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A Novel Home Care Approach to Avoiding Hospitalizations

By | on 30, Nov 2011 |   Blogging Elderly Care Health Care Reform Home Care Mobile Solutions

Here's a novel idea from Dublin Ireland where home care nurses are deployed, via bicycle to evaluate an elderly person's need for hospitalization.  The full story, from the site Acorbat.org is pretty [...]

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How would a Home Health Nurse Reform Healthcare?

By | on 29, Nov 2011 |   Home Care Industry Elderly Care Health Care Reform transitional care Home Healthcare Delivery Management

Our goal at Ankota is to improve the delivery of healthcare.  We think everyday about how healthcare should be reformed, and we focus on the areas where we know we can make an impact.  We are convince[...]

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A Home Care Checklist for Good Dementia Care

By | on 23, Nov 2011 |   Alzheimer's Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices

In caring for the elderly, knowing how to work with Alzheimer’s and Dementia patients is essential!  We've blogged about this in the past based on a very special meeting with the "The Alzheimer's Whis[...]

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Redefining Private Duty Home Care for the New Economy

By | on 22, Nov 2011 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Elderly Care Private Duty Agency Software Home Health Aide Software Home Care Best Practices thought leadership

Starting Ankota has been a great adventure and we're now at an exciting time in the company where we're bringing on new customers frequently, while still sticking to our goal of learning from each cus[...]

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Home Care Software for the iPad and the Mac

By | on 21, Nov 2011 |   Starting a Home Care Business Home Care Industry Private Duty Agency Software Home Health Aide Software home care software geek Home Care Technology Home Care Mobile Solutions Home Care Home Health Therapy Software Physical Therapy software Home Care Scheduling Software

Steve Jobs, the inspirational leader of Apple Computer recently passed away but left an incredible legacy.  I first remember seeing Apple Computers in the 1980s, but recently Apple has really captured[...]

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Billy Graham's New Book Offers Compelling Perspective on Elderly Care

By | on 17, Nov 2011 |   Recommended Reading Elderly Care thought leadership Learning

Renowned spiritual leader Billy Graham spent his life career inspiring people to live lives of grace, faith and charity. Now, at the age of 93, Rev. Graham is inspiring us in the final stages of life.[...]

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Oral Health Care a Huge Home Care Opportunity

By | on 16, Nov 2011 |   Marketing Home Care Homecare Dentistry Home Care Industry Elderly Care Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination thought leadership Checklists Home Care NPDA PDHCA Home Care Scheduling Software

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Fall Prevention Can Be the most Critical Home Care Delivery

By | on 15, Nov 2011 |   Home Care Industry Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices Home Care Leadership Learning

Sobering statistics show that falls resulting in injury can be the beginning of the end for seniors--not only of independence, but also their lives.  Among the dangerous consequences of falling, hip f[...]

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The Easiest Way To Prioritize - NOW.

By | on 11, Nov 2011 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Recommended Reading Marketing Home Care Home Care Industry Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination thought leadership transitional care Will Hicklen Home Therapy Physical Therapy software Leadership

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Home Care Goal Setting: A lesson from a Father and Son

By | on 10, Nov 2011 |   Elderly Care transitional care Checklists

We regularly find inspiration from Julianne Haydel, an accomplished home health consultant. We previously blogged about her advocacy of therapy management  in our posting entitled Home Care Prediction[...]

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Home Care Can Dramatically Reduce Health Care Costs - Here's Proof!

By | on 07, Nov 2011 |   Elderly Care Care Coordination transitional care Home Healthcare Delivery Management Checklists

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