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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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Taking Responsibility for Reductions in Hospital Readmissions: Be Careful!

By | on 12, Feb 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Care Transitions Elizabeth E. Hogue Esq. hospital readmissions griswold home care

Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq. has written an in-depth article, "Taking Responsibility for Reductions in Hospital Readmissions: Be Careful!" that we encourage you to read, reposted here:

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5 Business Books Every Home Care Owner Should Read

By | on 09, Feb 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Care Transitions Mediashower.com

I love it when I meet someone in an unexpected way and find that they do extraordinary things.  I met John Hargrave in church.  He and I both have some musical talents (he plays bass and I play trumpe[...]

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How to Choose a Reputable In-Home Caregiver via Griswold Home Care

By | on 04, Feb 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Care Transitions griswold home care

Griswold Home Care recently posted a piece called, Caregiver Ethics: How to Choose a Reputable In-Home Caregiver that they have graciously allowed us to share with you here.

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What Does It Mean to be a Home Care Nurse or Aide?

By | on 02, Feb 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology home care software geek Home Care Care Transitions

In the first home care industry event that I ever attended, I met two gentlemen named Tom Boyd and Tom Nicholas.  Their company, aptly named Boyd and Nicholas, was very focused.  They billed themselve[...]

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Three Tips to Make Homes Easier for Home Care Aides to Keep Clean

By | on 26, Jan 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care forbes

One of the most important tasks a home care aide has is to keep their client’s house clean. A clean and hygienic home is the best place for patients to recuperate and recover from their illness.

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The Future of Healthcare Tech - Interview by PracticeSuite.com

By | on 22, Jan 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Care Transitions practicesuite.com

Ankota Co-Founder, Ken Accardi, was recently interviewed by PracticeSuite.com about his thoughts on the future of healthcare and how technology can play a part.  The full article, entitled, Expert Int[...]

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Navigating HealthCareLand - A Cool Slide from Disney's Chief Physician

By | on 09, Jan 2015 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Care Transitions

The biggest Health Care Technology organization and trade show is called HIMSS (Health Care Information and Management Systems Society).  It offers presentations covering many topics across the spectr[...]

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Kaiser Shares That 2,610 Hospitals Will Be Penalized $428MM for Readmissions

By | on 17, Dec 2014 |   Care Coordination Payments Care Coordination transitional care Care Transitions kaiser medicare readmission penalties

Kaiser Health News has graciously allowed us to republish their article disclosing CMS Readmision Penalties for 2015.  Without further adieu, here's the article: 

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Walgreens Positioning to Be a Major Health Care Information Hub

By | on 08, Dec 2014 |   Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Care Coordination Home Care Care Transitions Walgreens Future of Health Care

A few months ago, we shared that Walgreens pharmacy had entered the Care Transitions business with a program to help avoid readmissions.  You can read the article here.  In a nutshell, they saw some o[...]

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Pharmacist-Led Care Transitions: Good or Bad for Home Health?

By | on 15, Apr 2014 |   Readmissions Care Coordination transitional care Care Transitions

Walgreens Pharmacy has instituted a pharmacist-led care transitions program called WellTransitions® and they are posting impressive results.  According to a Business Wire Press Release on April 4th, 2[...]

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