The LCS Health Services Division Podcast
Episode 122: NIFS Episode Series Part 2-Leveraging Social Media to Promote Fitness and Lifestyle Programming

Episode 122: NIFS Episode Series Part 2-Leveraging Social Media to Promote Fitness and Lifestyle Programming

March 4, 2020

In the second part of our series with The National Institute for Fitness & Sports (NIFS), Tony Galvan, Director of Health & Wellness for LCS and Emily Davenport, Director of Fitness Management for NIFS are joined by Kara Gootee-Robinson, Assistant Director-NIFS Fitness Management.  The conversation focuses on how senior living communities can maximize social media and blogging to message the benefit of their wellness and fitness programs.

Episode 121:  PDPM The First Four Months – What We’ve Learned

Episode 121: PDPM The First Four Months – What We’ve Learned

February 20, 2020

Laura Franco VP/Director of Post-Acute Regulatory Strategy and Michele Kramer, Therapy Quality Assurance Specialists discuss the top three coding areas that providers are missing under PDPM along with strategies to assist staff in capturing the appropriate care items.

Episode 120:  NIFS Episode Series Part 1-Kickoff Conversation

Episode 120: NIFS Episode Series Part 1-Kickoff Conversation

January 30, 2020

The National Institute for Fitness & Sports (NIFS) has been an industry leader in providing fitness management services for senior living communities.  LCS and NIFS have been partnering for over 15 years and throughout that time we’ve seen residents and communities benefit tremendously from having them in place.  

As experts in the field of not only fitness, but overall well-being, we’re excited to launch an episode series featuring Emily Davenport, Director of Fitness Management for NIFS.  Along with Tony Galvan, Director of Health & Wellness for LCS, a variety of topics will be discussed including programming best practices, wellness strategies and the overall leveraging of community lifestyle programs to make a difference in the lives of residents while providing communities with differentiation and a competitive edge.   

Episode 119:  Social Media and HIPAA Privacy

Episode 119: Social Media and HIPAA Privacy

January 8, 2020

Laura Franco, VP/Director of Post-Acute Regulatory Strategy, LCS, discusses Social Media and HIPAA Privacy in the Healthcare Setting with Attorney Jo Ellen Whitney, Davis Brown Law Firm.

Episode 118:  Conversation with Caremerge

Episode 118: Conversation with Caremerge

December 10, 2019

Tony Galvan, Director of Health & Wellness for LCS, sits down with the leadership at Caremerge to talk through a variety of topics.  With resident engagement, tech-based solutions remaining a top priority for senior living providers, it was great to catch up with Nancy Koenig, CEO; Kim Kessler, VP Product Strategy; Josh Studzinski, VP Marketing and Mary Giangrasse, VP Client Success.  It was great to hear how they feel this space continues to evolve and what it takes to effectively implement and sustain technology within senior living communities.

In addition to reintroducing us of some of their core solutions such as Community and Family Engagement, we discussed some of the latest offerings such as Caremerge Voice, In-Room TV Channel and Community Digital Display.

Episode 117: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 4

Episode 117: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 4

November 12, 2019

Blake Gillman, VP/Director of Post-Acute Services for LCS, has a conversation with Caresse Criss, Client Service Representative at McKesson Medical, in the final part of a 4-part series intended to introduce services that McKesson provides outside of ordering medical supplies.  Part 4 focuses on customer service for onboarding, ongoing support and emergency support.

Episode 116:  Public Policy – Part 5, Partnering with State Associations (with LeadingAge Florida)

Episode 116: Public Policy – Part 5, Partnering with State Associations (with LeadingAge Florida)

October 18, 2019

In the next episode of the Public Policy series, Steve Bahmer, President and CEO of LeadingAge Florida speaks to Dan Merriman, Senior Compliance and Public Policy Analyst about the ways that a state association advocates for the senior living industry. There ae a number of ways communities can leverage their association for advocacy and Steve and Dan walk through opportunities such as boards and committees, capitol days, and hosting legislator visits. A special thanks to the Toby & Leon Cooperman Sinai Residences Boca Raton for hosting a successful policy forum on senior living!

Episode 115: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 3

Episode 115: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 3

October 9, 2019

Blake Gillman, VP/Director of Post-Acute Services for LCS, has a conversation with Matthew Callen, Sr. Technology Consultant at McKesson Medical, in part 3 of a 4-part series intended to introduce services that McKesson provides outside of ordering medical supplies.  Part 3 focuses on the Orbitz charge capture system that is focused on revenue generation and the value this solution holds for communities and residents alike.         

Episode 114: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 2

Episode 114: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 2

September 27, 2019

Blake Gillman, VP/Director of Post-Acute Services for LCS sits down with Veronica Crawford, Clinical Support Manager for McKesson Medical in part 2 of a 4-part series intended to introduce services that McKesson provides outside of ordering medical supplies.  Part 2 focuses on the wealth of educational resources that are available from a clinical standpoint.

Episode 113:  Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 1

Episode 113: Informational Series with McKesson Medical-Part 1

September 19, 2019

Blake Gillman, VP/Director of Post-Acute Services for LCS sits down with Jeff Ward, Field VP for National Accounts for McKesson Medical in part 1 of a 4-part series intended to introduce services that McKesson provides outside of ordering medical supplies.  Part 1 focuses on custom packaging and shipping of resident specific supplies.