An innovative and responsible care organization will promote quality for residents of long-term care facilities
TACOMA, Wash., October 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sound Long-Term Care Management (SLTCM), a new responsible care organization (ACO) specifically for Medicare long-term care beneficiaries, is thrilled to partner with PointClickCare Technologies, a platform cutting-edge healthcare technology enabling meaningful collaboration and access to real-time information, to bring Virtual Health to its network of participating facilities. SLTCM aims to improve the quality of long-term care residents, some of Medicare’s most complex and acute patients, who have historically been overlooked or excluded from values-based programs.
“Improving quality and access to care for long-term residents is an urgent issue for our country. Low reimbursement, staff shortages and increasing acuity push us to respond to their needs,” says Jesse Parks, CEO of SLTCM. “Our ACO offers long-term care physicians, nurse practitioners and facilities a new opportunity to improve quality and provide more coordinated care for this population with on-site resources, 24/7 access 7 days to physicians and point-of-care workflow tools to improve PointClickCare’s virtual health is an essential part of our solution.”
Virtual Health offers the industry’s only telemedicine solution fully integrated into the nurse’s workflow to ensure ease of use. By streamlining operations through a sophisticated level of integration into existing workflows, care teams have access to shared patient records and can reduce administrative tasks and focus on what matters most: patient care. . Due to its proven clinical effectiveness and ability to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations, SLTCM plans to offer fully subsidized virtual health services to eligible NFCs participating in the COA.
“As the long-term care industry’s leading technology partner, PointClickCare is committed to helping our partners thrive in an ever-changing healthcare landscape,” says Travis Palmquist, senior vice president and general manager of senior care at PointClickCare. “Our integrated virtual health program delivers expert, on-shift medical care to long-term care patients whenever they need it with the click of a button, avoiding the adverse outcomes that have historically challenged this population. We are excited to partner with SLTCM on a solution that can rapidly transform care for our long term care partners and industry. »
SLTCM’s first performance year begins on January 1, 2023, with more than 500 participating clinicians caring for long-term residents at more than 750 facilities. For more information on sound management of long-term care, click here. To learn more about PointClickCare’s virtual health offering, click here.
About the sound management of long-term care
Sound Long-Term Care Management, an accountable care organization, is committed to improving clinical outcomes for one of Medicare’s most vulnerable populations – residents of long-term care facilities. Our vision is to transform long-term care by helping our physician and provider partners deliver unparalleled quality and cost-effective outcomes to their patients. Our commitment to delivering exceptional care is rooted in decades of strong clinical leadership and technology-enabled performance management expertise.
About PointClickCare Technologies
PointClickCare is a leading healthcare technology platform enabling meaningful collaboration and access to real-time information at any stage of a patient’s healthcare journey. PointClickCare’s unique platform spans the continuum of care, supporting proactive, holistic decision-making and better outcomes for everyone. More than 27,000 post-acute long-term care providers and 2,700 hospitals use PointClickCare today, enabling care collaboration and value-based care delivery for millions of lives around the world. North America.
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