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Simple Steps to Getting Through Email

By | on 09, Nov 2012 |   thought leadership Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Home Care NPDA PDHCA ACO Managing Post Acute Care

Great news-- this is a simple one. One of the big complaints I hear from people is that they are overwhelmed by email. I know I am, and I hate that feeling when people ask, "Did you get my email?" Whe[...]

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Managing Post Acute Care Operations in a Storm

By | on 29, Oct 2012 |   Patient Safety Physical Therapy Private Duty Home Care Blogs HME Delivery Operations Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination transitional care HME DME Will Hicklen Care Transitions Physical Therapy software ACO Managing Post Acute Care ACO Technology

How do you manage operations when disaster strikes? Technology and good planning should be your allies. Storms threaten patient safety and the delivery of post acute care, but a little planning and so[...]

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4 Steps for Home Care to Reduce Readmissions

By | on 24, Oct 2012 |   Private Duty Home Care Blogs Private Duty Agency Software Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen NPDA PDHCA Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO Managing Post Acute Care Patient Centered Medical Home ACO Technology

Private Duty Home Care Industry, NPDA and PDHCA Must Measure Home Care's Impact in Reducing Avoidable Readmissions and Actively Promote Results NOW

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CMS Penalties for Avoidable Readmissions Have Started

By | on 02, Oct 2012 |   Health Care Reform Care Coordination transitional care Will Hicklen Accountable Care Organizations Avoidable Readmissions ACO Managing Post Acute Care

The entire healthcare world has known for a long time that yesterday was coming: the day that CMS started penalizing hospitals for what are called avoidable readmissions. That's right--THAT just happe[...]

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Accountable Care Organizations, Explained

By | on 27, Sep 2012 |   Care Coordination thought leadership Will Hicklen Care Transitions Accountable Care Organizations ACO Managing Post Acute Care ACO Technology

Significant confusion remains about Accountable Care. This overview from Kaiser Health News is a good primer for Hospitals, ACOs, and post acute providers. While existing ACOs and Hospitals are genera[...]

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Assumptions on In-House Home Health Agencies Debunked

By | on 19, Jun 2012 |   Private Duty Home Care Blogs Home Care Best Practices Care Coordination Care Coordination thought leadership transitional care transitional care Home Healthcare Delivery Management Home Care Technology Will Hicklen Care Transitions Avoidable Readmissions Managing Post Acute Care

Hospice and Hospital Market Research Provider Dispels Myths Regarding Post Acute Care Recent Healthcare Market Resources (HMR) research verifies that hospitals' "inhouse" agencies do not command a dom[...]

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6 Lessons for Home Health Care from Fifty Shades of Gray?!?

By | on 03, May 2012 |   Home Care Entrepreneurship Recommended Reading Private Duty Home Care Blogs Home Care Industry Elderly Care Care Coordination thought leadership transitional care HME DME Will Hicklen Home Therapy Therapy Software Accountable Care Organizations ACO Home Care Blogs Managing Post Acute Care Home Care Dispatch Learning

Maybe you don't want to give a copy of Fifty Shades of Gray to your elderly home care patients, but you might just learn some valuable things from the block-buster novel. If you are a physical therapi[...]

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