Standard IT infrastructure usually consists of hardware that includes servers, computers, data centers, switches, hubs, and routers. It also includes software, which encompasses an array of applications, and networks that provide the access to the Internet. IT infrastructure also requires people to provide the planning, design, maintenance, and support for IT.
Today’s senior living spaces require a well-planned infrastructure that includes network-optimizing appliances and advanced wireless design to effectively and securely connect networks while also integrating voice, video, and data needs. Front-end UI/UX software development, sensor integration, server, storage and networking technology, advanced routing, and switching capabilities are also key for organizations that want to stay ahead of their competition and offer the highest levels of care and service. Continue reading “What Kind of Infrastructure Does Senior Living Need?”
Having an effective healthcare data management solution can be crucial for increasing profit margins, improving retention, and attracting new residents to a senior housing operation.
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Senior living providers are always striving to do it better: Better dining experience, better social moments, better resident safety. Perhaps most significant is the effort to provide superlative quality of care.
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Value based healthcare is built on the premise that better care provided earlier ultimately prevents more costly care later. This is especially important with adults over 65, because seniors incur the greatest portion of healthcare costs in the United States.
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Today’s senior living communities are against what seems to be a rock and a hard place: To attract Baby Boomers, these communities must compete in the market by having innovative, modern properties. But to do so will require investments in technology. How can this added expenditure be sold to the board when finances are already tight?
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Medicare, Medicaid, and the Older Americans Act, as well as the 80th anniversary of Social Security. To recognize the importance of these programs and to highlight new actions to support Americans as they age, in July, the Obama Administration held the White House Conference on Aging.
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In traditional medical practice, doctors work in silos. A general practitioner rarely knows what a specialist is doing, and one prescribing physician may not know what pills another doctor may be dispensing to a patient.
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