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Maintaining electronic health records (EHR) for individuals in your care provides a number of benefits both to those individuals and your care facility. EHR software helps you improve care through better coordination between providers in the healthcare continuum as well as better availability of updated and accurate information. You can also streamline your internal processes and automate manual, repetitive tasks to save time and money and further improving care. Finally, EHR systems can make regulatory compliance and reporting simple and...Read More
The number of people requiring long-term care is expected to almost double, from 15 million in 2000 to 27 million in 2050.¹ However, 83 percent of long-term care facilities indicated that they have underinvested in technology and they will be acquired by a more technologically advanced enterprise or face bankruptcy.² Long-term care facilities have historically been slow to adopt advanced technology for several reasons. First, they tend to be medical and service experts, rather than technical experts. A lack of...Read More
If you’re shopping for new electronic health records software for your long-term-care facility, it is well worth your time to examine exactly what features each solution offers and how they fit your needs. Many of the added features built into EHR software can save your facility time and money, while allowing your staff to focus providing better care to residents. Here are four features to focus on that will make your software more useful and provide you with the most...Read More
Electronic health records (EHR) software has penetrated the healthcare settings of all types of organizations, including long-term care and LTPAC (long-term and post-acute care). Long-term care facilities were not part of the plan under which the federal government in the United States provided financial incentives for hospitals and doctors’ offices to start using EHRs. As a result of those incentives, the adoption rates of EHRs have skyrocketed in hospitals, doctors’ offices, and nursing homes. Since the long-term care facilities did...Read More
If you work in the medical field, you’ve certainly heard of electronic health record (EHR) software, but you may wonder how it works and whether it is right for your facility. That’s especially true if both your management team and your staff are more familiar with paper records. Making the switch to EHR software can be intimidating, but the benefits are immense, helping you stay organized and provide a better level of care. This is especially true for long-term care...Read More