How to become a Medicare-certified home health agency
May 17, 2022
Becoming a Medicare-certified home health agency requires strict adherence to the rules of the Medicare program.
Shift to aging in place has become a multibillion-dollar opportunity
May 03, 2022
There are massive opportunities for better aging and the organizations and investors in this sector.
The home health aide shortage is the biggest healthcare staffing issue
Apr 28, 2022
The nursing shortage is top of mind for many of us these days. But the shortage of home health aides poses a more pressing problem for healthcare.
Why in-depth training is the key to retaining therapists in home health
Apr 26, 2022
By elevating therapists’ training and development programs, employers can bring talented practitioners back into the profession — and keep them there.
How technology is addressing challenges within home care
Apr 21, 2022
Technology is helping organizations become more efficient, enhance their communications and streamline their data collection and regulatory compliance capabilities.
Why your home health patients need a social worker’s perspective
Amy Garlett Smith
Apr 12, 2022
We listen and discover what people need, we anticipate who they should speak with, and we leave them better than we found them.
High-quality education can alleviate the staffing shortage
Apr 07, 2022
Education is the golden key to unlocking recruitment opportunities within home care and home health.
Optimizing medication safety: A potential tailwind for PACE
Mar 03, 2022
With the growing demand for home- and community-based services comes opportunities to reduce costs for the programs and improve participant health and well-being by reducing medication risk.
Medical waste considerations for a new age in at-home care
Feb 15, 2022
While home care relieves some pressures on hospitals, it has created new safety challenges with medical waste generated in unregulated settings.
Telehealth technology should be easier for seniors to use
Feb 10, 2022
A growing number of clinical organizations and home care companies are realizing the benefit of telehealth capabilities for senior patients.
5 ways to make home ‘longevity-ready’
Jan 27, 2022
The end goal is simple. It’s about deploying innovative solutions that enable older adults to lead safe, healthy and independent lives. Fortunately, there is significant science to guide us today.
How to overcome telehealth challenges in hospice
Jan 20, 2022
The strong relationships that are often forged between the hospice clinical team and the patient and their family are more difficult to establish and maintain when using telehealth.
It’s time to rethink home care
Jan 18, 2022
With COVID-19’s continued impact and new variants such as omicron on the rise, providing more comprehensive in-home post-acute care for seniors is more important than ever.
3 strategies to help seniors age in place longer
Jan 13, 2022
For those desiring to age in place, a little planning in advance can make the difference between living many more years at home and being forced to take up residence in a nursing home. Here are some practical…
Tech helps bring senior living care home
Jan 04, 2022
Fortunately, senior living management technology has advanced over the last several years to meet many home care challenges.
5 reasons home care needs to add tech to its caregiver arsenal
Dec 16, 2021
When COVID-19 arrived home care agencies jockeyed service offerings while inventive companies pivoted to technology to stay viable. Here are why these moves were significant.
Diabetes management and home care: Why cellular-enabled RPM technology offers solutions
Nov 30, 2021
With cellular-enabled glucose monitors, providers have immediate access to their patients’ glucose readings and trends over time and can effectively monitor and manage their health in real-time.
You don’t need a search party to find the financial benefits of training your staff
Nov 23, 2021
If you don’t appreciate the financial payoff of staff development, you risk underinvesting in employees, which makes their decision to leave easier.
How radar technology can transform the future of home care
Nov 18, 2021
New advancements in radar technology have the potential to make the greatest impact on home care.
Stop wasting time, money and customer satisfaction on incomplete forms
Nov 16, 2021
Remote access for electronic form completion and signatures will help drive productivity, profitability and customer value.