Articles on Care Transitions

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Demystifying Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Models of Home Care

By | on 05, Feb 2018 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions April 2017 Newsletter

Some states have authorize home care models where the care is directed by the consumer receiving services. These models are often referred to as Consumer Directed Services (CDS) and sometimes referred[...]

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Electronic Visit Verification and Rounding Rules

By | on 29, Jan 2018 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions April 2017 Newsletter

Let's start today's blog post with a provocative statement: "The adoption of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) means that it will be the end of perfect time sheets" How can this be?  Shouldn't EVV g[...]

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Value of Home Healthcare Proven in Cleveland Clinic Study

By | on 08, Jan 2018 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions April 2017 Newsletter

A study performed by the Cleveland Clinic has proven that discharging patients from hospitals to home healthcare saves a per patient average of $6,433 in the first year after discharge, and reduces re[...]

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Home Care Combined with Healthcare can be Transformative

By | on 01, Jan 2018 |   Home Care Best Practices Home Care Care Transitions Home Health

The landscape for the home care market has always been shaped by the available reimbursement for care. This won't change, but the care models of the future will evolve and will move to a model that re[...]

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Planning for Imperfection: 4 Ways Healthcare Agencies Should Protect Themselves

By | on 04, Dec 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions April 2017 Newsletter

No matter how careful you are as a healthcare organization, it seems that a legal claim is always at the back of your mind. While you cannot eliminate this possibility, you can take steps to help ensu[...]

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7 Keys to Starting a Home Health / Hospice Agency

By | on 09, Oct 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions CommunityFavorites

One of the industry experts I learn from every time we speak is Ginny Kenyon, principal at Kenyon Home Care Consulting.  Ginny helps open home care agencies and has given Ankota great inputs on our so[...]

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EVV Best Practice: The One Day Time Sheet

By | on 02, Oct 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions September 2017 Newsletter

As agencies move to Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) they will achieve numerous benefits including regulatory compliance and increased speed for processing billing and payroll. To learn more about [...]

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Save Time and Money Creating Your Own Home Care Manuals

By | on 27, Aug 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions Ginny Kenyon

 One of the industry experts I learn from every time we speak is Ginny Kenyon, principal at Kenyon Home Care Consulting.  Ginny helps open home care agencies and has given Ankota great inputs on our s[...]

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6 Findings from Healthcare Strategist Stephen Tweed

By | on 22, Aug 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions September 2017 Newsletter

Stephen Tweed, CSP, is an internationally known health care and business strategist, award winning professional speaker, published author, and industry researcher.  Over the years, we have shared some[...]

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3 Medical Career Options for the Tech Lover

By | on 17, Aug 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions

Today's guest post is from Emma Sturgis.  Emma is a freelance writing currently living in Boston, MA. She writes most often on education and business. To see more from Emma, say hi on Twitter @EmmaStu[...]

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7 Ways Business Consultation can Help Your Startup Home Care Agency

By | on 05, Aug 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions Ginny Kenyon September 2017 Newsletter

 One of the industry experts I learn from every time we speak is Ginny Kenyon, principal at Kenyon Home Care Consulting.  Ginny helps open home care agencies and has given Ankota great inputs on our s[...]

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What is EVV and How Does it Impact Your Home Care Business?

By | on 01, Aug 2017 |   Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Transitions September 2017 Newsletter

The 21 Century Cures Act, which recently passed through the US congress with strong bi-partisan support is mandating EVV for home care.  Let's talk about what this means and more specifically what it [...]

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