Healthcare IT News October 28, 2020
The not-for-profit senior living and healthcare provider is preventing more falls, decreasing mortality and morbidity, increasing frequency of consultative services, and much more.
United Methodist Communities, headquartered in Neptune, New Jersey, is a faith-based, not-for-profit senior living and healthcare provider. With more than 110 years of continuous operation, the organization has grown to 13 locations offering independent, residential and assisted living; Tapestries Memory Care; respite; rehabilitation; long-term care; Bridges Hospice and Palliative Care; affordable senior housing; and live-in and in-home personal care through HomeWorks.
United Methodist faced two different problems: One was falls in its skilled nursing environment and the other was effective telehealth visits for residents.
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