LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a Home Health Care News webinar, home healthcare industry experts will examine how clinicians can leverage technology to improve patient outcomes and strengthen business operations. Brightree®, a leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance of post-acute care companies, will sponsor the panel on April 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. CDT.
Titled “Leveraging Technology On Your Path for a 5-Star Rating,” the webinar will analyze industry trends associated with the use of technology and how industry leaders are incorporating it into every aspect of their organization in order to streamline operations, retain staff and maintain a high quality of care for patients. Brightree customers Wendy Cofran, CIO of Natick Visiting Nurse Association (VNA), Michael Puskarich, CEO of Kenosha VNA and Elaine Stephens, RN, MPH, FHHC, CEO of Walpole Area VNA will join Diane Link, RN, MHA, director of Clinical Services for BlackTree Healthcare Consulting and Home Health Care News moderator, editor Tim Mullaney, as they teach attendees how to track and trend data that impact patient outcomes and pinpoint unique areas of opportunity to improve business operations.
“Once a leader in technology innovation, the healthcare industry is now scrambling to leverage new technologies to enhance clinical and business operations,” said Wendy Cofran, CIO of Natick VNA. “Modern innovations in technological tools will allow healthcare providers to improve patient care and streamline clinical business models.”
“Effective use of technology can not only help better manage patient care, but it can also have a positive impact on overall operations, including an organization’s 5-star rating,” said Diane Link, director of Clinical Services at BlackTree Healthcare Consulting. “We look forward to partnering with Brightree on this webinar to help educate the industry and explain the impact technology can have on an agency’s overall performance.”
“With such uncertainty surrounding healthcare’s regulatory environment, it is necessary for home health providers to take proactive steps towards identifying how technology fits into their overall business model,” said Matt Mellott, CEO of Brightree. “Those organizations that are technologically prepared for change, whether regulatory or consumer-driven, will be the ones that continue to grow and survive in the coming value-based care environment.”
Brightree is a leading provider of cloud-based software to improve clinical and business performance of post-acute care companies. Ranked one of the top 100 health care IT companies in the U.S., Brightree serves more than 2,200 organizations in the HME, home health, hospice, orthotic and prosthetic, HME pharmacy, home infusion and rehabilitation home care segments. For more information, visit www.brightree.com or call 1.888.598.7797.
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