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At Axxess, we know that the future of healthcare is in the home. We are always building innovations into new and existing products to meet industry needs and help our clients succeed. AxxessCARE is a scheduling and staffing solution that connects agencies with clinicians to overcome staffing challenges and make... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies substantially, by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement. It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
As the post-acute healthcare industry increases its focus on value, it is now more important than ever that home health, home care, and hospice organizations place patient outcomes and experience at the forefront of their operations. Additionally, health insurers, Integrated Delivery Networks, Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and other health providers... Keep Reading
Traditional healthcare in an acute-care setting is governed by a complex set of regulations. The post-acute care sector of healthcare faces an even more intricate web of rules and regulations set by leaders at the state and national levels. It is only the beginning of 2019, but this is a... Keep Reading
The new year can offer new inspiration for home healthcare providers to refine processes that will help achieve growth in 2019. Establishing a culture that fosters this growth starts with self-examination. Motivational speaker and organizational consultant Simon Sinek has an excellent quote on the importance of creating a meaningful corporate... Keep Reading
As we begin a new year, many home healthcare organizations will resolve to either begin or improve their social media plan. If you are new to social media or you don't have resources dedicated to this communication tool, it can feel like a daunting task. Axxess is here to help. Here... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies substantially, by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement. It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
The Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) patient engagement survey impacts the bottom line of home health agencies substantially, by attracting referral sources and value-based reimbursement. It is imperative for organizations to understand the HHCAHPS survey, and work on improving each measure to maximize long-term growth... Keep Reading
The new Review Choice Demonstration (RCD) takes effect first in Illinois and will later expand to Ohio, North Carolina, Texas, and Florida. CMS reserves the option to expand in the future to other states in the Home Health and Hospice Medicare Administrative Contractor Jurisdiction M (Palmetto), so understanding RCD is... Keep Reading
OASIS-D will introduce new requirements to the home health industry beginning January 1, 2019. Axxess released OASIS-D early to allow clinicians to become familiar with the changes before they take effect so organizations can prepare for a seamless transition in the new year. Axxess has released blog articles and educational content... Keep Reading
As noted by my colleague Sonya Sobush recently, America's growing population of older Americans (from 15 percent of the total population today to 20 percent by 2030) amplifies the need for increased variety in medical care options. As leaders both inside and outside the medical community work to meet the... Keep Reading
OASIS-D will introduce new requirements to the home health industry beginning January 1, 2019. Axxess has released OASIS-D early so clinicians can become familiar with the changes before they take effect, and organizations can prepare for a seamless transition in the new year. The below outline will guide you through OASIS-D... Keep Reading