[Sponsored] Willis Senior Living Conference

Willis will be hosting their annual Senior Living Conference on November 3rd and 4th, 2015. The conference will be held in Chicago at the Willis Tower and will include a networking dinner and roundtable discussions to allow the group to interact and share best practices. This conference is designed for and by existing Willis Senior […]

Why Senior Living is a Prime Target for Hackers

Just two months into the year and 2015 has already been labeled “The Year of the Healthcare Hack” by cybersecurity experts and national media. But while a massive data breach has yet to target senior living, the industry—like its broader health care peers—is far from hack-proof. It doesn’t matter if a company operates five communities […]

Senior Care Technology: 2012 in Review

Looking back on 2012 senior-care related technology news, the biggest trends have to do with a federally-backed shift to electronic health and medical records and providers utilizing technology to improve their position in the care spectrum as hospitals start forming post-acute care relationships.  The continued emergence of remote monitoring and emergency alert systems that facilitate independent […]

Surviving the Superstorm: Planning Ahead Crucial to Recovery Efforts

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast around Halloween, senior living providers faced communication breakdown, power outages, and flooding as they continued caring for their residents. Some experienced extensive damage, while others counted themselves lucky. Although evacuation is sometimes necessary, keeping senior living residences operational during severe storms by proper preparation can help stem the […]

As More Turn to Electronic Medical Records, Need for Cyber Insurance Emerges

Senior living providers are facing a mounting danger of losing or compromising protected health information (PHI). A Massachusetts hospital made headlines in May after announcing it will end up paying fines and remediation costs of more than $750,000 in a recent data breach settlement following the loss of thousands of consumers’ unencrypted personal and protected […]