TechnologyInternational Cyberattack Threatens Healthcare Organizations
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are calling for aggressive risk mitigation steps in response to the ransomware attack – “WannaCry” – plaguing businesses and healthcare organizations around the globe.
TechnologyJoint FBI-Homeland Security Report on Russian Hacking Offers Cyber-Security Recommendations
TechnologyMilton and Selfhelp’s Virtual Senior Center
Read how Selfhelp's Virtual Senior Center changed Milton's life.
TechnologyEHRs: CAST Online Tools to Help LTPAC Providers Select Products
LeadingAge's Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) offers a portfolio of free tools designed to help long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) organizations identify electronic health records (EHR) products that might meet their needs.
The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) is leading the charge to expedite the development, evaluation and adoption of emerging technologies that can improve the aging experience. CAST has become an international coalition of more than 400 technology companies, aging services organizations, research universities, and government representatives. Click here for more information.
TechnologyFunding Now Available to Support Health Information Exchange
Long-term/post-acute care providers with electronic health records that meet certain requirements are eligible for incentive payments of $10,000 to connect and contribute data to the State Health Information Network of New York.
TechnologyHealth IT in Long-term and Post Acute Care: Issue Brief
The Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology published this issue brief summarizing the current state of Health IT for long term care providers, available opportunities and challenges, as well as a list of helpful resources.
TechnologyHigh-Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today
Leading Age’s Center for Aging Services Technology (CAST) released a new video titled High-Tech Aging: Improving Lives Today that shows how current technology can facilitate coordinated care and aging in place.