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Ensocare Expands Care Coordination Solutions with Wearable Technology

Sync and Connect Provide Hi-Tech Options to Engage an Entire Care Team We live in an age of Smart devices. Between cellphones, fitness trackers and portable gaming systems, many adults and children have no less than two or even three internet-equipped devices on them at all times. Our refrigerators and microwaves can... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology

Hospitals Ignore the Millennial Workforce at Their Own Peril

With millennials blanketing the workforce and Generation Z right around the corner, hospitals have a choice: accommodate the needs of the younger generation or miss out on the best and brightest minds in the healthcare industry. Loyalty in healthcare isn’t what it used to be. As a matter of fact, loyalty isn’t what it... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Healthcare Technology Solutions, Hospital Culture

How to Work at the Top of Your License

A lot has been said about the concept of “automating healthcare.” As in any situation where progress butts up against age-old practice and tradition, change doesn’t always come easy. Yet the pace at which innovation and technology impact healthcare delivery can no longer be ignored, and most of us wouldn’t want to. Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Healthcare Technology Solutions

Bundled Payments: Moving from Mandatory to Optional

Last month, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed drastically altering participation requirements for several bundled payment programs. The agency recommended curbing mandatory involvement in the Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement (CJR) Model—suggesting that only 34 geographic areas be... Read More

by Kyle Salem, Ph.D. in Bundled Payments, Value-Based Care

The Impact of Single Payer Healthcare on Health IT Investment

How quickly things change. From one vote away from the so-called “skinny” repeal of the Affordable Care Act to a proposed revolution of the current healthcare system, healthcare providers are getting whiplash right about now. Read More

by Kyle Salem, Ph.D. in Affordable Care Act, Healthcare IT, health insurance

Managing a Multigenerational Workforce

With four generations now in the workforce, and one more joining soon, understanding how to manage a multigenerational workforce has become more important than ever. Each generation ticks a little differently. All groups have preferred ways of communicating, learning, and receiving feedback, which makes managing a... Read More

by Ensocare in Leadership, Professional Development

Population Health Management: Breaking Down the Population

The following content has been reposted with permission from our channel partner, Pursuit Healthcare Advisors (view original). Population Health Management (PHM)…three simple words, yet so much complexity. This blog will be the first of three to focus on the concept of PHM by looking at each element... Read More

by Mary Sirois in Care Transitions, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology

Binge Faxing: Healthcare’s Secret Addiction

Before we begin, I’d like to ask everyone under the age of 30 to do something for me, and if you don’t fit that category, then ask a younger coworker for their assistance to do the following. Send a fax. In most industries, and in most places around the United States, the expected and most reasonable reaction to such... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Transitions, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Mobile Technology

How to Improve Patients’ Post-Acute Transition Experience

The patient experience is the bedrock of any healthcare practice. It's the cornerstone of loyalty. Quality experiences are what keep patients coming back. Read More

by Ensocare in Post-acute Care, Care Transitions, Patient Satisfaction

New App Makes Electronic Care Plan Tracking Possible

GPS for Post-Acute Care? Sync and Connect Reshape Patient Interactions Imagine taking off on a cross country road trip with your destination in mind. Now imagine not conducting research to figure out what routes you need to take to get there or how long you’ll need to be on the road. Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Post-acute Care, Care Transitions, Care Planning