Honoring Real Time’s Nurses, Clinicians Helping Clinicians

May 6, 2021
When the World Health Organization (WHO) designated 2020 the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife, in recognition of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday, it never could have imagined what nurses around the world would experience during that year. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, WHO has extended the Year of the Nurse into 2021. Today, our country is celebrating National Nurses Day and kicking off National Nurses Week…which has been expanded to the entire month of May![1] Nurses are front and center every day at Real Time Medical Systems, starting with the many nurses we support with our clinical...read more

Refocus on capturing PDPM drivers to improve care, quality and reimbursement

April 13, 2021
With the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccinations in nursing facilities since late December, facilities nationwide have seen  a significant decline in both new cases and deaths among resident populations. Though the decline of COVID-19 cases is very encouraging, many skilled nursing facilities are now facing widespread  systemic issues that the pandemic exposed. Ongoing and dynamic infection prevention and control programs, along  with strong facility policies and procedures for care, remain imperative for successful operations on many metric scales. Staffing ratios and lower occupancy rates also create business challenges that must be reviewed and quantified daily. In  light of the extreme pressures facilities are...read more

Pandemic Intensifies 2021 Post-Acute Care Trends

January 4, 2021
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 finding and hiring qualified job candidates (67 percent), followed by employee turnover (57 percent). The pandemic is further shedding light on the holes in pay and patient care, leaving partners scrambling to find ways to help reduce costs and increase revenue. This comes as no...read more

How St. Joseph’s Health and CareOne bridged the gap between acute and post-acute care: 2 leaders discuss

December 3, 2020
Healthcare organizations are increasingly leveraging data analytics to better collaborate with post-acute networks to improve patient care and reduce total costs. During Becker's Post-Acute Virtual Event session "Care Coordination Panel Discussion: Forging a Successful Partnership Through Data Analytics," two clinical leaders discussed how hospitals and post-acute providers can develop a mutually beneficial partnership. Real Time Medical Systems sponsored the panel, and Phyllis Wojtusik, RN, Real Time's executive vice president of health systems, served as moderator. Panelists were: Helen Ali, RN, manager of clinical transformation at Paterson, N.J.-based St. Joseph's Health Margaret Nolan, vice president of clinical program development at Fort...read more

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