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Liz Palena Hall | August 20, 2012
Today, ONC is posting the Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Roundtable Summary Report of Findings [PDF – 352 KB], which reflects LTPAC stakeholder comments and recommendations from a day-long meeting held in May 2012. The roundtable was held to provide an opportunity for stakeholders to discuss the information needs of LTPAC providers and how these needs could be supported through electronic health record (EHR) adoption and health information exchange.Read Full Post.
Liz Palena Hall | May 3, 2012
As the population of the United States ages, the number of people receiving services in Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) facilities is expected to grow rapidly. LTPAC is characterized by a variety of settings, from complex care in long-term acute-care hospitals to supportive services in the community or home-based care. Compared to the general population, LTPAC patients typically have a wide range of conditions and more complex, longitudinal care needs. Frequent transitions between acute, post-acute, and longer-term care settings are common.Read Full Post.