Aetna Medicaid’s Edie Calamia: Seniors want care on their terms
Jul 07, 2022
ordinate care for some seniors who qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. In this McKnight’s Newsmakers podcast, she talks about moving health home and the role social determinants of health will...
Home care works to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s
Jun 27, 2022
On June 21, the home care industry joined with other aging services providers to support the Alzheimer’s Association’s The Longest Day initiative.
Recruitment starts with leadership, 1821Health founder says
Jun 23, 2022
Rusty Holman, M.D., is trying to fill what he thinks is a serious leadership void in healthcare today. In his leadership roles at LifePoint Health and Cogent Health, he found a disconnect between leadership...
Proposed hospice payment increase ‘not enough to keep up,’ Banach of NHPCO says
Jun 16, 2022
The fiscal year 2023 proposed hospice payment rule’s provisions on equity and quality are exciting, Edo Banach, president and CEO of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, told McKnight’s...
Dementia simulation house helps caregivers step into patients’ shoes
Jun 13, 2022
Through goggles, headphones and gloves, the house allows visitors to experience how someone lives with the disease’s alterations to their sight, sound and touch.
Mobile health vans deliver care to underserved communities
Jun 06, 2022
A Wilmington, DE, healthcare organization has rolled out mobile health services vans to bring care where people need it most throughout the state.
Hospice in the Pines CEO Demetress Harrell: Leadership requires compassion and social responsibility
Jun 02, 2022
As a 2022 inductee to McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor, Demetress Harrell, CEO of Lufkin, TX-based Hospice in the Pines, brings a unique perspective to the hospice industry. In a podcast,...
McKnight’s Newsmakers podcast: Joel Theisen, CEO, Lifespark
May 26, 2022
Nutrition, transportation and social engagement are equally important. Lifespark CEO Joel Theisen talks to McKnight’s Home Care Daily Pulse about the importance of addressing social determinants...
McKnight’s Newsmakers podcast: Howard Gleckman, Senior Fellow, Tax Policy Center
May 19, 2022
An aging population colliding with a severe workforce shortage is creating a crisis for the home care industry. In this Newsmakers Podcast, Howard Gleckman, senior fellow at the Brookings-Urban Tax Policy...
Home care workers are stressed; here’s how to help
May 16, 2022
After three years of working amid a global pandemic, healthcare workers, including those working in the home care, home health and hospice industries, are burnt out and experiencing continuing anxiety...