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