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Would you like to improve your client outcomes? Have you had any incidents in the past year? Is your caregiver turnover rate high? If yes, you might want to consider implementing a skills week at your home care organization. It involves time, effort and money, but the return on investment is undeniable... Keep Reading
As hospice organizations continue to span the spectrum of the post-acute industry, many consider palliative care to be part of a natural progression. According to the 2020 National Hospice and Palliative Care Needs Survey Results Summary, 69% of its members are currently providing palliative care services while another 24% are considering... Keep Reading
In this episode of Help Choose Home, we’re joined by Beth Cavenaugh, a certified hospice and palliative care nurse and author of “Some Light at the End, An End-of-Life Guidebook for Patients and Their Caregivers.” Her book is an invitation to walk towards the powerful end of life instead of... Keep Reading
According to the United States Census Bureau, the number of the nation’s 65-and-older population has grown by more than one third since 2010. With this growth, the number of people diagnosed with a serious illness has climbed, increasing the need for palliative care. Currently, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services... Keep Reading
April marks the start of National Stress Awareness Month, which has been held every April since 1992 to increase public awareness about the causes of and cures for modern stress. According to the American Institute of Stress, about 90% of all visits to primary care physicians are for stress-related disorders,... Keep Reading
As Medicare home health and hospice growth continues in the United States, so too does scrutiny related to increased government spending for services under the Medicare program. While home-based care saves the United States healthcare system billions of dollars compared to nursing home and hospital care, the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission... Keep Reading
It’s been a year since we had our indoctrination to the COVID-19 pandemic. As we seem to be gaining momentum on vaccinations in the United States, we need to start thinking about the “other side” of COVID-19. What will our health world, and more specifically, our home health world, look like... Keep Reading
Home care organizations must plan for emergencies of all kinds and be ready for any disaster. Yet, the COVID-19 pandemic still caught even the most prepared organizations off guard. During these trying times, organizations had to adapt and find new methods to conduct necessary operations. Creating a new emergency plan that... Keep Reading
It is an easy argument to make that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected everyday life for almost everyone. The hospice industry and hospice professionals that provide care are no exception. Hospice organizations have adjusted the ways that care is provided and adapted to new a business model. The number of hospice... Keep Reading
In this episode of Help Choose Home, the special guest is Dr. Fran Hoh, an Advanced Practice Nurse board-certified in hospice and palliative care, as well as the founder and CEO of Palliative RX. Palliative RX offers live online programs in elderly healthcare education for families and patients who have... Keep Reading
During an audience poll in a recent presentation, 61% of attendees admitted that they are not using an electronic medical records (EMR) software that offers interoperability with other programs. Using an intuitive home health software that provides these built-in connections will save organizations time and money, and even facilitate better patient... Keep Reading
Managing claim payments is an integral but often time-consuming process in the home care industry. Yet with increasing client volumes, an expanding health insurance market and a decrease on reimbursement rates, using claims management tools is a must in order to meet industry demands. An increasing number of healthcare organizations are... Keep Reading

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