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Proof That Non-Medical Home Care Aides Can Significantly Reduce Hospitalizations

By | on 25, Feb 2015 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Home Care Avoidable Readmissions

For the most part, Home Care Aides have not received significant formal health care training, but they are often the best care providers on the planet.  They're able to learn the skills needed to prov[...]

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Coming Home From the Hospital is Dangerous: Home Care Transitions is the Answer

By | on 23, Feb 2015 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Avoidable Readmissions

The Dangers of Coming Home From the Hospital I read a great recent article on Forbes.com entitled "Coming Home From The Hospital Is Actually More Dangerous Than You Might Expect."  The great thing abo[...]

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Care Transition Program Differentiates Home Care Company

By | on 24, Jul 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Elderly Care Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions

One key to successful growth in a home care business is to differentiate.   We share other success factors in our free white paper, The 7 Habits of Highly Successful Home Care Agencies.  In this blog,[...]

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8 Apps That Can Reduce Readmissions

By | on 22, Jul 2014 |   Readmissions Home Care Mobile Solutions Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions mHealth health care app

We came across an article entitled 6 Apps That Can Reduce Readmissions and decided to do you two better.  There's a great deal of interest and development in the "readmissions avoidance" space and man[...]

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8 Steps You Can Take to Prevent Avoidable Readmissions

By | on 17, Jul 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Readmissions Home Care Avoidable Readmissions ACO ACO Technology improving healthcare

Hospital profit margins are increasingly at risk, and as the Hospital Readmission Reduction Program continues to expand under the Affordable Care Act, hospital administrators are really feeling the he[...]

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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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4 Ways to Prevent Hospital Readmissions

By | on 12, Jul 2014 |   Readmissions Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions

Avoiding hospital readmissions is a good thing for a lot of reasons.  First, readmissions are costing Medicare $26 Billion per year.  Second, hospitals are being penalized for excessive readmissions ([...]

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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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CMS Readmission Penalties for Dummies

By | on 13, Mar 2014 |   Readmissions Care Coordination Care Coordination Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions

Have you ever seen those books that teach information "for Dummies"?  I just went to the official website (www.fordummies.com,) and these were the titles displayed on the home page:

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How Hospitals Can Do Better at Preventing Readmissions

By | on 11, Nov 2013 |   Readmissions PCMH Care Coordination transitional care Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions Population Health

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Entrepreneurs Growing Private Duty Home Care

By | on 22, Mar 2013 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Starting a Home Care Business Private Duty Homecare Association Private Duty Agency Software transitional care Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Home Care NPDA Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions

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Patient Centered Medical Home and Community Based Care Models

By | on 11, Mar 2013 |   APTA PCMH Care Coordination Dr. J. Hunter Young Johns Hopkins HealthCare Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions Patient Centered Medical Home

Community Based Care Models Gaining Momentum with PCMH in Urban Communities by J. Hunter Young, MD, MHS 

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