CareNotes

The Benefits of Dictation and Transcription Solutions for A Facility

August 5, 2022
This is a guest article by Brent Lauinger, the EVP of business development of Cascade MD, and OHCA Business Partner. As organizations come out of the pandemic, there’s no question there will be obstacles to overcome as they try to get businesses back to pre-pandemic levels. Perhaps the hardest hit industries are skilled nursing and... Read More
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Notarizing a Document 101 – Capacity

July 7, 2022
This is a guest article from Jeff Uhler, owner of Snap Notary, an OHCA business partner. In long term care settings, a document may require notarization for a family member, but what does that process look like? The main function of a notary is to be an impartial witness in a legal proceeding and to... Read More
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OHCA Staff Spotlight: Nicolette Reilly

June 30, 2022
Nicolette Reilly is OHCA’s new Senior Vice President of Quality. She provides OHCA members with guidance around regulatory compliance and operational best practices and is an integral part of OHCA’s public policy, professional development, workforce enhancement, and quality service efforts. Nicolette comes to OHCA with an extensive background in long term care leadership and operations... Read More
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Planning a Remodel in an Uncertain Market

June 14, 2022
This is a guest article from Jake Sly, Director of Business Development at R&H Construction, an OHCA business partner.  If there’s anything companies have learned during the past two years, it is that nothing is the same as it used to be. In the country and local neighborhoods, folks continue to have to adapt to... Read More
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Coping After Recent Mass Shootings

May 25, 2022
Earlier this week, a Texas gunman killed 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, a community that is predominantly Latino. Uvalde was the deadliest school shooting in the U.S. since a gunman killed 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, in December 2012. The tragedy... Read More
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MedBest Announces Expansion of Senior Living Interim Talent Division

May 18, 2022
MedBest Recruiting, a senior care executive search firm, is pleased to announce that they have expanded their Interim Talent Solutions Division to meet the ever-growing demand for interim leadership. With long term care experiencing a massive workforce crisis and leadership burnout, requests for interim executive leadership have skyrocketed and MedBest is prepared to handle the... Read More
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2022 Spring Expo Highlights

April 26, 2022
With more than 400 provider registrants along with our staff, volunteers, exhibitors, and sponsors, the in-person part of the OHCA 2022 Spring Expo, held at the Salem Convention Center on April 21, 2022, was a huge success and filled with great energy and valuable educational trainings. We loved being able to connect with long term... Read More
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OHCA Staff Spotlight: Lori Mueller

April 7, 2022
Lori Mueller oversees all finance, accounting, human resources, IT, and office administration at OHCA. She plays a pivotal role in shaping OHCA’s opportunities for growth and impact on the industry. Before joining OHCA, Lori worked as CFO for the investment firm Arnerich Massena and as vice president of finance and administration for the OHSU Foundation.... Read More
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Portland Laboratory Announces Mobile Phlebotomy and Laboratory Testing Services

March 25, 2022
This business partner news update is from Kashi Clinical Laboratories, Inc., an OHCA business partner.  Kashi Clinical Laboratories, Inc. is pleased to announce the launching of General Diagnostic Testing and Phlebotomy Services. The newly launched services will provide phlebotomists experienced in the long term care setting to create a positive patient experience.  Once collected, samples... Read More
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Tuition Reimbursement: A Caregiver Retention Tool for In-Home Care

March 16, 2022
This is a guest article by Aaron Dun, the senior vice president of marketing for CareAcademy, an OHCA business partner. CareAcademy provides home care and home health agencies with a best-in-class online education platform that delivers engaging video-based classes and real world scenarios that walk through aspects of the caregiver experience.  For home care agencies... Read More
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