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How To Solve Retention Problems With Advanced Education

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 30, 2016 10:34:44 AM

 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 Software Geek Explains How Software Customization Should Work

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 22, 2016 3:32:53 PM

The Home Care Software Geek posts in this blog don't talk about Home Care Nursing Software, Private Duty Telephony, DME Delivery Software, Care Transitions or the other topics we focus on regularly at Ankota. Instead, these posts are intended to keep our readers up to date with technology trends that might be useful to your agencies, such as social media technologies, mobile devices, and what's happening with bigger companies like MicrosoftGoogle and Apple.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Health Aide Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, September 2016 Newsletter

Creating Meaningful Activities for Home Care Clients with Dementia

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 22, 2016 10:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, September 2016 Newsletter

3 Hurdles Home Care Must Jump to Win Care Transition Referrals

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 16, 2016 11:58:26 AM

Care Coordination Concepts, Inc. provides practical approaches to help non-medical home care providers enhance market position by focusing on delivering health maintenance value to clients and their health system providers.  Cathy Meckes was co-founder and president of a licensed and Joint Commission accredited provider of private, insurance and waiver program funded in-home skilled nursing, nurse care coordination and non-skilled supportive services.  Cathy has written todays blog (and the white paper below).  Enjoy!

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, Care Transitions, September 2016 Newsletter

A New Dream For The Home Health Care Plan

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 13, 2016 9:48:13 AM

 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, September 2016 Newsletter

Are Your Home Care Sales Reps Focused on What Matters to Clients?

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 13, 2016 8:21:17 AM

I grew up in my career at GE Healthcare as a technology guy and I wasn't at all involved in sales.  When I left GE to work in a tech company, my role was in technical sales support meaning that I worked with the sales team and did demos and project scoping and answered technical questions for prospective customers. In observing the sales team I was concerned that they were often focused on the wrong things, but since I was new to the world of sales I presumed that I just didn't understand sales. In hindsight my gut was right.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, September 2016 Newsletter

What Rate Should You Charge for Your Home Care Services?

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 6, 2016 11:00:04 AM

One of my current hobbies that will perhaps later be a career is to teach in business school and to mentor start-up businesses.  Earlier this spring, I taught business strategy at the University of Massachusetts.  I'd like to now bring some of the techniques taught in business school to the topic of pricing for your home care services.   

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices, August 2016 Newsletter

5 Ways Nursing Brings Value to Modern Healthcare

Posted by Ken Accardi on Aug 2, 2016 10:21:55 AM

Today's guest post is from Anita Ginsburg and offers an interesting perspective on how nursing has changed over the years. Interestingly the age of house calls was dying out 50 years ago but is now back on the rise (and we believe that the future of home care will entail more integrated delivery with nurses, aides, call centers and automation).  Please enjoy Anita's article.

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Topics: Private Duty Agency Software, Home Care Best Practices

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