Johns Hopkins Home Care Group Using Education to Combat the Workforce Shortage

Johns Hopkins has earned a reputation as a world-renowned health system, but it’s also on the cutting-edge of home-based care and medicine with its multi-service home care provider, Johns Hopkins Home Care Group. And one of the provider’s current top objectives: addressing the industry-wide workforce shortage through a number of recently launched programs. Johns Hopkins […]

Payers See Home Health Providers as ‘Commodities,’ Industry Leaders Say

Home health care is still not being recognized for its inherent value in reducing hospitalizations and curbing health care costs by payers, which often view providers more as commodities than trusted partners.  “Where are we in home health?” Bruce Greenstein, chief strategy and innovation officer at LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) said Monday during a […]

Beyond Readmissions: Inside One Health Network’s Home Care Initiative

Reducing medical expenditures and lowering hospital readmission rates are only part of the equation when it comes to one health network’s all-encompassing home care initiative. More than anything, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is focused on maintaining control over the quality of care and services delivered once patients leave the hospital, made possible through […]

Health Network Saves $5 Million Through Home Care Program

Amid a significant push to reduce hospital readmission rates and as new reimbursement initiatives unfold, one Pennsylvania health network has ramped up its home care program to better streamline its services, saving millions of dollars in the process. Pittsburgh-based Allegheny Health Network (AHN) launched its Healthcare@Home program last year. Since then, AHN boosted its service offerings […]