Healthcare IT Today November 17, 2022
At some point in our lives—perhaps many points—we will pass through a long-term or post-acute care (LTPAC) facility. But these facilities are afterthoughts in our health care system, and were excluded in particular from the huge digitization of health care triggered in the United States by the 2009 HITECH act and 2010 Affordable Care Act.
In this video, you can hear about the technologies and regulations needed in LTPAC from Bill Charnetski, Executive Vice President, Health System Solutions and Government Affairs at PointClickCare.
Even though skilled nursing facilities, long-care homes and retirement facilities are highly regulated, Charnetski says that regulators don’t really understand the industry’s needs. CMS and ONC, long focuses on acute care, have tried to apply the lessons...