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Healthcare Reform without Permission - A Recipe

By | on 24, Feb 2010 |   Health Care Reform transitional care Home Care Best Practices

Today's post is inspired by a presentation I attended at the Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit last month in Boston.  The speaker was Dr. Randall S. Moore, CEO of American Telecare Inc.  Randall[...]

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Home Care Nursing to Embrace the Tablet PC - Here's Why!

By | on 23, Feb 2010 |   Home Care Technology home care software geek Home Care Mobile Solutions

As a technology provider, we need to "place bets" on which technologies our potential customers will most want to use, and today's post shares some of our strategic thinking in that regard.  Today we [...]

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Medication Adherence is a Huge Drug Problem in America

By | on 18, Feb 2010 |   transitional care Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices

Patients don't take their meds...  and this is not only a huge problem for elderly care but is a broad issue across all ages and demographics.  According to an article attached here from Pharmaceutica[...]

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Home Care Software Geek Explains HL7 Messages

By | on 16, Feb 2010 |   thought leadership home care software geek

The Home Care Software Geek posts in this blog don't talk about Home Care Nursing Software, Private Duty Telephony, DME Delivery Software, Home Infusion Care Management or the other topics we focus on[...]

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Healthcare Won't Reform Itself, writes Kaiser Chief

By | on 15, Feb 2010 |   Health Care Reform Recommended Reading thought leadership Care Coordination Home Care Industry Elderly Care

George Halvorson, the CEO of Kaiser Permanente, continues to emerge as one of my heroes.  Since Kaiser is a managed care company, they win by providing the best care at the lowest cost.  If they don't[...]

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Bright Future for Home Care Validated by NPDA and MNCHA

By | on 12, Feb 2010 |   Aging in Place Technology Home Care Industry Elderly Care

We always enjoy sharing good news!  Today we have some good news to share both for the certified nursing community and for private duty.

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Home Care Dispatcher of the Future?

By | on 11, Feb 2010 |   Video Elderly Care

This video is certainly related to home care scheduling and dispatch, but I'm sharing it mostly because it's a great human story.  Please enjoy this true story of a 5-year old girl named Savannah call[...]

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Managing Home Care in a Blizzard: Lessons from the Mid-Atlantic

By | on 10, Feb 2010 |   Home Care Scheduling Software Home Care Best Practices

My plan for Monday through Wednesday of this week was to pilot the Ankota solution with a top-rated home infusion operation in the mid-Atlantic.  I arrived as planned on Monday morning, and kicked thi[...]

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Elder Care Nutrition - The Basics

By | on 10, Feb 2010 |   Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices

Like many of our posts, this one has little to do with Private Duty Software or Home Care Scheduling Software, but instead looks more broadly at Home Care Best Practices.  Today we start a series on e[...]

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PDHCA - NAHC Private Duty 2010 Highlights - the Director's Cut

By | on 04, Feb 2010 |   NAHC Private Duty Agency Software Home Health Aide Software PDHCA

The NAHC 5th Annual Private Duty Home Care Leadership Summit and Exposition was a great success.  We at Ankota met so many great people, learned so much from the presentations and got great feedback o[...]

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17.5 Million US Seniors (and growing) are Using the Internet

By | on 03, Feb 2010 |   Home Care Technology Senior Demographics

According to a December 10th article published by NielsenWire, the number of seniors using the web grew by 6 million between 2004 and 2009, and their favorite sites are Google, Facebook and YouTube.  [...]

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Establishing a Customer Service Culture in Your Home Care Agency

By | on 02, Feb 2010 |   Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices

Today's post is another in a series of best practice sharing from the Private Duty Home Care Association Summit and Exhibition held last week in Phoenix.  Whether you work in Private Duty non-medical [...]

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Home Care Software Geek explains how to manage your Social Media

By | on 01, Feb 2010 |   home care software geek

The Home Care Software Geek posts in this blog don't talk about Home Care Nursing Software, Private Duty Telephony, DME Delivery Software, Home Infusion Care Management or the other topics we focus on[...]

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