Home Care Could Help Target Preventable Health Care Use

Partnerships with providers of social services could be an avenue for reducing preventable health care use in older adults, and in-home care providers can play a role. With social determinants of health and population health becoming more prominent in health care, cross-sectoral partnerships with Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) could give home care and home health agencies […]

Yale Study: Home Health Accessibility Varies Greatly Nationwide

The availability of home health care increased nationwide between 2002 and 2015, though patients living in certain regions of the U.S. continue to enjoy greater access to home health agencies, according to a recent study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health. For the study, researchers surveyed 15,184 Medicare-certified home health agencies included in the […]