Post-Acute Transition Strategy in an Era of Uncertainty

An inside look at how discharge teams can be a driving force in helping health systems achieve value-based care objectives. Read More

by Justine Olsen in Care Transitions, Patient Outcomes, Care Coordination Software

Healthcare Reform: Journey into the Unknown

The healthcare industry is entering the next era of reform, which will center on hospital and health system leaders transforming the delivery system to meet two profound and lasting market evolutions: population health and consumerism. Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Healthcare Reform, Affordable Care Act

Population Health Management: What the Health?

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 second of three to focus on the concept of PHM by looking at each element separately, this... Read More

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

Ensocare Software Engineer Encourages Women to Pursue Coding

Pretty much since the inception of the tech industry, the vast majority of software developers and engineers have been men. But that’s beginning to change thanks to increased awareness of the need for women in the tech workplace, advocacy and education groups like the popular Girls Who Code, and forward-thinking... Read More

by Jill Reeves, MHA in Ensocare News, Employee Profile

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