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On-site care, data and Dr. Bill Thomas: Lifesprk’s CEO talks about the company’s $30 million tech investment on the way to a new model

Minneapolis-based Lifesprk recently acquired 35 Tealwood Senior Living communities, bringing them under Lifesprk Senior Living. Lifesprk CEO Joel Theisen recently shared with McKnight’s Senior Living the company’s vision to bring people to services, not services to people, using technology and artificial intelligence. Dr. Bill Thomas, Lifesprk’s independence officer, is a key architect in designing the holistic model that will deliver this new experience.

FocusOn Briefs: Information technology

The National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care has acquired senior living industry market analytics platform VisionLTC, and together they have formed a new company called NIC MAP Vision that will include NIC’s NIC MAP Data Service. The new company will provide “significantly deeper and broader data for industry stakeholders,” NIC said. Prime Care…

COVID-19 fueling surge of data, reporting demands

Documenting everything from finances to resident care is front and center in the efforts of long-term care administrators and operators this year. The reason? Infection control. Thanks to the pandemic, this area of operations is undergoing revolutionary changes, according to information technology executives.

FocusOn Briefs: Medication Management

Following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use approval of the nation’s first COVID-19 vaccines, Kaiser Family Foundation analyses have emerged showing which states and cities are in need of the most vaccines to target initial priority populations. States with the highest percentages of priority populations as a share of total adults included North Dakota,…

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