Upcoming Webinar: Hospice Data Analytics — Mining for Gold

Date: January 15, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm CSTRegister Now There’s a wealth of data at hospices’ fingertips, but learning to navigate through and utilizing it to strengthen quality and operational initiatives can prove challenging. This session is geared toward not only discussing available hospice data but finding ways to incorporate data in day-to-day operations for better […]

Upcoming Webinar: Hospice Data Analytics — Mining for Gold

Date: January 15, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm CSTRegister Now With a wealth of data at Hospices’ fingertips, learning to navigate through and utilizing it to strengthen quality and operational initiatives can prove challenging. This session is geared toward not only discussing available hospice data but finding ways to incorporate data in day to day operations for […]

Upcoming Webinar: Hospice Data Analytics — Mining for Gold

Date: January 15, 2019Time: 1:00 – 2:00 pm CSTRegister Now There’s a wealth of data at hospices’ fingertips, but learning to navigate and utilize it to strengthen quality and operational initiatives can prove challenging. This session is geared toward not only discussing available hospice data, but finding ways to incorporate data in day-to-day operations for better outcomes. Learn […]

Upcoming Fireside Chat: Hospice Documentation Challenges and Their Impact

Date: Wednesday, December 12 Time: 1:00 pm – 1:20 pm Central Time Register Now Regulatory requirements for hospices are on the rise.  Competition is heating up. Yet, everyday hospices are tasked with documenting the services they provide to hospice beneficiaries.  How well an agency documents their services can be the make or break for how […]

Upcoming Webinar: Supporting Higher Levels of Care in Hospice

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST Register Now With governmental scrutiny on the rise, how can hospices keep their doors open and ensure high quality care and compliance, while managing daily operations? Hospice agencies may also be fearful that an audit will result from submitting a claim for a higher level of care. The ability […]

Upcoming Webinar: Supporting Higher Levels of Care in Hospice

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 14 Time: 2:00-3:00 p.m. EST Register Now With governmental scrutiny on the rise, how can hospices keep their doors open and ensure high quality care and compliance, while managing daily operations? Hospice agencies may also be fearful that an audit will result from submitting a claim for a higher level of care. The ability […]

Nearly Half of Hospice Providers Uncertain They Would Survive an Audit

As demand for end-of-life services has grown, governmental watchdogs sniffing out fraud, waste and abuse have turned their attention to U.S. hospice providers of all shapes and sizes. But the industry may not be ready to face that heightened scrutiny. Optima Healthcare Solutions — an Alpharetta, Georgia-based company that provides cloud-based billing, clinical and operational software […]

Webinar: Taking Your Hospice Compliance From Zero to Hero

Date: Wednesday, September 12 Time: 2-3pm EST Hospices vary their approaches to the structure and nature of their compliance programs, but many struggle with operationalizing compliance into a meaningful process and program that impacts them in a positive way. This session is geared toward not only discussing an overall compliance program and the individual elements but engaging […]

How Home Health Can Win the Readmissions Numbers Game

Home health agencies might succeed in reducing hospital readmissions if they think of it as a numbers game. In fact, the number of home health visits during the first week post-discharge may play a critical role in readmission rates of Medicare beneficiaries, according to Zeb Clayton, vice president of client services at Santa Barbara, California-based health care data analytics […]

Business Briefs: Optima Acquires Hospicesoft

Optima Healthcare Solutions Acquires Hospicesoft Optima Healthcare Solutions, a provider of cloud-based software for post-acute care providers, has acquired Hospicesoft, a supplier of cloud-based software for hospices. Palm City, Florida-based Optima is a portfolio company of Alpine Investors V, LP and affiliated funds. Hospicesoft offers a complete EMR and billing solution that eliminates the need […]