Vets Endure Yearlong Waits for Home Care

Some veterans in Washington, D.C., waited more than a year to receive purchased home- and community-based services (HCBS), according to a new report from the Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The OIG conducted an investigation at the prompting of Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), who brought attention to a complaint she […]

Telehealth Reduces Readmissions, Hospital Stays: Report

Technology-based health services might hold the solution for providers looking to reduce patient re-hospitalizations. While tech-driven care aspires to be a budding trend within the home health industry, providers must build on the experiences of others to ensure similar success.  Remote patient monitoring (RPM)—such as telehealth and tele monitoring—can help improve patients’ experience of care, […]