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Starting a Home Care Agency can cost $80K and Home Health $350K

By | on 03, Nov 2020 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Starting a Home Care Business Home Care Industry Elderly Care Home Care Best Practices Home Care CommunityFavorites

Expert home care consultant and our good friend Ginny Kenyon focuses on helping home care entrepreneurs get their businesses successfully off the ground.  This blog post, written by Ginny, explains th[...]

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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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Resources for Entrepreneurs Launching a Non Medical Home Care Startup

By | on 06, Dec 2015 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Starting a Home Care Business Home Care Industry Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Home Care NPDA PDHCA

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2011 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness. This post was provoked by a call from a family friend, Kelly, who is considerin[...]

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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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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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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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6 Tips for Success in Home Care From Stephen Tweed

By | on 20, Nov 2014 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Home Care Blog Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Home Care Leading Home Care Stephen Tweed

Stephen Tweed, of Leading Home Care, wrote a post entitled, Lessons from the Private Duty Field Trip, that outlines 6 key takeaways gleaned from extensive conversations with over 100 successful privat[...]

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