[Upcoming Webinar] How Personal Care Agencies Can Improve Health Outcomes

Date: May 16Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now The health care industry is undergoing transformative change as the entire ecosystem recognizes the impact of non-clinical factors on health outcomes, quality of life and overall cost. Functional limitations and social determinants related to health outcomes have an exponential effect on costs for complex chronic populations.  […]

[Upcoming Webinar] How Personal Care Agencies Can Improve Health Outcomes

Date: May 16Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now The health care industry is undergoing transformative change as the entire ecosystem recognizes the impact of non-clinical factors on health outcomes, quality of life and overall cost. Functional limitations and social determinants related to health outcomes have an exponential effect on costs for complex chronic populations.  […]

[Upcoming Webinar] How Personal Care Agencies Can Improve Health Outcomes

Date: May 16Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTRegister Now The health care industry is undergoing transformative change as the entire ecosystem recognizes the impact of non-clinical factors on health outcomes, quality of life and overall cost. Functional limitations and social determinants related to health outcomes have an exponential effect on costs for complex chronic populations.  […]

Chronic Conditions Cost US Economy More Than $4.5 Trillion

The overall economic burden associated with diabetes, heart disease, dementia and other chronic medical conditions in the United States now adds up to more than $4.5 trillion, a new report has found. While already staggering, that economic burden is projected to double within the next three decades as well, propelled by the wave of aging […]

ClearCare Launches Home Care Tool for Tracking Condition Changes, Hospitalizations

Online home care platform ClearCare announced Monday the launch of a new tool for helping home care agencies better handle client condition changes and track hospitalizations. San Francisco-based ClearCare currently provides caregiver scheduling, billing and other software solutions to more than 4,000 home care agencies in total, including several of the industry’s largest. Its latest […]

How Home-Based Care Companies Can Minimize Their Insurance Premiums

The health care industry is experiencing an increase in the severity and frequency of insurance claims — and the home-based care sector is no exception. Despite the threat of increased costs, agencies can drive down their premiums by adding automated systems and implementing periodic caregiver screenings. “Profit margins are generally not very padded [for home […]

ClearCare Co-Founder Spearheads ‘Best Workplaces in Aging Services’ Project

When Fortune magazine publishes the inaugural “Best Workplaces in Aging Services” list in September 2018, don’t be surprised if private duty and home health companies make a good showing. “It’s incredible to see home health companies scoring very well—we had one get as high marks as companies like Google in some areas,” Jacquelyn Kung, who […]

How Home Care Companies Can Get Caregivers to ‘Stay’

The reality of talent shortage—marked by high turnover and challenges recruiting and retaining top talent—continues to plague the home care industry. In fact, among the 600-plus home care providers surveyed in Home Care Pulse’s 2017 Home Care Benchmarking Study, 77% of participants consider “caregiver shortage” a top industry threat, according to Home Care Pulse Founder and […]