Alcohol Screening Tools

India B. Carson, RN, MSN Clinical Product Specialist Primary care providers often screen their patients for a variety of conditions, including alcohol use.  Screening is not the same as…


PACE Programs Amid COVID-19

Audrey Ward, RN, MBA Clinical Account Executive As we roll into the third month of COVID-19, the world is becoming a very different place, and moving at a very different pace in all manner of…


National Nurses Week Is Extra Meaningful This Year

Deborah Keller, RN, CMCN, CCM, CPHQ Chief Executive Officer  Each year, May 6-12 is designated as National Nurses Week, a time to recognize, celebrate and honor all the dedicated caregivers who are…


What is a PACE program?

India B. Carson, RN, MSN Clinical Product Specialist The PACE Model of Care began in the early 1970’s when the Chinatown-North Beach community of San Francisco saw a need for long-term care services…


Rapidly Transitioning to a Remote Workforce

Steven Michaelis Director of Client Success “I’ll see you on the other side of this thing,” I said to a few colleagues on my way out of the office last week. Like so many other…


New Innovative Medical Breakthroughs that Are Changing Healthcare

Pat Stricker, RN There are so many changes in healthcare that it is hard to keep up with all the new treatments, therapies, medications, procedures, and medical equipment that are being…


Tips on How to Successfully Select and Implement an Electronic Health Record

Pat Stricker, RN Selecting and implementing a new electronic medical record (EMR)  or electronic health record (EHR) is a huge project for any organization. These are large systems used…


Post Fall Managed Care Forum (FMCF) 2019

Deborah Keller, RN, BSN, CMCN, CPHQ Chief Operating Officer As a provider of managed care software, each year I determine which conferences TCS will participate in as a vendor. This is a…


Physician and Nurse Involvement Is Critical in EHR Selection and Implementation

Debb Keller, RN, CMCN, CCM, CPHQ Chief Executive Officer Pat Stricker, RN, MEd Senior Vice President   I frequently hear some “older” physicians and nurses complaining about electronic…


How to Recognize a Phishing Attack

Pat Stricker, RN Last month’s article, Healthcare Data Breaches: Their Frequency, Impact, and Cost, discussed the overall impact that cybersecurity breeches are having on healthcare. Healthcare…