“Electronic Health Records Technology” Webinar a Success

Discover the role of electronic health records technology in long-term care with ProviNET’s EMR Expert, Joe Velderman :: ProviNET’s live webinar presented last week on June 5, 2013, hosted by Care Innovations, was a great success! Attendees from 34 states discovered the role of technology in long-term care and how electronic health records can benefit

EMR Technology expert Joe Velderman speaks about EHR/EMR – Webinar June 5, 2013

Join Joe Velderman, ProviNET’s EMR technology expert, as he sheds light on the differences and benefits of EHR and EMR. Tinley Park, IL (May 28, 2013) ProviNET Solutions, a full-service IT company that offers a comprehensive spectrum of technology products and services for senior living facilities throughout the United States recently, announced that Joe Velderman,

Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Initiative

Illinois Medicare-Medicaid Alignment – Managed Care in the State of Ilinois The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and State of Illinois are establishing a Federal-State partnership to implement the Medicare-Medicaid Alignment Demonstration to serve individuals eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid. This Federal/State partnership includes contracting with “Demonstration Plans” from Managed Care organizations

ProviNET Solutions exhibits at LeadingAge Michigan on May 20-May 22

A Leading Provider of Healthcare IT Solutions Participates in Leading Age Michigan Annual Conference and Tradeshow Tinley Park, IL (May 13, 2013) ProviNET Solutions is a full-service IT company that offers a comprehensive spectrum of technology products and services for senior living facilities throughout the United States. Born from a long-term care provider, ProviNET is

ProviNET Solutions achieves the Microsoft Silver Server Platform Competency

May 7, 2013 (Tinley Park, Illinois) ProviNET Solutions’ is proud to announce that we are now a “Microsoft Silver Server Compliant Partner”.  To earn a Microsoft Silver Competency, an organization’s staff must complete a rigorous set of tests to prove their level of technology expertise, have the right number of Microsoft Certified Professionals, submit customer

Considerations for EMR Implementations

In today’s long-term care industry, providers are diligently working to implement electronic medical record (EMR) solutions. While the cornerstone of an EMR implementation is the software that drives functionality and business processes, researching and finding an EMR package to fit an organization’s requirements is just one of the areas to consider when rolling out EMR.

Illinois Medicaid is scheduled to move to a new payment system

Illinois Medicaid is scheduled to move to a new payment system in January 2014 or before. The new methodology uses a 48 RUG grouper system. The 48 Medicaid RUG categories fall into seven major groupings. Rehabilitation: This is a new category for long term care that requires a minimum of skilled therapy days and minutes

Choosing the right solution when upgrading your healthcare wireless network

LANS, WANS or Mobile Broadband As the healthcare industry prepares for the 2015 U.S. Governmental EHR/EMR Compliancy, long-term care communities are finding it necessary to upgrade or add an enterprise wireless network to their facilities to assist in support this change. Sorting through the technologies available and understanding the pros and cons of each can

Transitioning from outsourced billing program to in-house centralized billing program

Revenue cycle management and financial outcomes are tied directly to efficient information sharing between clinical and operational systems and financial systems. Having a clearly-defined process for sharing this information beginning before admission at pre-registration and following through to admission, treatment, discharge, and finally billing will provide the most successful results. A typical revenue cycle strategy

Live-feed web camera installed at Victorian Village to monitor new construction

Victorian Village, a senior retirement community in Homer Glen, IL, has a new rehabilitation construction project underway, and their campus is adding 3 new skilled nursing buildings to add to their continuum of care services. These “small house” buildings will be the first of their kind in Illinois, so naturally this project is drawing a