EHR adoption and interoperability among skilled nursing facilities in 2016

The use of electronic health records (EHR) can facilitate the exchange of patient health information during transitions ofcare between acute-care and skilled nursing facilities. Long-term care and post-acute care (LTPAC) providers, includingskilled nursing facilities (SNFs), were not eligible to participate in the Medicare and Medicaid Incentive Programs.However, LTPAC providers are increasingly reported as major exchange

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3 Ways Technology Improves Nursing

Nurses on the front lines of healthcare need all the tools they can get to help streamline care and reduce fatigue. Increasingly, remote and digital technologies help to shoulder that load, allowing nurses to provide more proactive care to their patients and better coordinate care with doctors. This critical bridge between communication and care can

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