protection and customer service improvement.
WINTER PARK, Fla. (January 14, 2020)—Injured workers who are discharged from a hospital and need skilled care that cannot be delivered in the home are admitted into a post-acute care, rehabilitation or skilled nursing center. But where? And what should it cost? These are questions workers’ compensation carriers and third-party administrators have been asking HomeCare Connect.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (December 10, 2019)—Netsmart announced it has been recognized as the No. 1 post-acute technology platform by Black Book Research (Black Book) for the fifth year in a row. The Black Book survey conducted earlier this year polled nearly 1,450 health care providers about client experience and customer satisfaction among more than 20 health care technology vendors serving the post-acute community.
ATLANTA (November 21, 2019)—Trella Health, a source for current and complete post-acute outcomes data and performance analytics, published its most recent Industry Trend Report and released a new quarterly data set. Trella customers now have access to Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) claims data through the second quarter of 2019.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (October 18, 2019)—Bonafide Medical Group, a DME ERP software provider, and PlayMaker Health, a post-acute industry data solutions provider, are coming together to collaborate on integrated business growth solutions for HME providers.
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (October 9, 2019)—WellSky Corporation, a health and community care technology company, and ClearCare, Inc. a provider of a software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform used by personal care agencies, announced that WellSky has signed an agreement to acquire ClearCare. With the addition of ClearCare, WellSky solidifies its position in the personal care market, adding to the company’s already robust set of solutions and services for post-acute and community care.
DALLAS (September 12, 2019)—KanTime Healthcare Software, a growing post-acute EMR software and PlayMaker Health, a post-acute data solutions provider, announced that the two companies will work together to bring proven growth solutions to KanTime home health and hospice customers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2019)—In the 2020 home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rate update proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes a number changes to the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP) for calendar year (CY) 2022.
ATLANTA (July 24, 2019)—Brightree announced results from the first-of-its-kind survey in post-acute care, revealing a significant gap between what referring providers and health systems want, and what home health and hospice providers are delivering, when it comes to interoperability.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (April 10, 2019)—InTouch Health announced the release a fully integrated, end-to-end virtual care platform. Solo by InTouch delivers enterprise solutions to provide scalable, patient-centric telehealth for any use case in any setting—with packages enabling compelling price points for multiple situations.
SAN DIEGO (November 5, 2018)—ResMed announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held MatrixCare, a provider of long-term post-acute care software, serving more than 15,000 providers across skilled nursing, life plan communities, senior living and private duty.
(November 1, 2018)—Brightree-connected providers now have two additional functionalities at their service. Parachute Health and PlayMaker Health each announced integrations.
SAN FRANCISCO (May 30, 2018)—ClearCare, a technology platform for homecare agencies, announced the nationwide availability of a new technology to seamlessly connect these agencies with insurance companies and hospitals.