Home Health Aides Seek Class Action Status in Overtime Lawsuit

A band of home health aides in Illinois is seeking to add more people to a lawsuit claiming their employer wrongly denied them overtime pay. Home health clinician Laura Byrne and three other plaintiffs this month sought class certification in a case against Centegra Health System, a network of four hospitals, physician care locations and specialty services providers, including […]

3 Simple Ways Home Health Can Reduce Hospital Readmissions

It’s no secret that many home health agencies are turning to the latest technology and software to improve patient outcomes and reduce hospital readmissions, but other strategies require getting back to the basics of connecting with patients. “Hospital readmissions are a driving factor in escalated health care costs,” said Rosann Prosser, director of clinical operations […]