Pandemic Intensifies 2021 Post-Acute Care Trends

Technology investments will provide industry with needed efficiencies to workforce management and oversight policies Workforce engagement will continue to be a top challenge and trend throughout the post-acute care space in 2021. In 2020, a Workforce 360 survey of over 2100 long-term, senior living and healthcare professionals identified the top two workforce challenges facing the industry as

Coronavirus Latest: Baltimore County Doctor Fronts Nursing Homes $240K To Buy Personal Protective Equipment

The coronavirus pandemic has forced some organizations to take on roles they’ve never done before, but businesses aren’t the only ones stepping up to the plate. When a group of nursing homes needed money to secure personnel protective equipment, a private citizen stepped up to help. While hundreds of parking spaces sat empty in a

Officials Turn to Analytics to Predict COVID-19 Hotspots in Nursing Homes

An analytics company that provides data in real time about changes in patient conditions has launched an infectious disease surveillance program in the wake of the COVID-19 national emergency, with the goal of identifying hot spots for the disease before they gather steam. Real Time Medical Systems, a provider of interventional analytics software based in

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As one Philly-area nursing home endures 50 COVID-19 cases, leaders turn to data-driven solutions

Montgomery County officials said Tuesday that one of its long-term care facilities has more than 50 cases of COVID-19, a disclosure that highlights the risk of outbreaks in buildings filled with frail seniors. A total of 67 residents in senior facilities have died, comprising 61% of the county’s fatalities from the virus. In all, 364

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About Doctor Scott Rifkin

Scott Rifkin

Scott Rifkin

Scott Rifkin has been working in the internal medicine field and managing healthcare clinics for over 30 years. He received his degree in medicine from the school of medicine of George Washington University, has internal medicine certification, and for 20 years practiced medicine in Maryland. Besides, Scott Rifkin has worked as an emergency medicine doctor for several SNFs seeking help on different issues of quality care and established AmericasDoctor.com, Inc.

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Health System Reduces Readmissions, Lowers Cost of Care, and Builds Cost-Effective Preferred Care Network

According to Scott Rifkin, interoperability and care collaboration continues to drive the future of healthcare. Learn how a major health system in South Central Pennsylvania utilized an interventional analytics software platform to build a collaborative preferred care network with their skilled nursing facilities – eliminating unnecessary hospital readmissions, reducing length of stay, and improving quality

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Interventional Analytics Reduces Avoidable Readmission Rates

How interventional analytics can help reduce readmission rates Imagine you’re driving to the beach. It’s supposed to be a two-hour drive, but traffic and construction can affect your journey—sometimes by a lot. Ten years ago, you might have used a store-bought map or even directions printed from the internet. That provided plenty of information, but

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The key to reducing hospital readmissions from SNFs by 50%? A program built around Real Time SNF data

Hospitals and health systems today are pressed to improve patient outcomes while reducing costs. To overcome this two-pronged challenge, many provider organizations are focusing their efforts on reducing readmissions. As the healthcare industry shifts from fee-for-service medicine, reimbursement is becoming more closely tied to value-based care. This transition makes it more important than ever for