Grit Daily covers the importance of technology and digital health sharing Lifesprk’s ELR as one example. In the article, the reporters shares how “senior citizens are valuable part of society and important to the lives of many people. However, the care they are receiving does not reflect such a statement. In a world where technology has taken over many aspects of life, nursing homes are sadly not in a position to offer the same digital access and devices that are available to most of the world.
The technology of the future is just as important for the success of nursing homes. As nursing homes see an influx of people in the coming years, technology must be developed to keep pace with higher elderly populations. Technology such as Lifesprk: Electronic Life Record, is aimed at analyzing medical profiles for each patient and creating predictive models. These models also take into account social and economic factors to comprise a full picture of the individual’s lifestyle.
Medicare Advantage Must Booth Health – And Fiscal Responsibility
May 3, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
With all the noise lately on President Biden’s campaign to overhaul Medicare Advantage, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, put pen to paper sharing his opinion on the subject. His thoughts were picked up by MedCity News. In the article Joel said, “Done properly, Medicare Advantage should produce lower costs to taxpayers and better outcomes for patients. […]
How Acuity, Labor Shortages, Regulation Are Transforming Nursing Home Clinical Teams
April 28, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In article in Skilled Nursing News, reporter Amy Stulick, writes about how those in the industry continue to adapt amid a historic workforce shortage and higher acuity patients, nursing staff are having to adapt in new ways. All nursing levels, and even dietary and housekeeping staff, need to work together to ensure a facility is […]
HIPAA Reform Should Protect Patients, Scale Back Silos Around Medical Data
March 24, 2023Meaghan Puglisi
In an opinion piece featured in Healthcare Dive, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, argues for an update of HIPAA that acknowledges an advanced technology landscape and scales back healthcare data silos. This conversation is getting a lot of buzz in Washington as congress looks to pass a bill which calls for a commission to review existing state […]