National Reports and Roadmaps

This page highlights national and state level reports, roadmaps and whitepapers produced by CAST.

  • Strategic IT Planning Portfolio: CAST  released Strategic IT Planning for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Providers: A “How To” Workbook to help LTPAC executives incorporate information technology (IT) into their organization’s overall strategic plans.
  • Medication Management Portfolio: The online selection tool allows users to pick the basic requirements they need in a Medication Management system from a set of 7 major categories of functionalities to get a short list of products that meet those requirements.
  • Telehealth Portfolio: The online selection tool allows users to pick the basic requirements they need in a telehealth or remote patient monitoring (RPM) system from a set of 12 major categories of functionalities to get a short list of products that meet those requirements.
  • EHR  Portfolio: The online selection tool allows users to pick the basic requirements they need in electronic health record (EHR) from a set of 10 major categories of functionality to get a short list of products that meet those requirements.
  • Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Portfolio: The online selection tool allows users to pick the basic requirements they need in a Functional Assessment and Activity Monitoring Technology from a set of 11 major categories of functionalities to get a short list of products that meet those requirements.
  • Shared Care Planning & Coordination Portfolio: LeadingAge CAST produces and publishes a comprehensive portfolio of hands-on resources that help providers understand, plan for, select, implement, and adopt the appropriate technology while advocating for innovative care models.
  • CAST Updates Case Study Collection from 2011 (June 2015); CAST has updated its 2011 collection of case studies about pioneering aging services organizations that implemented technology-enabled services and supports. The new collection is called Lessons Learned While Preparing for the FUTURE: Revisiting the Accomplishments of Technology Pioneers in the Field of Aging Services.
  • Aging Services Technology Study: Report to Congress: This report to Congress provides a systematic framework for considering the existing evidence supporting the effectiveness of a diverse array of Aging Services Technologies (AST), information pertaining to ASTs that are under development, and those that are available outside of the U.S., thereby fulfilling the legislative mandates stipulated in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
  • Ziegler CFO Technology Survey: Over the past year, senior living providers invested in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructures more than any other technology, according to a Ziegler CFO HotlineSM survey conducted in December 2016. The study, conducted with input from LeadingAge CAST, gathered feedback on technology spending among senior living organizations. It also revisits similar polls from 2014 and 2012.
  • The LeadingAge Ziegler 150 (LZ 150): Lists the largest nonprofit systems providing aging services through senior living in the United States, by order of their total owned market-rate units. 
  • Preparing for the Future: This collection of case studies highlights the impressive work being carried out by pioneers in the field of aging services.
  • State of Technology Reports: This report presents definitions of aging-services technologies, the caregiver network and stakeholders in the care process. The report presents a vision for technology-enabled care along with a review of available and under development safety, health and wellness and social connectedness technologies and their value to different stakeholders. Finally, the report presents the barriers outlined to the proliferation of these technologies.
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