Why the Best EHRs for Assisted Living Are Cloud-Based

f your assisted living community is currently considering an electronic health record system, we strongly recommend you choose one that’s cloud-based. The good news is that these days, it’s much more common to find a cloud-based system than it was … Read More

EHR Training that Works: Tips from Community Leaders Who’ve Been There

After choosing the right EHR system for your assisted living or memory care community, carrying out adequate training may be the most important factor in determining how quickly you see a return on your investment. Of course, that’s easier said … Read More

11 Tips for a Headache-Free EHR Implementation in Assisted Living or Memory Care Communities

There are plenty of reasons to implement an EHR system in an assisted living or memory care community. Better visibility into care lets you improve the quality of your care and offers a 360-degree view of each patient and their … Read More

Best Practices for Training Your Staff to Use an EHR

Once you’ve made the decision to adopt an EHR system at your assisted living or memory care community, it’s time to think about your training plan. In fact, you may think of your EHR training as something that starts at … Read More

GAO Highlights the Importance of Data Collection in Long-Term Care Settings

A study released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) last month highlights key improvement areas for Medicaid, which is overseen by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). One of its three primary findings is something that anyone in … Read More

How Family Engagement Helps Boost the ROI of Your EHR

If you’re currently considering introducing an EHR system at your assisted living or memory care community, you’re no doubt weighing the potential impact on productivity, staff turnover, compliance, and patient wellness. There’s one more metric you should consider: family engagement. … Read More

5 Ways Switching to an EHR Can Boost Productivity at Your Assisted Living Community

Switching from paper to electronic medical records is a major step for an assisted living or memory care community. In addition to the dollar cost of investing in new software, it takes time to convert records and train staff in … Read More

5 Strategies to Recruit & Retain Millennial Workers in Assisted Living

We’ve already made the case that better technology in your community can help reduce your CNA turnover rate. Today, we’ll take a closer look at some strategies you can implement to improve your ability to recruit and retain Millennial workers … Read More

Should Better Tech Be Part of Your Nursing Retention Plan?

In assisted living and memory care communities, a retention plan for your nursing staff (including CNAs) is an essential part of remaining profitable (or staying in the black if you’re a nonprofit operation). That’s not news to most nursing directors … Read More

Spotting and Stopping Revenue Leaks in Your Assisted Living Community

Running an assisted living community is not for the faint of heart: your services include hospitality, entertainment, and medical care. Like the USPS, you aren’t stopped by snow or rain or heat – but you also work Sundays. One of the … Read More