McKnight's Technology Awards

McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards

2020 Technology Awards

John Knox Village wins Tech Awards Gold for sensing possible falls with AI, machine vision

Looking to reduce falls in its short-term rehabilitation unit, life plan community John Knox Village of Lee’s Summit, MO, became the first long-term care facility to use an artificial intelligence platform equipped with machine vision and sensors to achieve its goals. The community now plans to roll out the technology across the entire campus.

Juniper Communities wins Tech Awards Gold with website making Virtual Connections

When real estate investment trust LTC Properties approached Juniper Communities, one its operators, back in March offering support at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a bright idea virtually popped into the head of Juniper founder and CEO Lynne Katzmann, Ph.D. That bright idea has won Gold in the activities category of the Senior Living track of the 2020 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

Fellowship Community’s Magical Memory Table takes Tech Awards Gold

Fellowship Community’s Lisa Vercusky had been looking for new ways to engage with memory care residents when an online search at home led her to a tool common in Europe but virtually unheard of in the United States. The Magical Memory Table the team cobbled together over the next year is the Gold winner in the Quality category of the Senior Living track of the 2020 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

Final Tech Awards entry deadline is today

The annual contest, a joint program of McKnight’s Senior Living and sister McKnight’s Long-Term Care News, recognizes providers that convey how technology — simple or advanced — has improved care and operations in their organizations. There is no cost to enter.

McKnight’s Tech Awards entry deadline is one week away

July 24 is the submission deadline for the 2020 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards, a joint program of McKnight’s Senior Living and sister McKnight’s Long-Term Care News. There is no cost to enter.
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6 weeks remain to enter the 2020 McKnight’s Tech Awards

The 2020 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is accepting entries for six more weeks, through July 24.The competition features two tracks — one for senior living, and one for skilled nursing — with six categories each.

2019 Technology Awards

The Moments embraces technology to win Gold as Innovator of the Year

Devotion to technological innovation helped The Moments, a 32-suite memory care community care in Lakeville, MN, win the top prize in the category of Innovator of the Year in the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.
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Quality winner: Ganzhorn Suites earns Gold in McKnight’s Tech Awards

The Ganzhorn Suites, a highly specialized memory care assisted living community in Powell, OH, aims to set new standards for Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Its proprietary real-time locating system, which is designed to promote both safety and independence, has earned the community a Gold award in the Quality category of the Senior Living track of the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards.

Your opportunity to share and learn about technology in senior living

Has your community used technology to improve care or operations in the past year? If yes, the 2019 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards program is here to give your organization the opportunity to obtain the recognition it deserves. And a free webinar this week will help you learn about technology while earning a continuing education credit.

2018 Technology Awards

Hillcrest, Gold award in Quality category in the Senior Living track

Hillcrest, Mercy Ridge named Gold winners in McKnight’s Technology Awards

A Montessori dementia care program and the use of technology to communicate with residents and staff are the Gold winners in the Quality and Training categories, respectively, of the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Hillcrest Health Services and Mercy Ridge Retirement Community are the winners in these categories.
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Chicago Methodist, Bickford earn Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

Communities that use a virtual reality staff training program and a unified nurse call and wander management system are the Gold winners of the Innovator of the Year and Safety categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Chicago Methodist Senior Services and Bickford Senior Living are the respective winners in these categories.
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FutureCare, Christian Village win Gold in McKnight’s Tech Awards

The use of flash cards that remind people of information vital to their recovery, and the use of an accessible piece of exercise equipment, have led to awards in the Keep It Super Simple and High-Tech / High-Touch categories in the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. The winners in these categories are FutureCare Cherrywood and Christian Village Communities, respectively.
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Windsor Healthcare, Charlie’s Place capture Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

An internally developed app to foster family engagement, and the use of technology designed to improve resident quality of life, were the focus of Gold Award winners in the Marketing and Activities categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence Technology Awards. Windsor Healthcare and Charlie’s Place Activity and Respite Center are the winners in these categories.
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Sunrise, Spectrum earn Gold in McKnight’s Technology Awards

Programs that ease the move-in process for residents and staff and that create “legacy messages” for residents have captured Gold Awards in the Transitions and Dignity categories, respectively, in the Senior Living track of the 2018 McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards. Sunrise Senior Living and Spectrum Retirement Communities are the winners in these categories.

Recognizing senior living tech success

The hard part was implementing technology to improve care and operations. The easy part is entering the McKnight’s Excellence in Technology Awards to try to get recognized for it. The deadline is this Friday.

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