The CMS Rule for admission, discharge and transfer (ADT) notification for condition of participating (CoP) went into effect May 1, 2021. The rule signals the industry’s attempt to open the communication door between health systems and the post-acute downstream provider team, which is part of the larger, more encompassing Interoperability and Patient Access Rule; it […]
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Healthcare organizations are working fervently to meet the new May 1, 2021 deadline put in place by CMS for automated notifications. This new rule states hospitals must send electronic event notifications of a patient’s admission, discharge and/or transfer (ADT) to another healthcare facility, provider or practitioner. Failure to comply and meet this new industry standard […]
As the healthcare industry focuses on returning to a better post-pandemic normal, connecting providers and care teams throughout the care continuum is one critical lesson learned that many in the industry realize must be a focus moving forward. To explore how the right technology can help providers collaborate, John Nebergall, senior vice president and general […]
Plan Now for the COVID-19 Resurgence and Flu Season – Learn How Simple Changes to Sharing Patient Data Can Yield Better Health Outcomes
As we enter the fall flu Season and resurgence of COVID-19, coupled with the uncertainty and distribution of a new vaccine, patient data sharing for better continuity of care has never been more important for the accuracy of a longitudinal record and proper care delivery. Long-term post-acute care facilities must adopt practices that allow for […]
One third of primary care doctors are never notified that their patient was admitted, and studies indicate a ten-fold increased risk of hospital readmission for patients who are not seen by physicians within 30 days of discharge. Lack of care coordination leads to poor health outcomes. The new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) applicable 5/1/21 require […]