Home Health Services Critical for Lowering Rehospitalization Rates for Medicare Patients with Diabetes

Medicare patients with diabetes are more likely to be sent back to the hospital if they do not receive home health services within two days of discharge from an acute setting, new research has found. The findings have important implications for post-acute care planning, especially considering that roughly one in five Medicare beneficiaries 65 and […]

Demographic Trends, PDGM Forcing Home Health Providers to Get Creative About Staffing

At-home care organizations across the country are grappling with how to attract and retain staff. Moorestown, New Jersey-based Bayada Home Health Care has tried to solve the industry-wide pain point by exploring creative solutions, including university partnerships. Reasons for at-home care workforce challenges are numerous. On a macro-level, the United States has a rapidly aging […]

4 Ways to Boost Home Care Around the World

The number of people over the age of 60 is expected to at least double by 2050, with the over-80 population projected to grow at an even faster rate in many countries. To keep national health care spending down, countries will need to figure out ways to support and encourage care that is delivered in […]