‘Innovators Will Succeed’: Why Home-Based Care Agencies Need to Start Adapting to the New Normal

Both during and after the COVID-19 crisis, success will favor the innovators. Providers that can adjust their business operations accordingly and keep up with the sweeping regulatory changes will have a massive advantage moving forward. Conversely, those resistant to the new, post-coronavirus normal run the risk of being left behind. “The easy prediction is that […]

Voices: Joe Held, Chief Technology Officer, Forcura

This article is sponsored by Forcura. In this interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Forcura Chief Technology Officer Joe Held to learn about his career journey to the world of post-acute care technology, how Forcura is adapting to the new operating landscape under the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and the COVID-19 remote workplace, […]

Voices: Craig Mandeville, CEO and Founder, Forcura

This article is sponsored by Forcura. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sits down with Forcura CEO and founder Craig Mandeville to learn about the gaps he saw in the referral and order management process that led him to found his company, how home health providers are tapping into data to address the […]

Home Health Executive Forecast: 2020 Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

From the monumental Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) and the unexpected pre-payment phaseout to the expanding Review Choice Demonstration (RCD), 2019 was a whirlwind year for the home health industry. Those three regulatory hurdles — and other changes — likely set up an even more chaotic year in 2020. Home health industry insiders and top executives […]

WellSky Partners with Forcura; HealthStream Teams Up with Medline

WellSky partners with Forcura WellSky, a health and community care technology company backed by TPG Capital, has partnered with Forcura. Under the partnership, WellSky clients will have access to Forcura’s intake and referrals management tools, care team coordination and orders tracking. “This integration automatically tracks orders and eliminates the need to manually fax orders. Forcura […]

[White Paper] Optimizing Intake & Orders Management for PDGM

While intake and orders management are already keys to home health agencies’ success, these processes will become even more critical with the onset of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) come Jan. 1, 2020. As traditional home health payment units move from 60 days to 30 days in length, the case-mix complexity escalates. Managing time, scheduling […]

[White Paper] Optimizing Intake & Orders Management for PDGM

While intake and orders management are already keys to home health agencies’ success, these processes will become even more critical with the onset of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) come Jan. 1, 2020.  As traditional home health payment units move from 60 days to 30 days in length, the case-mix complexity escalates. Managing time, scheduling […]

Home Health, Hospice Lack Data Sharing Standards

Patient data often lives in silos, making it difficult for home care and hospice providers to coordinate care, a new report has found. The 2018 State of Connectivity report, commissioned by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and sponsored by post-acute technology provider Forcura, surveyed industry executives and experts about the barriers they face in data […]

Business Briefs: HealthSouth, Amedisys

HealthSouth Increases Credit Revolver HealthSouth Corporation (NYSE: HLS) has amended the credit agreement governing its senior secured credit facility, increasing its revolver to $700 million from $600 million. HealthSouth is one of the nation’s largest post-acute care providers, offering both facility- and home-based services in 36 states and Puerto Rico through inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home […]