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Natural Disasters and LTPAC Facilities: Preparing for a Hurricane (Part 1 of 4)

Natural Disasters and LTPAC Facilities: Preparing for a Hurricane (Part 1 of 4) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  2017 was a year filled with natural disasters. While many people lost homes, businesses, and even their lives, policies and procedures for evacuation and emergency management preparedness saved numerous lives and mitigated the potential for even more significant damage. However, nursing... http://lintechsoftware.com/natural-disasters-hurricane-part-1/
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ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC Regulations: What Won’t Change

ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC Regulations: What Won’t Change | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Despite a major blow to their repeal attempt in the U.S. Senate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – Republican lawmakers have vowed to keep pushing towards healthcare reform. While their general goals entail making changes to Medicaid and Medicare... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/aca-repeal-ltpac-regulations/
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ACA vs. ACHA vs. LTPAC Round 1: Payments and Reimbursements

ACA vs. ACHA vs. LTPAC Round 1: Payments and Reimbursements | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Note: this is the first part of an ongoing series looking at potential effects that the transition from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – to the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA) – also known as Trumpcare –  will have on the elderly... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/aca-vs-acha-vs-ltpac-1/
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How the Republican Healthcare Plan Could Change Care for Seniors – Part 1

How the Republican Healthcare Plan Could Change Care for Seniors – Part 1 | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  With a new Republican-majority house, senate, and executive branch, it is clear that there will be many changes to current healthcare laws, practices, and regulations as they currently exist. Despite the rejection of the initial effort to overturn the Affordable Care Act (ACA) –... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/republican-health-part-1/
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Reimbursement Based on Transparency and Accountability: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 3 of 4)

Reimbursement Based on Transparency and Accountability: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 3 of 4) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Despite the political turmoil surrounding the recent election, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, is still very much in place and will probably be for at least some time as lawmakers hash out revisions to some of the plan’s components. However, many components will s... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/reimbursement-based-transparency-accountability-changes-ltpac-reimbursements-affordable-care-act-part-3-4/
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Value, not Volume: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 1 of 4)

Value, not Volume: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 1 of 4) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  As the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, grows from abstract concepts and lists of rules and regulations and enters its infancy, healthcare providers and LTPAC facilities are going to start seeing short-term and long-term effects of the plan, specifically with regard to... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/value-ltpac-aca-part-1-of-4/
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Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility: The Technical Safeguard Components (Part 4 of 5)

Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility:  The Technical Safeguard Components (Part 4 of 5) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Now that we have mentioned the first two components of a cyber security policy (administrative and physical) in the previous blogs, it is time to address the third, and arguably the most crucial, component of a cyber security policy for an LTPAC facility – the technical... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/the-technical-safeguard-components/
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Cyber Security Policy for your LTPAC Facility: the Administrative Safeguard Components (Part 3 of 5)

Cyber Security Policy for your LTPAC Facility:  the Administrative Safeguard Components (Part 3 of 5) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  As discussed in the previous blogs, a cyber security policy is crucial for any facility operating within the LTPAC industry.  While physical security components are the first line of defense against physical cyber intrusions, a second crucial layer is to develop a comprehensive plan ... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/the-administrative-safeguard-components/
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Creating a Cyber Security Policy for your LTPAC Facility (Part 1 of 5)

In today’s digital age, almost everything is electronic:  medical records, documentation, communication, files, and more.  In the LTPAC industry, you deal with sensitive and confidential information on a daily basis, whether it is patient files, employee records, payment information, or internal ... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/creating-a-cyber-security-policy-for-your-ltpac-facility-part-1-of-5/
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Only $0.41/Bed/Day with COMET™ LTPAC Special

Only $0.41/Bed/Day with COMET™ LTPAC Special | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
    FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, LINTECH offers its COMET™ LTPAC Special for the lowest rate.  This offers you the best LTPAC software system, also consistently viewed as the “Best Value for Your IT Needs”, for the lowest rate ever!   But you need to act fast – this exceptio... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/only-0-41bedday-with-comet-ltpac-special-2/
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The Latest on MDS 3.0

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is planning to expand the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 by implementing new or refined MDS coding items, as part of its intention to move towards value-based Medicare payment system. In the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) Proposed Payment System... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/the-latest-on-mds-3-0/
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Semantic Interoperability

As we saw in the last article, structural and operational interoperability allow healthcare systems and providers to communicate with one another, yet there were still major challenges with regard to efficiency, redundancy, security, accuracy, and speed. Even when healthcare providers are able... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/semantic-interoperability/
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Commercial Emphasis of Interoperability

In a previous article, we discussed how various professional organizations and government entities define interoperability. Industry organizations and commercial vendors typically have their own definitions of interoperability that emphasize the specific goals, operations specifications, and... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/vendor-definition-interoperability/
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ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC Technology Standards

ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC Technology Standards | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  In our previous blog, we discussed the main aspects of LTPAC operations that were not likely to change in the event of a new or modified Republican healthcare plan: namely quality of care and privacy laws at a state and federal level. Another aspect that is not likely to change is that... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/aca-repeal-ltpac-tech-standards/
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ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC, Round 2: The Fight for Medicaid

ACA Repeal Attempts and LTPAC, Round 2: The Fight for Medicaid | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  As the healthcare debate heats up and despite recent losses, the Republicans prepare to regroup and present another set of plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare.  One of the biggest challenges will be numerous citizens fighting for... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/aca-repeal-medicaid/
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How the Republican Healthcare Plan Could Affect the LTPAC Industry – Part 2

How the Republican Healthcare Plan Could Affect the LTPAC Industry – Part 2 | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  As we mentioned in our last piece, the gradual repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – also known as Obamacare – has significant potential to affect how seniors plan for and manage their healthcare.  The long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) sector has the possibility of... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/republican-health-part-2/
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Demonstrating Benefits of Information Technology: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 4 of 4)

Demonstrating Benefits of Information Technology: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 4 of 4) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  In today’s world, almost everything is automated and computerized. While technology certainly makes lives easier for LTPAC employees, it also provides a great number of benefits for LTPAC facilities and providers to remain in compliance with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and ensure that r... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/demonstrating-benefits-of-information-technology-changes-in-ltpac-reimbursements-under-the-affordable-care-act-part-4-of-4/
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Financial Disclosure: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 2 of 4)

Financial Disclosure: Changes in LTPAC Reimbursements Under the Affordable Care Act (Part 2 of 4) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  In our previous blog, we discussed how the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare, included changes to physician reimbursements, specifically with tethering the value and quality of services provided to reimbursements. While defining quality may seem ambiguous, the act makes... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/value-ltpac-aca-part-2-of-4/
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Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility: Sample Cyber Security Policy (Part 5 of 5)

Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility: Sample Cyber Security Policy (Part 5 of 5) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Now that we have addressed the three major components of a cyber security policy (physical, administrative and technical) in previous blogs, we can now use the components discussed in each blog to create a comprehensive outline of a sample cyber security policy for your LTPAC... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/cyber-security-policy-for-your-ltpac-facility-sample-cyber-security-policy-part-5-of-5/
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Americans Live Longer Than Ever – It's All About Good Genes

Americans Live Longer Than Ever – It's All About Good Genes | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  Nowadays, a record number of Americans gets to celebrate their 100th birthday and even live beyond that age, as was recently published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  In 2014 more than 72,000 centenarians lived in the USA (of which 80% were females), ... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/americans-live-longer-than-ever-its-all-about-good-genes/
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Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility:  The Physical Safeguard Components (Part 2 of 5)

Cyber Security Policy for Your LTPAC Facility:  The Physical Safeguard Components (Part 2 of 5) | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
  As we discussed in the previous blog, a cyber security policy is crucial for any facility operating within the LTPAC industry. It is vital that there is a policy in place to deal with security issues and standards surrounding hardware, software, patient files, employee records, payment... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/the-physical-safeguard-components/
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Happy Holidays from LINTECH!

Happy Holidays from LINTECH! | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
The LINTECH team wishes you a joyous holiday season and a wonderful New Year!   http://www.lintechsoftware.com/happy-holidays-from-lintech/
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Only $0.41/Bed/Day with COMET™ LTPAC Special

Only $0.41/Bed/Day with COMET™ LTPAC Special | LTPAC Interoperability | Scoop.it
    FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY, LINTECH offers its COMET™ LTPAC Special for the lowest rate.  This offers you the best LTPAC software system, also consistently viewed as the “Best Value for Your IT Needs”, for the lowest rate ever!   But you need to act fast – this exceptional ... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/only-0-41bedday-with-comet-ltpac-special/
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Building Blocks of Interoperability

By now we have gained a more thorough understanding of the concept of interoperability. We have started learning its importance and uses, especially those relevant to the LTPAC industry. However, there are some essential features, or “building blocks” that are required to have a system that not o... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/building-blocks-interoperability/
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Three levels of health information technology interoperability

Interoperability is a complex concept involving multiple regulations, standards, vocabularies, software, hardware and users which oftentimes are spread out over geographic regions and companies taking part in caring for a LTPAC patient. For this reason, it is essential that a system, or systems,... http://www.lintechsoftware.com/three-levels-health-information-technology-interoperability/
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