Hospital-to-Home Transitions Still Plagued by Lack of Information

In the state of New York alone, patients being discharged from hospitals into a post-acute care (PAC) settings can choose from more than 620 nursing homes, 120 certified home health agencies and 1,400 licensed home care services agencies. A similar breadth of PAC options exist in many other U.S. markets as well. The emergence of accountable care […]

Monday Briefing: Bayada’s Bet on a Tech Company

Happy Monday, dearest Home Health Care News readers. We hope you made the most of your weekend. To kick off your week, check in with our Monday Briefing to catch up on the latest news in home health care and around the web—like this Pew study that found a whopping one-third of seniors don’t even […]

Patients Who Refuse Home Health More Likely to be Readmitted

Patients who refuse home health care services following a hospital discharge may be at higher risk of being readmitted, according to study findings cited in a recent report from the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation and the United Hospital Fund (UHF). The report, “I Can Take Care of Myself! Patients’ Refusals of Home Health […]