Blog

Visit this page often for weekly blog posts that we think you’ll find interesting and helpful.

Topics may range from “Connecting a care team to effectively implement an individualized education plan” to “Elder-specific issues in care coordination.” We think unlocking potential and enhancing care outcomes includes keeping everyone informed of new and better ways to organize and coordinate care in patient-centric ways…

How Care Coordination Reduces Hospital Readmissions And Saves Your Health System Money

While the main purpose of care coordination is to ensure the delivery of the right care, at the right time, from the right person to enhance patient and client outcomes, there are added benefits to implementing its strategies at your organization...

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How Technology Will Make Rural Hospitals More Competitive

When we think of top hospitals in the U.S., we are usually not thinking about hospitals situated in the middle of miles of cornfields and silos. Yet, there are plenty of them saving lives every day in those fly-over states with capital names you...

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Why Caring For Alzheimers Patients Takes Teamwork

Alzheimer's patients are fighting an uphill battle for normalcy and comfort in their caring environments. While this condition starts as nothing more than a mild inconvenience, eventually all Alzheimer's patients need escalating care to keep them...

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Telehealth For Seniors Is Gaining Favorable Momentum

When we think of Seniors, we are not usually not thinking of eager adopters of technology. If you are one of the many who have spent hours on the phone with an aging parent or loved one trying to explain how to work something as simple as the...

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Care Providers Face Challenges As Senior Care Management Services Expand

The aging population needing care continues to climb at a staggering rate. The peak of these services still lives in a faraway place above the clouds. The expansion of healthcare services, for the foreseeable future, will be centered on taking...

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Why In-Home Care Offers Better Insights Into Patient Needs

In-home care for seniors is the preferred way to go for many. The reasons for wanting to be at home are as individual as the patients themselves. For some, it offers the comfort and assurance of familiar surroundings. For others, it’s the...

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How Can Today's Technology Help Seniors Age In Place Better?

Patients are spending less time in the hospital these days thanks to technology. One group who should be considered for what technology can do for them is seniors. The idea “age in place” is a reality for many. How do we keep our seniors safe and...

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Why are ACOs so interested in Home Health Services?

In recent news, the National Association of ACOs announced it is pushing Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to rethink its positions on what qualifies a patient for home health services. While home-based care is rising at a...

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How Good Home Health Care Agencies Lose Money With Bad Records

Medicare is now poised to do a better job at reviewing home health care agency payment claims through its new initiative called Review Choice Demonstration. Illinois is the first state to start this new claim review process, starting June 1st,...

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How Home Health Care Can Help With Senior Behavioral Health Decline

The considerable rise in home healthcare services is certainly one of the best things to happen to the aging population, well known as the Baby Boomers. When you consider this generation is an independent and hearty one, staying in their own home...

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