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Leverage Software to Drive Capex

October 12, 2018

In senior housing, manual spreadsheets still are the dominant tool for prioritizing and planning capital expenditure projects, but that is changing. Digital tools increasingly are giving senior living executives greater visibility and flexibility in their long-term strategic planning. “Some people still do this the way they did 10 years ago. Inspections and information-gathering are done…

Magazine Article

Closing the Tech Infrastructure Gap at Senior Living Communities

October 11, 2018

Too often, older adults are regarded as unwilling to embrace the myriad advances that technology has brought to the modern-day experience. Gary Patrick, CEO of Hotel Internet Services, a provider of secure wired and wireless internet services for senior living communities, among other properties, said outdated stereotypes of seniors struggling to surf the internet should…


Chronic Care Act Included in Balanced Budget Act May Present Model for Expanding Long-Term Care and Supports

August 20, 2018

Legislation included in the BBA earlier this year may present Congress with a model to expand certain long-term care and supports. Passed with bipartisan support as part of the budget bill approved earlier this year, the “Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2018,” provides Medicare Advantage plans the…


MatrixCare Platform Supports Newly Proposed CMS Requirements for ‘Promoting Interoperability’

April 26, 2018

Bloomington, Minn. – MatrixCare®, the largest long-term, post-acute care (LTPAC) technology provider in the United States and perennial winner of the coveted Best in KLAS award for Long-Term Care Software, is well-positioned with its CareCommunity platform to help LTPAC providers adapt to proposed changes announced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to…


3 Steps for Developing Tech-Enabled Services in Senior Living

March 2, 2018

In order to meet the demands of current and potential residents and their families—as well as attract qualified long-term staff and stave off high turnover—senior living providers are charged with adopting technology that will be attractive to all audiences they serve. Lilian Myers, who leads IBM’s Global Aging Initiative, will be presenting on the Mainstage…

Press Release

Exceptional Speaker Lineup at Argentum Conference to Feature Experts from Leading Brands, Companies

January 26, 2018

(Alexandria, Va.)—This year, the Argentum Senior Living Executive Conference will feature an exciting new format empowering attendees to create individualized learning experiences that drive actionable takeaways. Two unique learning paths will be available, providing opportunities that meet each attendee’s goals, whether to gather ideas and strategies from dynamic speakers or engage with peers in solutions-oriented…

Magazine Article

Tech Trends Aim to Address Aging’s Grand Challenges

January 9, 2018

Senior living executives who attended the Aging2.0 alliance’s 2017 OPTIMIZE tech conference in San Francisco, Calif. in November caught a glimpse of the future—and Senior Living Executive can report that it looks more like “Star Trek” than “Bladerunner.” That means that we’re not likely to have humanoid butlers replacing senior living staff, but rather technologies…


SSA Partners with Veterans Administration for E-Record Exchange

November 10, 2016

The Social Security Administration has launched a new health information technology initiative with the Department of Veterans Affairs enabling all Social Security disability case processing sites to receive medical records electronically from all VA site

Research Article

Argentum, Aging2.0 Partner on Survey to Examine Technology Use

June 2, 2016

Argentum is pleased to partner with Aging2.0 to conduct the 2016 Senior Care Innovation & Technology Use Survey to advance a greater understanding about how senior care organizations from across the care continuum are approaching innovation and implementi


Study: Memory Care Caregivers Unaware of Assistive Technologies

February 17, 2016

Memory care caregivers are interested in using emerging new technologies to help them with offering excellent care, but awareness of technologies currently available to them is relatively low, according to a new study published in the journal Gerontechnol


HHS Releases Updated Health IT Strategic Plan

September 23, 2015

The Department of Health and Human Services in concert with more than 35 partners has released a newly updated Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020.


Government Seeks Input on Health IT Strategic Plan

January 13, 2015

The government is seeking in put on the Federal Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020. The Office of the National Coordinators for Health IT is accepting public comments on a draft version of the plan.

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