McKnight’s Announces Senior Living Tech Award Winners

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Applied technology makes new headway in this sector

McKnight’s is pleased to announce the Senior Living winners of its 2018 McKnight’s Technology Awards contest.

“In the highly competitive senior living sector, applied technology is becoming both a differentiator and a game changer,” said John O’Connor, Editorial Director for McKnights. STANLEY Healthcare was the event’s Platinum Sponsor. MatrixCare sponsored the Senior Living track.

The 2018 contest offered 10 categories for senior living communities. Winning entries described the technology involved, how it was used -- and most importantly, the benefits that resulted. An independent panel of experts selected Gold, Silver and Bronze winners for each category.

The 2018 winners in the senior living care track are:
Quality Award: Hillcrest Health Services (Gold), Regency (Silver), Garvey Manor (Bronze)
Dignity Award: Spectrum Retirement Communities (Gold), Edgemere (Silver), Maplewood Nursing Home (Bronze)
High Tech/High Touch Award: The Christian Village at Mason (Gold), Lutheran SeniorLife (Silver), The Palace Group (Bronze)
Innovator of the Year Award: Chicago Methodist Senior Services (Gold), LCB Senior Living LLC (Silver), The Goodman Group (Bronze)
Transitions Award: Sunrise Senior Living (Gold), Asbury Communities (Silver), Maison Jardin Senior Living Community (Bronze)
Keep It Super Simple Award: FutureCare Cherrywood (Gold), Affinity Living Group (Silver), Radiant Senior Living (Bronze)
Training Award: Mercy Ridge Retirement Community (Gold), Augustana Care (Silver), Home Rehabilitation Network (Bronze)
Safety Award: Bickford Senior Living (Gold), United Methodist Communities (Silver), Carlton Senior Living (Bronze)
Marketing Award: Windsor Healthcare (Gold), Park Creek Independent Living (Silver), Royal, Regal, and Palms of Largo Campus (Bronze)
Activities Award: Charlie's Place Activity and Respite Center (Gold), The Maplewood Nursing Home (Silver), Trezevant Episcopal Home (Bronze)

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McKnight’s is a media, branding and technology company with editorial offices in Northbrook, IL. It is owned by Haymarket Media. McKnight’s serves skilled care and senior living professionals by providing the news, information, perspective and insight they need to succeed. Its annual Technology Awards competition recognizes operators who are harnessing technology to better serve residents and their business interests.

STANLEY Healthcare is the leader in safety and security solutions for senior living, with a track record of continual innovation to deliver greater value to senior living communities and the residents they serve. It pioneered electronic wander management with the WanderGuard system, now in its latest generation with the innovative WanderGuard BLUE solution, which leverages IoT technologies such as Bluetooth Low Energy and a mobile application for programming. The Arial solution has evolved from wireless emergency call to become a comprehensive platform for resident safety and security, integrating a wide range of other systems and offering an analytics dashboard for communities to benchmark and measure performance. Most recently, STANLEY Healthcare has partnered with Accushield to offer the Accushield® touchscreen visitor sign-in system.

Current and multi-time winner of the prestigious Best in KLAS for Long-Term Care Software award, MatrixCare is the complete solution for growing organizations that need to successfully manage risk in care delivery across the LTPAC spectrum. Trusted by more than 13,000 facility-based care settings and more than 2,500 home care, home health and hospice organizations, MatrixCare’s solutions help ACOs, skilled nursing and senior living providers, life plan communities (CCRCs), and home health organizations to connect, collaborate and prosper as we migrate to a fee-for-value healthcare system. In addition to purpose-built EHR components for any LTPAC care-setting, MatrixCare also includes solutions to systematically increase clinical quality: Enterprise Analytics, robust Clinical Decision Support and the industry’s first Care Coordination platform to create a true, person-centric, e-longitudinal health record and enable LTPAC providers to

Contact: John O’Connor, McKnight’s Editorial Director
Phone: (847) 559-2884

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