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PPCP and CarePort: post-acute care workflows

In CarePort’s thought leadership webinar with Preferred Primary Care Providers (PPCP), the largest independent primary care practice in Western Pennsylvania shared how it struggled to understand real-time events such emergency department (ED) visits, readmissions, and referral patterns from hospitals and post-acute providers because of a reliance on delayed and often incomplete information from electronic medical records (EMRs), claims […]

COVID-19 and the nursing home staffing crisis

Post-acute facilities rely on the labor of 1.2 million health care personnel and support workers. However, the COVID-19 pandemic – which imposed unforeseen demands on nursing home and skilled nursing facility (SNF) staff – a widespread labor shortage, and the Biden administration’s vaccine mandate for long-term care employees have contributed to unprecedented staffing challenges. In […]

Care transitions: 3 major challenges for post-acute providers

In today’s shifting changing healthcare environment made more complex by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, post-acute providers are looking for ways to simplify, streamline, and optimize care transition processes between multiple care settings and community resources. In this blog post, we outline three major care coordination challenges that post-acute providers are facing, and how CarePort’s comprehensive, robust […]

Take Six with Charles Mastin, Principal UX Designer

You’ve been with CarePort for just over a year. Why were you originally interested in working at CarePort? I had just moved from San Francisco to rural Ohio and was beginning to get restless after taking a break from work for a few months. I hopped on LinkedIn and a noticed a post at the […]

What the data tells us: the pandemic’s impact on acute and post-acute care

WellSky recently hosted a webinar with Tom Martin, director of post-acute care analytics at CarePort and Teresa Remy, director of clinical services at LeaderStat. Highlighting CarePort data, Tom reviewed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the acute and post-acute settings – including inpatient volumes, post-acute referral patterns, and patient profiles at the post-acute level […]

Increasing SNF and home health referral volumes with CarePort Referral Management

Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic, many patients who would normally go to SNFs for rehabilitation and recovery following their hospital stay are now instead opting for home health. As we’ve shared previously, discharges to the home health setting grew significantly in 2020; as of March 2021, home health comprised approximately 60% of referrals while SNF […]

Take Six with Nicole Foote, Senior Client Advocate

You’ve been with CarePort for nearly 7 years! How did you learn about the company?  I actually started working at Allscripts right out of college. The company had a new hire program in which they hired 25 new college graduates. I wasn’t really sure what to expect, but I was so excited to get a job! After […]

Addressing social determinants of health with CM Neighborhood

Social determinants of health (SDOH) are defined as conditions in the places where people live, learn, work and play that affect a wide range of health and quality-of life-risks and outcomes. SDOH — such as housing, food security and economic stability — can have a tremendous impact on healthcare outcomes and costs. More than one-quarter (28%) […]

The association between hospital COVID-19 burden and mortality

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many hospitals have faced COVID-19 patient surges ­– and experienced high COVID-19 burden – while others have not ­– and over a year since initial COVID-19 surges in the U.S., many hospitals across the country are actually still overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients. What role has this influx of COVID-19 patients had […]

Take Six with Maggie Rixey, Expert Product Manager

How did you first learn about CarePort and what interested you in working for the company? I was looking to solve important problems in healthcare. I had worked for EHRs before, and while documentation is a necessary evil, I had seen firsthand how it was burning out licensed practitioners – and I didn’t want to be a […]

Building a post-acute network to facilitate patient throughput

Recently, Meher Singh and Molly Shane from UCSF Health presented as speakers for our ongoing post-acute thought leadership series. Singh and Shane explored strategies health systems can employ to build a post-acute network and achieve the Triple Aim—improving the patient experience of care, improving the health of population, and reducing the cost of healthcare—across the […] uses cookies to help ensure the best possible experience for users.