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The Case for Social Media in Accountable Care

By | on 19, Dec 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Care Coordination thought leadership transitional care Will Hicklen Avoidable Readmissions ACO Managing Post Acute Care Patient Centered Medical Home ACO Technology

Social media shows tremendous potential to help better manage Care Transitions and chronic disease, while improving patients lives and reducing hospitalizations. The opportunity here for creativity an[...]

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Hospitals Face Severe Penalties for Avoidable Readmissions

By | on 17, Dec 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Home Care Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions National Association of Geriatric Care Managers ACO

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Most Seniors' ER Visits Avoidable: Another Call for Home Care

By | on 01, Nov 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Private Duty Home Care Blogs Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Home Care NPDA Avoidable Readmissions

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Storm Watch: Managing Care Transitions & Home Care In A Storm

By | on 04, Sep 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management HME Delivery Operations Home Health Aide Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination transitional care Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Care Transitions Home Care Scheduling Software ACO Technology

Storms threaten the delivery of healthcare services, but a little planning and some good technology can help hospitals, ACOs and post acute providers of all types. In the mid Atlantic, we've just ente[...]

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Improving Care for Patients Requires Better Care Coordination

By | on 12, Jul 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management PCMH Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Care Transitions ACO ACO Technology Video

A relatively small percentage of cases make up the bulk of expenses in healthcare--and that is true among all payor sources. There is much that can be done to mitigate avoidable readmissions, take car[...]

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Future of Home Care Technology - Research Survey

By | on 21, May 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Age Tech Care Coordination thought leadership Aging in Place Technology

Future of Home Care Technology Research Survey

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Occupy Health Street: Health Care's Top 1% (the Chronically Costly)

By | on 16, May 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Senior Demographics Elderly Care Care Coordination Care Coordination Home Care Technology

We heard a lot on the news about "Occupy Wall Street," a group who contend that the top 1% of wealthy people have too much money and power and how that's unfair.  I'm not a politics guy, but thought t[...]

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21 Points That Make for Good Clinicians in Post Acute Care

By | on 30, Mar 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Long Term Care Home Care Industry Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination thought leadership transitional care Aging in Place Technology Home Care Technology Home Care Mobile Solutions Will Hicklen PDHCA Home Therapy National Association of Geriatric Care Managers Home Care Blogs

I ran across this post on LinkedIn and thought I'd share it right away, from Angela Gentile, of Gerontology Professionals of Canada. Angelina begins with a few thoughts about bedside manner, and follo[...]

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Working in Home Care enlightened me on Long Term Care Insurance

By | on 09, Feb 2012 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Geriatric Care Management Home Care Industry Elderly Care Home Care

A few mornings ago, I spent some time with my wife and a representative from AARP/Genworth Financial to look into long term care insurance for our future.  I probably never would have thought to do th[...]

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Geriatric Care Management: Improving Hospital Discharge

By | on 04, Jan 2012 |   Geriatric Care Management Home Care Industry Care Coordination Aging in Place Technology Home Care Mobile Solutions Will Hicklen Home Care Scheduling Software National Association of Geriatric Care Managers

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