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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

Welcome to the New Ensocare.com

Innovative Website Connects You with Post-Acute Care Solutions Welcome to the new Ensocare.com! If you’ve visited our website before, you’ll notice a few things have changed. We’ve updated our interface to reflect the same innovation we bring to our line of post-acute care software solutions. No matter where you go on... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Ensocare News, Healthcare Technology Solutions, Care Coordination Software

Top Stressors of Working Caregivers…And How Employers Can Help

As a New York Times article recently noted, the best healthcare insurance in the U.S. might be “daughter care.” That is: having a healthy daughter who can tend to your needs in older age. The Times article built upon research on dementia caregiving published in the journal JAMA Neurology, which said, “The best... Read More

by Lakelyn Hogan in Care Coordination, Care Givers

Right Thinking or Positive Thinking?

After speaking at a convention, I typically have two or three people come up to me and say that I must be a very positive thinker. They are typically surprised when I respond by saying, “No, I definitely am not!” Considering that I am a motivational speaker, you may be scratching your head and curious as to why. Read More

by Ron "Gus" Gustafson in Motivation, Leadership

Home Again, Home Again — The Last Step in Recovery

Helen's Journey: Part III It’s an exciting day for Helen! After being in the hospital for surgery and spending time recovering in a post-acute facility, she is now ready to go home. Although thrilled with the prospect of returning to familiar comforts—especially sleeping in her own bed—she and her family are a little... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Care Coordination, Patient Discharge

3 Tips to Make You a Better Leader

As a former emergency room physician, each time I stepped onto the ER floor, I was leading a different team. The patients, staff and challenges were different, but the fundamental leadership principles remained the same. You don’t have to be the CEO of an organization or the manager of a department to be considered a... Read More

by Susan O'Malley, M.D.

Helen's Post-Acute Journey - Part II

The Next Step on the Journey to Recovery It’s Helen’s first day at the post-acute facility. As you may recall, she was discharged from the hospital to further recover from surgery. She and her family are extremely grateful the hospital medical team and discharge planners were able to use an automated discharge process... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Post-acute Care, Care Coordination