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7 Tips for Marketing Your Home Care Agency with Public Speaking

Posted by Ken Accardi on May 27, 2014 8:55:41 AM

We often blog about how important it is for your home care agency to stand out from the crowd.  I've heard stories like "I visited 3 agencies and they all pretty much had the same 3-fold brochure so I just chose the least expensive one." Ouch!  I've also heard a number of fantastic ideas for differentiating your agency, such as the following:

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Topics: Home Care Entrepreneurship, Elderly Care, Home Care Best Practices

Is Medicare trying to Kill Home Health and Hospice Agencies?

Posted by Ken Accardi on May 19, 2014 10:46:00 AM

I read kind of a scary article on the Healthcare Market Resources website (www.healthmr.com) entitled Medicate Policy Makers Threaten the Viability of Home Care and Hospice.  The article is thorough and well-written.  I encourage you to read it in its entirelty if you run a home health or hospice business, but I'll do my best to give you the executuve summary here.

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Topics: Readmissions, Care Transitions, Accountable Care Organizations, Avoidable Readmissions, ACO, ACO Technology

Top News Sources Call for Healthcare / Home Care Tech Disruption

Posted by Ken Accardi on May 5, 2014 9:02:00 AM

Three important news sources have recently called for disruption in health care technology, and each of them talks specifically about the importance of technology for care at home.

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Care Transitions Coaching Available by Applying to BOOST

Posted by Ken Accardi on May 1, 2014 10:55:00 AM

I came across an interesting care transitions success story out of Houston via this article published on the website www.the-hospitalist.org.    Unlike most similar articles that explain the changes that the hospital put in place, this article focused on how the hospital was able to get best practice methodology coaching from excellent physicians.  They did so by applying to a project called BOOST that has a cadre of excellent mentors on board.

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Topics: Readmissions, Care Coordination, transitional care, Care Transitions

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