The State of Training in Home-Based Care: Key Takeaways

As the home-based care industry adapt to an increasingly challenging workforce environment, many operators are focused on differentiating themselves from their competitors so that they can attract and retain talent. Training has quickly jumped to the forefront as a notable strategy for care providers to stand apart, especially as they look to other industries for […]

Retaining Home Health Clinicians: 3 Steps to a Culture of Productivity

With staffing pressures mounting, home-based care providers must rethink their approach to long-term engagement of their clinical staff. While many organizations have taken short-term measures to alleviate staffing shortages and turnover, those that are able to make lasting, cultural changes will be best served well into the future. For some successful providers, the key is […]

How Seniors Helping Seniors Chose a New Training Partner

Training is built into the onboarding and compliance process for most home-based care organizations, but not all training programs are alike. Particularly for franchises that have a network of partners aligning around a standard of care, a consistent training platform can be a boon to operations. Further, as the caregiver population ages, ease-of-use and accessibility […]

Why Value-Based Care Begins with Quality Education

Caregiver training is a valuable tool for employee retention and satisfaction. But it is also a critical factor in improving care delivery. This can lead to other positive outcomes such as increased client satisfaction and a strong reputation. Organizations that understand the connection between training and quality care will not only serve their staff, but […]

Value-Based Purchasing: Is Your Agency Ready?

Value-based care is a continuing focus in home health care, and 2022 brings another massive change as CMS completes its nationwide rollout of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing (HHVBP) model, now in all 50 states. Agencies in the nine states subjected to the HHVBP test demonstration that began in 2016 have already had several years […]

Key Tips For Stronger Home-Based Care Compliance in 2022

With new rules and regulations from Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) to a full rollout of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Program (HHVBP), the home health care landscape is ever-changing, with industry leaders consistently challenged to maintain compliance. With added pressures due to staff shortages, leaders today need to ensure they are on top of meeting […]

FUTURE Talks: A Panel Discussion with Forcura

This article is brought to you by Forcura. The article is based on a live Q&A session with Forcura Founder & CEO Craig Mandeville, and Medalogix President & CEO Elliott Wood at the HHCN FUTURE event in Chicago held on September 30, 2021. The interview has been edited for clarity.     Home Health Care News: We’re […]

Fast Forward with Ben Zaniello, Chief Medical Officer, PointClickCare

In this Fast Forward interview, Home Health Care News sits down with PointClickCare Chief Medical Officer Ben Zaniello to learn about the top ways health care professionals are using integrated care coordination solutions to improve health outcomes across the entire care continuum. He also shares insight into the shift from cures to prevention, and he […]

Fast Forward with Mandira Singh, SVP & GM, Acute and Payer Markets, PointClickCare

In this Fast Forward interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Mandira Singh, PointClickCare SVP of Go-to-Market and Operations for Acute and Payer Business, to learn about the key technologies and practices driving the marriage of consumer, patient and individual profiles in home health care. During the conversation, Singh also explains how the pandemic […]

3 Keys to Combating Nurse Burnout in Home Health Care

Nurse burnout has long been a challenge for home health care companies, as care delivery in the home comes with certain expectations and requirements that may not be typical of other care settings. But in many ways, the COVID-19 crisis that began in early 2020 made in-home care even more challenging for nurses and other […]