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Digital front doors helping to address physician shortages

Physician recruiting and staffing is continuing to become more challenging for assisting living, skilled nursing and other long-term care facilities of all sizes. In the face of mounting physician shortages, nurse and provider burn-out and changing patient expectations, alternative forms of healthcare delivery, such as telehealth, are becoming more important for addressing critical gaps in access to care.

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3 ways tech use during pandemic will change long-term care forever

With major vaccination programs completed and visitation restrictions easing, life at long-term care facilities across the country is inching toward looking more like its pre-pandemic self. But even when COVID-19 is not a daily threat anymore, its effects will linger — in a positive way — through the use of technology that will change the industry forever.

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