Home Health Agencies and Telehealth

NavCare Launches Expanded Technology Platform to Support CCM, RPM, TCM, and In-Person Care | PRWeb | 4/2/2020

… to Support CCM, RPM, TCM, and In-Person Care Share Article Just in Time to Address Pandemic with Comprehensive Virtual Telehealth Services AUGUSTA, Ga. NavCare, the industry leader in the delivery of comprehensive chronic care … and loved ones. “For more than 30 years, through our home health agencies, NavCare has provided care management services to seniors,” said Debora Fisher, chief operating officer for NavCare. “Checking in with patients on a …

A guide to telehealth vendors in the age of COVID-19 | Healthcare IT News | 3/30/2020

… Note: This guide originally was published on March 30, 2020. But more vendors are being added on a regular basis. Telehealth always has been a key pillar of technology-enabled care delivery that helps hospitals … nursing facilities, and rehabilitation. Synzi Health IT vendor Synzi helps home health agencies act quickly and responsibly so they can protect their patients, their staff and, in the age of COVID-19, their limited personal …

Home health agencies expanding, rolling out more telehealth services | Healthcare Dive | 12/3/2019

Healthcare, which sells data on healthcare providers. Telehealth will see a jump as almost 28% of agencies plan to launch those services. Nearly 21% already offer them, according to the report released Tuesday. Chronic care is another prominent area for the 159 home health agencies in the study. Nearly 70% now offer specialized services geared toward people with chronic illnesses, treating an average of nine diseases. Other common offerings are …

Home health to pare down therapy services, up telehealth offerings | Modern Healthcare | 12/3/2019

The number of home health agencies that use telehealth services like remote patient monitoring, virtual consultations and medication management technology will double over the next two years, according to Definitive Healthcare’s home health study that polled 159 providers in October. More than 53% of respondents indicated that they will use telehealth services within the next two years, up from around 21% currently. Notably, no home health agencies said they would …

CHIME: Acute-Care and Ambulatory Facilities Embracing Health IT | EHR Intelligence | 11/14/2019

… include self-management tools for chronic conditions, while the majority offer test results and visit summaries. When it comes to telehealth services, two-thirds of health organizations with telehealth capabilities said less than 10 percent … are able to obtained data from skilled nursing facilities and home health agencies also improved, with only about one-third lacking the capability to obtain the data. The ambulatory results were very similar to the …

KeyHIE, Life Image first in nation to implement FHIR-based imaging app to share diagnostic content in provider portal | Business Wire | 11/6/2019

… largest and most advanced health information exchanges, KeyHIE connects 18 hospitals, 251 physician practices, 95 long-term care facilities, 30 home health agencies and other healthcare organizations. It serves over 4 million patients over a … network of hospitals, physicians, patients, life sciences, medical devices and telehealth is interconnected with a technical ecosystem of EHRs, PACS, AI solutions, cloud environments and analytics platforms. For more information about Life Image, please visit …

Survey: 88% of providers investing in remote patient monitoring tech | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/5/2019

… April with clinical informatics and health IT thought leaders. Participants were affiliated with community hospitals, ambulatory environments, integrated delivery networks, home health agencies and government organizations. Three survey insights: 1. RPM technologies are being used … of providers are implementing mobile technologies, EHR-based patient portals, telehealth video conferencing services and wearable technology to increase engagement with chronically ill patients. To access the full report, click here . More articles on health …

Netsmart Delivering Hands-on Training to Home Health Agencies in Anticipation of PDGM | Business Wire | 10/14/2019

… and other staff. Netsmart clients outside the roadshow cities will have a chance to join remote training sessions. Additionally, all home health agencies attending the annual National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) Conference … electronic health records (EHRs), health information exchanges (HIEs), analytics and telehealth solutions and services that are powerful, intuitive and easy-to-use. Our platform provides accurate, up-to-date information that is easily accessible to …

Clear Arch Health RPM Solution Well Poised to Support Home Health and Home Care in 2020 and Beyond | PR Newswire | 10/13/2019

… new reimbursement opportunities . Finding solutions that reduce the cost to deliver care and yields better outcomes is a priority to home health agencies facing PDGM. “We know RPM improves patient outcomes and satisfaction rates and … Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM).” In addition to its traditional telehealth capabilities, the RPM platform offers patients the opportunity to keep the tablet and peripheral equipment. This enables patients to continue monitoring their own vital …

CMS Proposes Rules to Implement SUPPORT Act Coverage and Reimbursement of Opioid Treatment | 9/17/2019

… allow certain face-to-face portions of opioid use disorder treatment services to be covered by Medicare when provided via telehealth communication. Comments on the Proposed Rule are due by September 27, 2019. This Alert … C.F.R. § 424.518, a level currently occupied only by new enrolling home health agencies, DMEPOS suppliers, and diabetes prevention program suppliers. [11] This designation would subject OTPs to additional screening requirements that include undergoing a site …

MobileHelp® Healthcare Shares Tools for Home Health Agency Value-based Reimbursement | PR Newswire | 5/30/2019

LAS VEGAS Allowing home health agencies to capitalize on new reimbursement opportunities, MobileHelp® Healthcare , a leader in personal and enterprise healthcare technology solutions, will be showcasing its MobileHelp Touch with MobileVitals – a remote patient monitoring … panel discussions titled, “ Gaining Efficiencies with Remote Patient Monitoring and Telehealth for Home Health and Hospice Care “ on May 30 th at 2:30 p.m. “We know better management of patients reduces hospital readmissions, increases reimbursement …

MobileHelp® Healthcare Shares Tools for Home Health Agency Value-based Reimbursement | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/30/2019

LAS VEGAS , May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Allowing home health agencies to capitalize on new reimbursement opportunities, MobileHelp® Healthcare, a leader in personal and enterprise healthcare technology solutions, will be showcasing its MobileHelp Touch with MobileVitals … panel discussions titled, “ Gaining Efficiencies with Remote Patient Monitoring and Telehealth for Home Health and Hospice Care “ on May 30 th at 2:30 p.m. “We know better management of patients reduces hospital readmissions, increases reimbursement …

Industry Voices—How new CMS policies are changing the way investors view home health | FierceHealthcare | 5/23/2019

… reimbursement guidelines have shifted how skilled home care is valued and has breathed new life into unskilled home care and telehealth services. With 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 each day in the U.S., the market … recalibration of the payment paradigm for the industry. Historically, skilled home health agencies were compensated in a way that penalized certain providers for providing requisite services to patients with complex needs, while rewarded agencies that …