Infection Control Resources for Post-Acute Care Providers

More than any incident in modern history, the coronavirus pandemic has emphasized the need for widespread infection control within all facets of healthcare. While preventing the spread of viruses and bacteria is always the goal within a healthcare setting, the sheer contagiousness of COVID-19 has exposed all the... Read More

by Justine Olsen in Post-acute Care, Care Planning, blog

CMS 2019 Rule Creates Incentive for Remote Patient Monitoring – How to Get Started

CMS is getting even more serious about keeping people out of the hospital, with each newly issued rule reflecting that commitment. Starting at the beginning of this year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services sought to further incentivize providers by building in reimbursement for home health monitoring... Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Planning, blog, home health

Improving and Innovating Your Care Management Processes

In early August 2018, Ensocare hosted a webinar entitled “Getting The Most Out of Your Care Management Model.” In it, Tomi Ogundimu of the Advisory Board discussed modern best practices for care management models, areas for potential improvement and specific examples of hospital systems and the steps they’ve taken to... Read More

by Mary Kay Thalken, RN, MBA in Patient Discharge, Care Planning, Care Management

What the 'Hospital at Home' Model Means for Care Planning

We thought it would be appropriate to turn our attention to a new care model that has the potential to revolutionize medical care and that many hospitals are already resolving to look into a little more deeply. I’m talking about the Hospital at Home® care model. Read More

by Luis Castillo in Care Coordination Software, Care Planning

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