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Home Care can Disrupt Healthcare with Care Transition Services

By | on 05, Aug 2014 |   Private Duty Agency Software Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions

Harvard professor Clayton Christensen literally wrote the book on disruptive technology.  In his 1997 book The Innovator’s Dilemma; Christensen described disruptive innovation as innovation that unexp[...]

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A 4 Step Recipe for Home Care to Advance the Triple Aim

By | on 15, Jul 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Readmissions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO ACO Technology Triple Aim

The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI - www.ihi.org) has developed a framework for improving healthcare called the Triple Aim.  The framework defines the need to simultaneously focus on the fo[...]

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How Can Home Health Profit From Readmission Penalties?

By | on 24, Jun 2014 |   Readmissions Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations

We ran across a fascinating article by Tammy Worth recently, called “Home Health On Road to Reducing Readmissions”.  In her article, Tammy makes a compelling case that even before impending readmissio[...]

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Will the Top 6 Components of a Home Health Visit Change in 10 Years?

By | on 05, Jun 2014 |   Readmissions Elderly Care Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations ACO

I found an interesting graphic on the website for the Healthcare Intelligence Network (www.hin.com) that itemizes the top components that occur in a home health visit.

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Ankota Partner iGetBetter Helps Patients Comply With Their Care Plans

By | on 03, Jun 2014 |   Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations ACO

While building Ankota, I was introduced to another local company caled iGetBetter and was invited to help them develop their technology.  Is iGetBetter a great name, or what? Unlike Ankota, which focu[...]

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Is Medicare trying to Kill Home Health and Hospice Agencies?

By | on 19, May 2014 |   Readmissions Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO ACO Technology

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 a[...]

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Top 10 Health Care Issues and Opportunities for 2014

By | on 13, Feb 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Readmissions Aging Elderly Care Care Coordination thought leadership Care Transitions Home Care Scheduling Software Accountable Care Organizations ACO Population Health

The health care field is a pretty big landscape and there is a lot going on throughout it.  With such a wide array of industries involved, and so many differing points-of-view on new changes in policy[...]

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Hospital to Home Focus Reduces Readmissions

By | on 15, Oct 2013 |   Readmissions Care Coordination transitional care Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions

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Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

By | on 01, Oct 2013 |   APTA Physical Therapy Care Coordination Accountable Care Organizations ACO

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Physical Therapy Virtual Conferences Provide CEUs

By | on 26, Sep 2013 |   APTA Physical Therapy Care Coordination Care Transitions Physical Therapy software Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO

Physical Therapy is important not only for Ankota, but for the future of healthcare overall. It is widely documented that physical, ocupational and speech therapies help patients recover from injuries[...]

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