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Latest ACO dropout blames issues with payment system  

McKnights - Tim Mullaney A California healthcare system is the latest dropout from the Pioneer Accountable Care Organization program, citing that payments are not adjusted by region.

Guess who's asking whether to discontinue skilled care?  

McKnights - John O'Connor Thanks to changing policies and marketplace realities, standalone skilled care appears headed for the proverbial ash heap of history.

Real Acute / Post-Acute Interoperability  

CueShift provides data integration for Berlin Nursing and Rehab Center via MHCC Grant

Real Time Medical Systems  

The DON's Best Friend. Reviewing the charts while you care for your residents!

HSC Services  

More than just Electronic Health Records

Interoperability  

CueShift connects to your Care Partners...

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Industry News

ADL coding: The importance of being accurate  

Section G is one of the most inaccurately coded sections of the MDS 3.0.

Ill patients families barrier to care panning  

Ill patients' families barrier to talking about care plan, doctors say

A SNF-hospital marriage that appears likely to las  

Partnerships linking skilled care operators and hospitals have been touted as all but inevitable.

'Malnourished minds'  

Why it matters that 4.4 billion people don't have internet

Occupancy passes 90%  

Seniors housing stock enjoyed occupancy rates above 90% in the third quarter

You call this a plan to reduce nursing homes?  

It appears that a federal effort to downsize nursing homes might end up doing just the opposite.

Bulk of Medicaid to be managed care in two years:  

More than three-quarters of Medicaid beneficiaries will be enrolled in a managed care plan as of 2016

Without a UPI, healthcare awash in SSNs  

Our EMR is designed so you can't get past the system unless you have their Social Security number in that field

HHS launches $840M in new IT incentives  

Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative aims to drive better quality, more coordination

HIT leads list of top 10 safety concerns  

Health information technology systems have made their way to the No. 1 patient safety concern for healthcare organizations, according to the findings of a new ECRI industry report.

Amazing Village Designed For People With Dementia  

Proper Protection  

Long-term care facility operators shouldn't leave themselves in the dark when it comes to protecting their data.

Brain training helped older adults stay sharp for  

A brief course of brain exercises helped older adults hold on to improvements in reasoning skills and processing speed for 10 years

Report: Microsoft to Release a Windows Overhaul Ne  

Microsoft will release more details about its Windows-related plans at its Build developer conference in April 2014.

New Medicaid Rules for HCBS Settings  

Will have to administer person-centered care to qualify for payments through Medicaid,

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