Why Home Health Agencies Should Gear Up for PDGM’s Wound Care Opportunity

Home health providers across the country are fine-tuning their back-office and clinical operations for the intricacies of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM). Wound care, in particular, can’t be neglected. Currently, wound care is one of the most frequent clinical groupings and the one utilizing the most in terms of home health resources, according to statistics […]

The Impact of PDGM on Wound Care [Sponsored]

The home health industry is in the midst of major changes coming from nearly every direction. There’s no bigger change, however, than the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) — the most significant overhaul in roughly two decades relating to how home health providers are reimbursed. PDGM is scheduled to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, […]

How Big Data is Revolutionizing Wound Care Management [Sponsored]

In the age of information, the use of data is making inroads in daily life from applications as simple as the songs delivered via music streaming apps and the driving routes that appear via smartphone maps. And likewise, nearly every industry from transportation to entertainment is utilizing massive amounts of “big data” to develop more […]

[Webinar] Rethinking Wound Care & Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CSTDate: Feb. 7Register Now Join us for this upcoming webinar, sponsored by Swift Medical, that will cover adopting and delivering new wound care technologies. With pressure ulcer (PU) incidental rates at approximately 6.3%, it’s no wonder why home care providers are looking for answers.Hear from Jennifer Maxwell, president at […]

[Webinar] Rethinking Wound Care & Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CSTDate: Feb. 7Register Now Join us for this upcoming webinar, sponsored by Swift Medical, that will cover adopting and delivering new wound care technologies. With pressure ulcer (PU) incidental rates at approximately 6.3%, it’s no wonder why home care providers are looking for answers.Hear from Jennifer Maxwell, president at […]

How Technology Can Help Meet New OASIS Requirements for Pressure Ulcer Management [Sponsored]

Preventing and treating pressure ulcers and related injuries have long been keys to success in the post-acute care world. Thanks to federal regulation changes that kicked in at the start of 2019, they’re about to become even more important as well, especially for home health providers. The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 […]

M&A and Financing Newsflash: AccentCare Acquisitions, Swift Medical Raises $11.6 Million

AccentCare Makes Two Acquisitions in Texas Dallas-based AccentCare, Inc. has added to its growing client base by acquiring Community Connection Home Health’s personal care services segment and Q & A Health Services. The two acquisitions will likely add about 400 new clients, AccentCare told HHCN via email. The company declined to disclose the purchase price. Community […]