Industry News

The Vital Life Foundation Raises $715,772 at 7th annual Bridgetown Bash
Dear CMS: Our questions regarding PDPM
CareSuite by QuickMAR: “Why I Love What We Do”
Surviving a Stroke: Anthony Laflen’s Road to Recovery
Ensuring Compliance in the Ever-Changing LTC Environment
Apr. 27: CMS releases new 2019 Proposed Rule; Consonus is ready
Apr. 26: “Dave Lewis, President of Consonus Healthcare, to Serve as LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group’s Secretary” – SCPC
Consonus Pharmacy introduces a new solution for assisted and independent living communities
Skilled Nursing News: Anthony Laflen, director of data analytics at Consonus Healthcare weighs in on: “As Managed Care Grows, Skilled Nursing Providers Have Leverage”
Partnership with Collective Medical targets hospital admissions
Consonus Healthcare grants 89-year-old’s wish
Providers Choose their own Technology Paths
‘Scale the Strat’ 2018
Top 5 keys to winning managed care
Policy Talk: Acting on Clinical Data to Improve Care
KATU, Feb 14, 2018 – The Vital Life Foundation, in partnership with Wish of a Lifetime, came together to organize a cupid crew delivery at seven local senior living facilities in Portland as well as Northern California. The volunteers, made up of Consonus employees, handed out hundreds of roses locally in honor of Valentine’s Day.
Repeal of the Therapy Cap: A letter to our clients from Tracy Fritts
With Phase II of the new Requirements of Participation (RoP) from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) well underway, it’s a great time for facilities and pharmacy partners to reevaluate steps that have already been taken, and strategize what still needs to be done. Terri Fagan, director of clinical services for Consonus Pharmacy, shares some quick thoughts on a broad range of issues—kind of a Pharmacy Implications 101.
OHCA CARENOTES: Terri Fagan and Melissa Robinett write guest post regarding the importance of fostering open communication channels between nurses and pharmacists
Anthony Laflen, director of data analytics for Consonus Healthcare Services, featured in Provider Magazine’s piece on how “Providers Create Their Own Opportunities: Tight margins, marketplace changes open doors for new business ventures”
Consonus Pharmacy team recognized with Legends award for heroic actions during Northern Calif. fires
Senior Housing News: Jonalyn Brown, our Regional Vice President-Northwest comments on how “Senior Care Providers and Patients Excel When Therapy Is a Game”
KATU: Veterans of World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War, are heading off on a special flight to Washington, D.C. called the “Journey of Heroes.”
Antibiotic Stewardship: At The Heart Of What We Do
CMS regulatory changes limit the use of PRN psychotropic medications
KATU – Veterans Take Flight
August 18, SLP Harrison Olk from Marquis Newberg featured on KGW with his band, Cascade Crescendo
August 4, Mcknight’s: Terri Fagan, director of clinical services at Consonus Pharmacy, weighs in on Medication Management and 5 things we can do better.
The Vital Life Foundation’s Transformative Community Service Program Recognized at LeadingAge Washington Annual Conference
July 19, McKnight’s: “Sector-Specific LTC Pharmacy Data Warehouse Now a Reality”
July 6, Senior Housing News: Phil Fogg Jr. Featured in Leadership Series from Senior Housing News
KGW, Friday, June 23rd: Bryan McFayden joins The Vital Life Foundations at the kick-off of this year’s BridgeTown Bash
The Vital Life Foundation Raises $615,000 at Sixth Annual Bridgetown Bash
Vital Life Foundation Annual Report 2016
Consonus Employee Wins Tacoma Lutheran Employee of the Year
“Journey of Heroes deserves showing, not telling” – McKnight’s
“How to survive the likely shift to bundled payments” – McKnight’s
Consonus Physical Therapist 1 of 1,000 to Complete Certification in Exercise for Aging Adults
“Shot down by the Germans in WWII, Washington County vet visits memorials honoring ‘The Greatest Generation’” – Hillsboro Tribune
KPTV-FOX: “PDX sends off local WWII veterans for honorary trip to Washington D.C.”
Consonus Pharmacy Opens Nevada Location Specializing in Geriatric Care
Teri Ferreira Named Rodney D. Shafer Award Winner
McKnight’s: Laurie Thomas, Vice President of Strategic Development at Consonus Healthcare describes the best part of her day:
Canby Herald: “Ageless Aviation dreams help WWII vets soar”
Forest Grove News Times: “Dream flights honor local veterans”
Wilsonville Spokesman: “Wilsonville vets soar the sunny skies”
Consonus Healthcare Welcomes New Vice-President of Strategic Development Laurie Thomas
The Vital Life Foundation Raises $630k in Fifth Annual BridgeTown Bash
Provider Magazine: “Leveraging Data Can Help Accelerate Change”
Vital Life Foundation Annual Report
The Bloom Project Receives $5,000 From Vital Life Foundation
Melissa Robinett and Terri Fagan Receive PAC Trainer Certification
Meals On Wheels People: The Vital Life Foundation Receives Compassion For Seniors Award
KHQA: “Pittsfield man receives new tricycle from therapy team”
McKnight’s Senior Living: Plymouth Village CCRC partners with Consonus Healthcare for rehab
KATU: “After traumatic brain injury, man returns to slopes on Mt. Hood”
Teri Ferreira appointed to Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
The Vital Life Foundation joins Friends of the Children in Opening Its Newest Mentoring Facility in Gresham
Consonus Healthcare Launches ‘Co-Pilot’, A Data Analytics And Consulting Tool For Skilled Nursing Facilities
Marquis Companies Honored for Good Works
Marquis Companies Named 2015 Partner of Distinction for Keeping Families Close
“World War II veteran greeted with flying colors”
Lodi News-Sentinel: August 9 – “Vienna Nursing and Rehab Center celebrates Backpack to School with science, sundaes”
Bill Chase Takes to the Skies Again
May 11, KGW: “The Vital Life Foundation Helps Portland’s Ronald McDonald House expand”
Las Vegas Review-Journal, April 30: “Foundation sends volunteers to Nicaragua to help teach health care methods”
New York Times: “Recycling Unused Medicines to Save Money and Lives”