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 […]

Benefits of the In-Home Care Franchise Model in a Post-COVID World

The last 10 months for in-home care providers brought challenge upon challenge — most of which arose as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Care providers across the industry took heroic measures to make it through the crisis, from personal protective equipment (PPE) procurement to navigating social-distancing requirements and managing staff on a remote […]

[Sponsored] How Surescripts Is Envisioning a Faxless Health Care Future

In most industries, the fax machine is considered out of date — and has long since been replaced by email, text messages and other faster modes of communication. Yet in health care, the fax machine is still largely considered standard due to its encryption of sensitive patient information and ability to transfer that information under […]

[Sponsored] Questions and Answers: How to Prepare for EVV in 2021

Mandated under the 21st Century Cures Act, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is finally coming to fruition for many organizations starting January 1, 2021. With the effective date rapidly approaching, many agencies are still asking questions. “States and providers are still in the thick of EVV implementation,” says Courtney Martin, EVV expert of technology solutions provider […]

Aging Media Announces Future Leaders Awards Class of 2020

Aging Media Network today announced this year’s Future Leaders Awards honorees, recognizing high-performing employees who are shaping the next decade of care delivery across the senior housing, skilled nursing, home health and hospice industries. The 2020 awards program is sponsored exclusively by PointClickCare Technologies, the leading cloud-based software platform for the senior care market today. […]

[Sponsored] 4 Tips to Proving Outcomes for Hospice Palliative Care

As the post-acute care landscape shifts to a value-based payment landscape, all post-acute care types are tasked with developing ways to demonstrate outcomes. This is true for home health care and skilled nursing under the new payment models taking effect in 2019 and 2020 under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), but also […]

[Sponsored] How Technology Can Optimize Cash Flow, Workflow Under PDGM

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is being touted as the biggest change confronting home health providers in years. As agencies analyze their historical data to project the Medicare reimbursement impact they will realize once the new structure takes effect in 2020, some are anticipating a boost to business, while others are projecting a decline. Either […]

[Sponsored] How Interoperability is Leading the Charge To Integrated Home Health Care

As the home health environment shifts toward value-based care, and Medicare Advantage enrollment rises among Medicare beneficiaries, so too does the importance of technology that can help in-home care providers adapt to this new landscape. Yet technologies that simply serve a function, or even several functions, will be hard pressed to assist their users effectively […]

[Sponsored] How Documentation Technology Drives Patient, Staff Safety at Point of Care

In-home care, technology is often touted for its ability to improve operations and streamline information exchange. But in addition to administrative functions, point-of-care documentation can also be a boon to health care quality and patient safety — as well as the safety of staff members. Patient safety and quality of care In-home care, technology has […]