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Ankota: Ushering in the Next Generation of Homecare Blog

5 Ways You Know It's Time to Fire a Home Care Client

Posted by Ken Accardi on Dec 30, 2015 10:11:41 PM

We generally take a glass-half-full perspective on things here at the Ankota blog.  By means of example and comparison, we recently did a post on how to make the best of your relationship with your software vendor.  In that post we challenged home care owners to think about the way that their clients treat them and whether those relationships are good for both parties.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions

Advice from Elders on Aging Gracefully

Posted by Ken Accardi on Dec 28, 2015 10:26:35 AM

Thankfully, I get fewer and fewer chain letters, inspirational writings, and bad jokes via email.  It seems that this practice has faded away (either that or people just realize that I'm not interested), but there are new ways to share that type of content, such as posting on Facebook.  If you've been on Facebook lately, then I'm sure you've noticed that viral videos, memes, and pictures of adorable or ridiculous cats are the new normal.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Home Care Technology, Care Transitions, triple aim technologies, aging gracefully

Chronic Disease Education: What are the Game Changing Benefits?

Posted by Ken Accardi on Dec 21, 2015 12:17:54 PM

 One of the industry experts I learn from every time we speak is Ginny Kenyon, principal at Kenyon Home Care Consulting.  Ginny helps open home care agencies and has given Ankota great inputs on our software.  We at Ankota strongly believe that keeping elderly people healthy and comfortable in their homes (and out of the hospital) is an important step in the evolution of healthcare.  Ginny is one of the pioneers driving moves in home health delivery.  Enjoy her post (below).

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, Ginny Kenyon

3 Tips for Getting Your Home Care Agency Found Online

Posted by Ken Accardi on Dec 16, 2015 2:01:11 PM

I was on vacation earlier this year with my wife, who really likes to sleep in on vacation.  I like the idea of sleeping in as well, but I just can't do it.  Sometimes I can stay in bed until around 8:00 or 8:15, but that's about it.  My wife is more of a night owl and she likes to be woken up on vacation around 11:00.  

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, social media, inbound marketing, January 2016 Newsletter

"97-Year-Old Visits Google" & the Future Role of Tech In Home Care

Posted by Jed Hammel on Dec 14, 2015 10:55:10 AM

A recent viral video, "A 97-Year-Old Visits Google, Is Flabbergasted By 'The Future'" has made the rounds on a number of established media outlets, including USA Today, CNN, CBS, and the Huffington Post.  You can read the HuffPo's entire article via this link.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Home Care Technology, Care Transitions, triple aim technologies, technology, January 2016 Newsletter

4 Social Media Myths and 4 Tips for Home Care

Posted by Jed Hammel on Dec 10, 2015 12:27:53 PM

I read an interesting article on LinkedIn Pulse, entitled, "Social Media for Business – 4 Myths about Social Media for Businesses" by Leku Percival, a copywriter and social media sales consultant.  I suggest that you read the entire article, since it outlines some common misconceptions folks have about what social media can and cannot do for their business.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, social media, inbound marketing, January 2016 Newsletter

How To Survive Year One When Starting a Homecare Agency

Posted by Ken Accardi on Dec 7, 2015 12:22:34 PM

 One of the industry experts I learn from every time we speak is Ginny Kenyon, principal at Kenyon Home Care Consulting.  Ginny helps open home care agencies and has given Ankota great inputs on our software.  We at Ankota strongly believe that keeping elderly people healthy and comfortable in their homes (and out of the hospital) is an important step in the evolution of healthcare.  Ginny is one of the pioneers driving moves in home health delivery.  Enjoy her post (below).

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, Ginny Kenyon, home care technology report, January 2016 Newsletter

Resources for Entrepreneurs Launching a Non Medical Home Care Startup

Posted by Will Hicklen on Dec 6, 2015 12:23:00 PM

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2011 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

This post was provoked by a call from a family friend, Kelly, who is considering launching a startup to provide non-medical, companion services in the home. Kelly knows that Ankota also provides software tools for Private Duty Home Care agencies, so she wanted to pick my brain about our experiences with companies like the one she is considering.

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Topics: Home Care Entrepreneurship, Starting a Home Care Business, Home Care Industry, Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Home Care, NPDA, PDHCA

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