Five Star Senior Living Successfully Implements Electronic Health Records

NEWTON, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Five Star Senior Living, one of the nation’s leading senior living and
healthcare services providers, announced today the full implementation
of electronic health records (EHR) at The Gardens of Scottsdale, a
continuing care retirement community in Scottsdale, Arizona. Five Star
intends to continue to implement EHR in all of its continuing care,
assisted living and memory care communities as well as its skilled
nursing communities. The use of electronic medical records in the senior
living and healthcare settings has many documented benefits, including
efficient communication among healthcare providers and improved
documentation of the resident’s condition. “Our goal is to advance
communication and strengthen relationships between care providers and
physicians, while reducing re-hospitalizations ultimately creating the
best possible experience for our residents, staff and partners,”
commented Scott Herzig, Five Star’s Chief Operating Officer.

About Five Star Senior Living
Five Star Senior Living is a
senior living and healthcare services company. Five Star operates over
270 senior living communities. These communities include independent
living, assisted living, continuing care retirement communities and
skilled nursing communities. Five Star is headquartered in Newton,
Massachusetts.

Contacts

Five Star Senior Living
Rob Poyas, 617-796-8266
Vice
President, Sales & Marketing
rpoyas@5SSL.com