If you want to know your employees’ commitment to their jobs, don’t ask them if their salaries are fair, ask them about purpose and connection. Purpose in their work predicts whether your employees…
2023 home care predictions, part II: Technology and regulations
Mar 02, 2023
Home care in 2023 is expected to assume a new shape, largely influenced by industry developments centered on technology and new legislation.
The importance of engaging seniors with primary care
Feb 16, 2023
The spectrum of what can be done to proactively address seniors’ health starts with access to primary care.
Meeting the needs of Hispanic seniors through online learning
Feb 14, 2023
As the older Hispanic population grows, it becomes increasingly important to meet their unique needs and provide them with the resources and support they need to thrive as they age. One solution that has…
The costs of avoidable emergency room visits
Bethany Doran, MD
Feb 07, 2023
Gaps in the medical system can cause unnecessary emergency room visits.
2023 home care predictions, part I: The personal approach
Feb 02, 2023
There’s little question that demand for home care will continue to surge for the foreseeable future. The aging population, of which nearly one-quarter will be over 60 by 2050, and value-based payment…
More effective post-acute care starts with these three things
Jan 19, 2023
It’s a new year, which means many of us are thinking about what’s ahead in 2023 for the healthcare industry. One thing is clear: The future of post-acute care relies on finding new, innovative ways…
Add technology to your holiday caregiving strategy
Dec 22, 2022
Caregivers of all stripes are facing unprecedented stress, and technology offers solutions that can not only help alleviate their burden, but also raise the spirits of seniors this season. But technology’s…
Breaking the logjams that delay patient access to home medical equipment
Dec 20, 2022
When healthcare providers prescribe home medical equipment for patients in need of post-acute care or managing a chronic illness, it’s critically important these patients can receive their prescribed…
Home health is ripe for digital empowerment
Dec 14, 2022
Higher labor, benefit and administrative costs in the wake of the pandemic are continuing, squeezing already thin operating margins. A labor cost survey1 of the Partnership for Quality Home Health…
How to craft audience-centered messaging
Dec 08, 2022
In the 20 years we’ve been working with clients, one of the biggest mistakes we have seen companies make time and time again is that they make their messages all about them. Home care and elder companies…
CMS final rule offers some relief for home health — not enough
Nov 22, 2022
While home health providers are pleased that CMS recognized their concerns, the final rule fails to address the underlying methodology for calculating behavioral assumptions and budget neutrality.
Should you add palliative care as a transitional care program?
Amy Rose, RN, MSN
Nov 17, 2022
Home healthcare organizations considering adding a transitional palliative care program should first evaluate their current census.
Get ready for 4 ‘aging in place’ market trends
Nov 10, 2022
This is the golden age of older people. Between 2020-2060, the number of people age 65 and older is expected to skyrocket from 56 million to nearly 95 million, amounting to a whopping 69% increase.[i]…
Finding success with value-based payment models
Oct 25, 2022
There are five steps providers can take to achieve success with value-based payment models.
Using data to maximize HCBS for our most vulnerable
Oct 20, 2022
The rising cost of home- and community-based services combined with a growing population of individuals living with intellectual and developmental disabilities has made it difficult for states to meet…
How to bring primary care to the homebound
Oct 18, 2022
The increasing number of homebound Americans and growing realization that patients do better in their homes are combining with technological advances to drive a shift toward primary care in the home.
Let’s elevate the role of home care caregivers
Oct 13, 2022
Low pay is one of the primary factors that keeps people from taking home healthcare and nursing aide jobs.
Why the future of dialysis is under your own roof
Michael Aragon, MD
Oct 06, 2022
The pandemic spawned a variety of new habits — mask wearing, constant hand washing and an embrace of telehealth. With all that virus-dodging came a much-needed acceleration in shifting toward healthcare…
How to overcome the 4 most common onboarding challenges
Sep 29, 2022
A poor onboarding process can result in high turnover and lead to low employee morale. To combat this, it is important to understand how to overcome some of the most common onboarding challenges.