When putting together an effective technology strategy, many senior housing communities are turning to healthcare IT consultants, and for good reasons. These professionals not only understand the latest systems, but also bring with them knowledge about best practices, scalability, training, and an understanding of healthcare-specific regulations.
Senior housing may face a range of business challenges, from increasing competition to changing resident expectations. It takes creative management to address these issues. On the operational side, there are a number of hurdles that require not just good business savvy, but also sophisticated healthcare IT solutions.
A technology roadmap does more than create a list of tech assets and services. With a roadmap in place, a senior living organization can gain a comprehensive, structured approach to technology, for both immediate needs and long-term goals.
Innovation in senior living is gaining momentum, but technology is evolving rapidly. A comprehensive, well-planned infrastructure should be scalable and cost effective to support the technology of tomorrow. Discover the importantance of planning for the future with your IT investments today in the infographic below.
Innovation in senior living is gaining momentum, but technology is evolving rapidly. A comprehensive, well-planned infrastructure should be scalable and cost effective to support the technology of tomorrow.
As senior housing operators know, technology options abound when it comes to software, hardware, devices, and infrastructure. Choosing the best IT services to bring them all together can be challenging, since you need to balance the needs of residents and staff. But there’s one more group to keep in mind when putting services in place: regulators.
Perhaps your senior living organization has invested in a technology infrastructure upgrade, complete with the latest health apps and monitoring services. But without seamless connectivity, those dollars may not be as well spent as you might think.
For some senior living organizations, technology infrastructure, equipment, and services are put in place during new construction. But for others, it can be tricky to determine when a technology roadmap is truly required.
A new year is on the horizon, which gives senior care executives the opportunity for a clean slate and the chance to take a look at the expense and revenue column in the budget. Operating costs can be big or small, but even cutting the small ones can make a substantial impact at year’s end. Senior care communities can lose money without an executive even noticing it until it is too late. Here are some strategies to control operating costs and stop unnecessary spending.
Senior living operators who focus on the health and happiness of their residents above all else will find they tend to succeed in most other aspects of the business, as well.