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CMS Announces RCS-I Model Deceleration
During the skilled nursing facility (SNF) open door forum, on March 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) told listeners that the resident classification system (RCS-I), detailed in last year’s advanced notice of proposed rulemaking, ...
1.1 Million More Direct Care Workers Needed by 2030
The NCHWA, part of the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, counted certified nursing assistants, home health aides, personal care aides, and psychiatric assistants/aides as the direct care workforce. It found that workers in this category fill 71% of jobs ...
CAST Supporter, Patron and Associates Convey Industry Impact
Bugos Shares 3 Ways IoT Advances Population Health Management A recent article by Alan Bugos, CAST Commissioner and Head of Technology and Innovation for Home Monitoring at LeadingAge CAST Supporter Philips, was published in CIO Review. "
New Oversight Framework Addresses Digital Health Technologies
Health IT Now (HITN) and the Bipartisan Policy Center have released a new oversight framework for health IT and digital health. Its focus includes electronic health record (EHR) usability, interoperability, safety, security, patient access, and flexible technology to support an evolving health care system. EHR Intelligence ...
CAST Updates Social Connectedness and Engagement Tool and Matrix
CAST has released an updated version of its Social Connectedness and Engagement Technology Online Selection Tool and