Home Health Agencies

COVID-19 Updates from HomeCare | 5/15/2020

… COPD+CHF patients in each county was used as the underlying criteria for the heatmap. Another metric included is the number of COPD+CHF patients per home health agency, which Trella hopes will help home health agencies predict demand and need. View the map here . Thursday, April 23, 4:17 p.m. EasyBreathe , a supplier of sleep apnea solutions, has donated BiLevels and BiPAPS and supportive supplies such as masks to Martin …

Pennant Reports Fiscal Year 2020 First Quarter Financial ResultsConference Call and Webcast scheduled for tomorrow, May 14, 2020 at 10:00 am MT | BioSpace | 5/14/2020

… first quarter, Mr. Walker observed, “We are pleased with the progress in both of our segments. In our home health and hospice business, our clinical outcomes continue to improve as nearly 70% of our home health agencies rated four stars or better and our 60-day acute care hospitalization rate continues a downward trend. Strong clinical execution coupled with consistent cost discipline expanded segment EBITDA margin, which increased 140 basis …

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Answering the Call: Deport business providing lower cost PPE to police, fire depts. | 5/14/2020

Save DEPORT — Roy Moll saw a need, and he’s rising to the challenge of fulfilling it. Moll, owner of Global Tech Public Safety Equipment, has started selling personal protective equipment to fire and police departments and to home health agencies . The goal: to help the essential agencies save money on purchasing equipment. “Anything for our police and fire departments — just because it’s for them, it costs more money. I was …

Real-time home health notifications and patient insights | 5/14/2020

Though home health is the largest provider type for discharges to post-acute care, many hospitals and health systems do not work collaboratively with home health agencies , or efficiently track patient care once they’re discharged to home health. Partnering with home health agencies should be of just as much importance as partnering with other post-acute care providers, such as skilled nursing facilities; SNFs have a higher cost per patient …

Encompass Health prices offering of its additional 4.50% senior notes due 2028 and its 4.75% senior notes due 2030 | PR Newswire | 5/13/2020

… would be unlawful. About Encompass Health As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC ) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 134 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico , the Company is committed to delivering high-quality …

CMS Releases Updated Blanket Waivers for HHAs | 5/13/2020

CMS Releases Updated Blanket Waivers for HHAs WASHIGTON, D.C. (May 13, 2020)—Late on Friday, May 8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) updated its COVID-19 Emergency Declaration Blanket Waivers for Health Care Providers document with welcome changes for home health agencies and hospices. CMS expanded the types of therapists able to perform the initial and comprehensive assessment for all home health patients to include PTs and …

Why the Coronavirus May Lessen the Home Health Industry’s Nursing Shortage | Home Health Care News | 5/12/2020

Learn More Advertisement Johns Hopkins Home Care Group is a part of Johns Hopkins Health System’s Home & Community-Based Services division, which includes four Medicare-certified home health agencies , two private duty companies, a large home medical equipment company, and pharmacy services in the home and the community, including outpatient, specialty and infusion services. Myers’ first claim is indisputable: Americans are increasingly trying to avoid hospitalization, so much so that …

Encompass Health announces launch of senior notes offering | PR Newswire | 5/12/2020

… would be unlawful. About Encompass Health As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC ) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 134 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico , the Company is committed to delivering high-quality …

WellCare Supports New Jersey Communities in Need During the COVID-19 Pandemic | PR Newswire | 5/11/2020

… workers continue to face severe shortages of PPE, WellCare has donated more than $100,000 to help the Home Care & Hospice Association of New Jersey distribute PPE to nearly 50 home healthcare firms, hospice and home health agencies across the state. WellCare also purchased nearly $18,000 worth of Walmart gift cards for use on essential supplies. Each gift card holds a value of $35 and can be used to purchase essential …

Local women making masks for frontline medical staffers | 5/8/2020

… of twin boys who live in Chestnut Hill. She credits all the team members, including Wyndmoor resident Betsy Wallace, for her great organizational skills. Requests for the masks have come from hospitals, soup kitchens, home health agencies , senior centers and food banks. Some organizations want to buy the masks. “The masks aren’t for sale, but any donations will go into making more masks. The food banks are really hurting now …

Communication Science Introduces Coronavirus Care Kit To Help Patients Fight Covid-19 | PRWeb | 5/7/2020

… hang in easy-to-find places; and critical hard-to-find devices, including a digital thermometer, masks, pulse oximeter, and a disinfectant surface cleaner. Coronavirus Care Kits are distributed by healthcare systems, insurance companies, home health agencies , and skilled nursing facilities to their at-risk patients to aid in their home-based recovery and help them stay safe and healthy. “Like our other self-care kits, everything the patient needs …

Voices: Joe Held, Chief Technology Officer, Forcura | Home Health Care News | 5/7/2020

… fax clearinghouses via our home health and hospice agencies, data file feeds and direct API connections to intermediaries such as the electronic health records systems providers, images of physician signatures, video of wounds at home health agencies , virtual doctor visits and chatbots, and more. This opens up opportunities for firms such as Forcura that can aggregate and transform the information to provide actionable content and analytics to measure and improve …

CMS Issues New Interim Final Rule For Medicare and Medicaid Home Health Services | 5/7/2020

… be published on May 8, 2020. The IFC permanently revises certain regulations regarding the scope and provision of home health services under the Medicare and state Medicaid programs, and delays certain reporting requirements for Home Health Agencies (HHAs) during the ongoing COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE). Care Planning – Medicare Home Health Services: CMS has implemented certain provisions of the CARES Act with respect to home health services for Medicare …

Encompass Health declares dividend on common stock | PR Newswire | 5/6/2020

… July 1, 2020 . About Encompass Health As a national leader in integrated healthcare services, Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC ) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 134 hospitals, 245 home health locations, and 83 hospice locations in 37 states and Puerto Rico , the Company is committed to delivering high-quality …

Harris obit | 5/6/2020

… her home on Friday, May 1, 2020. Ginny had lived in Marianna since 1982. She graduated from the nursing program at Wake Forest and was a registered nurse working at Jackson Hospital and several home health agencies , until her retirement. Ginny enjoyed spending time with her family, especially the little ones who called her “Gin Gin”. She never met a stranger and was always willing to give help to those …

COVID-19: CMS Releases Additional Blanket Waivers and Flexibilities | 5/5/2020

… to expand access to care and testing related to COVID-19. These waivers and rule changes impact health care providers across the spectrum—including hospitals, nursing facilities, durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, supplies supplier, home health agencies , hospices, and opioid treatment programs, to name a few. Some of these waivers and rule changes are new, while others update previous waivers and changes. CMS has also updated the provider specific guidance …

Coronavirus Consequence: Home Health Agencies See Spike in LUPAs | Home Health Care News | 5/5/2020

… our clinicians safe … and have we coded for all of our core comorbidities through PDGM? We’re going to choose the former.” Based in the Seattle area, EvergreenHealth Home Care was one of the first home health agencies in the country to grapple with the coronavirus. As a result, Evergreen, like Encompass, has seen LUPAs increase sharply. The trend highlights the need for reimbursement changes by CMS, Korte said. The Partnership …

PointClickCare Acquires Co-Pilot Analytics Solution | Business Wire | 5/5/2020

… interoperable, mobile friendly, and regulatory-compliant electronic health record and revenue cycle management platform, PointClickCare helps care providers connect and collaborate within their care network. Over 21,000 skilled nursing facilities, senior living communities, and home health agencies use PointClickCare today, making it the North American healthcare IT market leader for the LTPAC industry. For more information on PointClickCare’s software solutions, please visit www.pointclickcare.com . About Consonus Healthcare Consonus provides rehab, pharmacy …

Physician - Family Medicine - Family Medicine Opportunities in Oklahoma City Metro - USA-OK-Oklahoma City | 5/5/2020

EPIC EMRAbout INTEGRISINTEGRIS is the state’s largest Oklahoma-owned health system and one of the state’s largest private employers, with hospitals, rehabilitation centers, physician clinics, mental health facilities, fitness centers, independent living centers, and home health agencies throughout much of the state.INTEGRIS Medical Group is the physician-led employed medical group for INTEGRIS and the largest physician network in Oklahoma.Why INTEGRIS?We are committed to The Most Challenging HealingTM, and …

Services Offered By Home Health Agencies in Miami FL | 5/4/2020

… member to be taken care of really well, consult a popular and reputable Home Health Agency in Miami FL . VN:F [1.9.22_1171] please wait… Rating: 5.0/ 5 (1 vote cast) Services Offered By Home Health Agencies in Miami FL , 5.0 out of 5 based on 1 rating Related Posts …

Updox Partners with PointClickCare to Modernize Communications for Senior Care Providers | PRWeb | 5/4/2020

… interoperable, mobile friendly, and regulatory-compliant electronic health record and revenue cycle management platform, PointClickCare helps care providers connect and collaborate within their care network. Over 21,000 skilled nursing facilities, senior living communities, and home health agencies use PointClickCare today, making it the North American healthcare IT market leader for the LTPAC industry. For more information on PointClickCare’s software solutions, please visit pointclickcare.com . Share article on social media or email …

Jackson County COVID-19 Response Efforts | 5/4/2020

… basis and other close contacts of the individuals testing positive are identified and provided instruction for quarantining and breaking the cycle of disease spread. Jackson’s medical care community from local providers, congregate care homes, home health agencies on up to the local hospital and EMS agencies have all ensured that those in need of care get care. The Jackson COVID-19 Action Network, also known as JCAN, is bringing together …

Assisted living facilities protest lack of state resources to treat Covid-19 patients – The Buffalo News | 5/4/2020

… everything they can with the scarce resources available to them,” the letter said. A Health Department spokesman said more than 2.5 million pieces of PPE have been sent since March to adult care facilities, home health agencies , hospices and nursing homes. Facilities are required to report their PPE inventory daily to the Health Department, which allows the information to assess their needs. Newcomb’s letter said assisted living facilities “were only …

My Turn: James Nyberg: | 5/4/2020

… COVID-19 pandemic.� Every day they are providing compassionate care to thousands of residents, regardless of their COVID status. Other senior care providers also face significant risks and challenges. Assisted living residences, senior housing, home health agencies , and the PACE program have direct contact with seniors each day as they work to provide food, shelter and/or services to the seniors who rely upon them, while adult day centers have …

My Turn: James Nyberg — Pandemic puts the spotlight on elderly care - News - providencejournal.com - Providence, RI | 5/4/2020

… COVID-19 pandemic. Every day they are providing compassionate care to thousands of residents, regardless of their COVID status. Other senior care providers also face significant risks and challenges. Assisted living residences, senior housing, home health agencies , and the PACE program have direct contact with seniors each day as they work to provide food, shelter and/or services to the seniors who rely upon them, while adult day centers have …

Medicaid

(USA-NY-Melville) Outreach Specialist - Remote - PS31230 | 12/4/2019

home health agencies to vendors Qualifications: Requires HS Diploma or equivalent; 1+ year of customer service experience with an understanding of the basic principles of managed care; 1+ year of understanding of the concepts of publicly financed health insurance, such as Medicare and Medicaid programs; 1+ year of call center experience; Or, any combination of education and experience that would provide an equivalent background. Comprehension of the various cultural and …

Medicare

Home Health M&A Activity Steady in 2019, as Hospice Deals Spike | 12/4/2019

… to health care professionals and senior care providers. Overall, 2018 saw 85 total home health and hospice transactions. Advertisement Although, home health agencies make up the majority of M&A transactions — with 72% in both … companies, based on the significantly more positive reimbursement environment, with Medicare Advantage plans set to roll out hospice benefits beginning in 2021, and the uncertainty currently playing out on the home health side before the …

Home Health Care

Kentucky certificate of need law halted health care firm, lawsuit says | 12/4/2019

… immigrants in the Louisville area will sue Kentucky, claiming its “certificate of need” law has prevented them from opening a home health care company. Standing in front of the Gene Snyder Federal Courthouse on Wednesday … its own home health agency.” Today, the attorneys added, new home health agencies are allowed to open in just six of the state’s 120 counties …

Home Care

Kentucky certificate of need law halted health care firm, lawsuit says | 12/4/2019

… their plan to file a federal lawsuit against several state agencies and officials over not being able to open Grace Home Care Inc. this year. Tawari, 45, immigrated to the United States in 2008, earned … its own home health agency.” Today, the attorneys added, new home health agencies are allowed to open in just six of the state’s 120 counties …

HIPAA

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… manner, which may include the nursing supervisor, dispensing pharmacist, registered dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company … security required by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as all home infusion standards of practice Complete all training required upon hire and annually per policy, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification …

Medicare Advantage

Home Health M&A Activity Steady in 2019, as Hospice Deals Spike | 12/4/2019

… to health care professionals and senior care providers. Overall, 2018 saw 85 total home health and hospice transactions. Advertisement Although, home health agencies make up the majority of M&A transactions — with 72% in both … companies, based on the significantly more positive reimbursement environment, with Medicare Advantage plans set to roll out hospice benefits beginning in 2021, and the uncertainty currently playing out on the home health side before the …

EMR

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… manner, which may include the nursing supervisor, dispensing pharmacist, registered dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company … of and experience with Microsoft Office and electronic medical records (EMR) programs Knowledge of the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) standards of practice, policies and procedures Knowledgeable of HIPAA patient privacy and data security requirements, OSHA …

Clinical Operations

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… orders received from a physician or licensed practitioner. The Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse fills an integral role in the clinical operations of the organization, working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team needed to prepare … dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company, providing agency education and support as requested by the nursing …

Clinical Documentation

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… of care and ongoing, particularly as related to the diagnosis being treated with the prescribed infusion therapy Complete all required clinical documentation thoroughly and timely, including nursing plans of care (POC), plans of treatment (POT … dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company, providing agency education and support as requested by the nursing …

Infusion Therapy

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… operations of the organization, working collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team needed to prepare, deliver and seek reimbursement for the infusion therapy that is safely and effectively administered to each patient. Primary Responsibilities: Establish and … dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company, providing agency education and support as requested by the nursing …

Electronic Medical Record

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… manner, which may include the nursing supervisor, dispensing pharmacist, registered dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company … unit, post-anesthesia care unit, or similar setting) Proficient with electronic medical record documentation Willing and able to work with an interdisciplinary team of professionals including pharmacists and technicians, physicians and other licensed prescribers, registered …

Remote Monitoring

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

… 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 … service in the next two years. The majority (66.7%) offer remote monitoring with consumer devices, while nearly 35% plan to launch or expand this service in the next two years. Half of the home health …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

PDGM and the Golden Hour of Home Care | 12/3/2019

… in the Home The home health care atmosphere is changing as technology is becoming readily available in the home environment. Home health agencies can register or partner with other organizations to take advantage of CMS’s … Health Quality Reporting Requirements; and Home Infusion Therapy Requirements. [Internet] Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Accessed at: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/HomeHealthPPS/Home-Health-Prospective-Payment-System-Regulations-and-Notices …

Virtual Care

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 … the entire healthcare industry will help meet this need.” But virtual care will require better care coordination and communication between providers as the industry adapts to the burgeoning technology, Gattis added. The home health sector …

Behavioral Health

The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… As pediatricians and clinicians, we see first-hand how adverse childhood experiences in these environments affect brain development, psychosocial and behavioral health, as well as physical health,” said Shivani Mehta , MD, MPH of Atrium Health … hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health …

Readmissions

PDGM and the Golden Hour of Home Care | 12/3/2019

… in the Home The home health care atmosphere is changing as technology is becoming readily available in the home environment. Home health agencies can register or partner with other organizations to take advantage of CMS’s … were 64% lower (9 visits compared to 25) 90-day readmissions were 42% lower (19.4% overall) Patients admitted to SNF care were 61% lower (6.5% overall) Patient 90-day mortality was 84% lower (3.3% overall …

Home Healthcare

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 … with 61.6% conveying that as being their greatest challenge. The home healthcare industry is projected to grow 36% by 2028, estimated to add over 1 million jobs in the process, according to the Bureau of …

Telehealth

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 …

Patient Monitoring

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

… 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 … of telehealth services, the study found. Nearly 73% offer remote patient monitoring with clinical grade devices and nearly 42% plan to add or expand this service in the next two years. The majority (66.7%) offer …

Health Tech

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 …

Substance Abuse

The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… cancer, Alzheimer’s, and depression.” In addition, the more ACEs a child has, the greater the risk for chronic disease and substance abuse later in life . The economic toll of ACEs is estimated to be billions … hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health …

Palliative Care

The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health and well-being of its communities through high-quality patient care, education and research programs, and numerous collaborative partnerships and initiatives. About Novant Health Novant Health is an integrated network of physician clinics, outpatient facilities and hospitals that delivers a seamless and convenient healthcare experience …

21st Century Cures Act

PDGM and the Golden Hour of Home Care | 12/3/2019

… Home health agencies can register or partner with other organizations to take advantage of CMS’s new Home Infusion Therapy Benefit ─ particularly by reaching the non-homebound patient population ─ under Medicare Part B of the 21st Century Cures Act , which will become a permanent program in 2021. 1 Home acute care programs (e.g., Hospital at Home © ) are showing promising positive outcomes (e.g., shorter length of stay and lower readmission rates, emergency …

Population Health

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

… 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 … apps for e-visits (33.3%), group video conferencing (33.3%) and population health tools such as texting (27.3%). They’re planning to add or expand in a variety of areas including palliative care, veteran-specific care and …

Medication Management

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

… 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 … Other technology services home health agencies offer include: email (42.4%), medication management technology (42.4%), image sharing technology (36.4%), mobile apps for e-visits (33.3%), group video conferencing (33.3%) and population health tools such as texting …

UnitedHealth Group

Per Diem Home Infusion Nurse RN Westchester County NY - UnitedHealth Group - Westchester County, NY | 12/4/2019

… manner, which may include the nursing supervisor, dispensing pharmacist, registered dietitian, and licensed prescriber, among others Establish collaborative relationships with home health agencies (HHAs) delivering services on behalf of / or in conjunction with the Company … and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order …

PointClickCare

2020 Question for Industry Experts | 12/2/2019

How Home Health Agencies and HMEs can become the place for a medical alert device PointClickCare Read this Case Study to learn how one company saved 437 hours per month in Orders Processing. Principle Business Enterprises Find out why incontinence is a top three HME product category Visiting Nurses Associations of America What’s new in this year’s 21st Edition Clinical Procedure Manual PointClickCare This toolkit provides a series of checklists …

ABILITY Network

Business Buzz | 12/1/2019

home health agencies in the United States. The ranking is developed by ABILITY Network, a leading information technology company helping providers and payers simplify the administrative and clinical complexities of health care. Allied Services Home Health serves patients in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming counties, bringing medical care to patients in their own homes. The service combines the health system’s more than 30 years of nursing and …

Cerner

“North America Long-Term Care Software market is anticipated to reach USD 3,126.36 Million by 2030”, says Visiongain | 11/29/2019

… eMAR), Payroll Management), Mode of Delivery (Cloud-Based Solutions, On-Premise Solutions, Web-Based Solutions), End User (Assisted Living Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Nursing Homes), and Geography. North America Long-Term Care Software market is … market report features companies such as Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Inc., Cerner, Epic Systems Corporation, MatrixCare, McKesson Corporation, Netsmart, Omnicare, Omnicell, Inc., Optimus EMR, PointClickCare Also, the research study offers market estimation and forecast for the …

McKesson

“North America Long-Term Care Software market is anticipated to reach USD 3,126.36 Million by 2030”, says Visiongain | 11/29/2019

… eMAR), Payroll Management), Mode of Delivery (Cloud-Based Solutions, On-Premise Solutions, Web-Based Solutions), End User (Assisted Living Facilities, Home Health Agencies, Nursing Homes), and Geography. North America Long-Term Care Software market is … are likely to boost market growth over the forecast period. McKesson Pharmacy released the 7.0 version of the EnterpriseRx platform in November 2016, which is a cloud-based pharmacy management system that centrally manages information …

Complia Health

Complia Health Offers ContinuLink Mobile Edge, Ohio’s First Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Third-Party Vendor. | PRWeb | 11/26/2019

Complia Health Offers ContinuLink Mobile Edge, Ohio’s First Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Third-Party Vendor. Share Article Complia Health leads in approved third-party EVV vendors in Ohio with its mobile home care solution, ContinuLink … Mobile Edge app is an integrated EVV solution, seamlessly connecting home health agencies to caregivers through their digital application. Mobile Edge provides real-time communication and support using innovative technology. The EVV vendor certification is …

AccentCare

(USA-TX-Wharton) Regional Director of Operations | 11/22/2019

Job Information AccentCare, Inc. Regional Director of Operations in Wharton , Texas AccentCare, Inc.® is a national post-acute healthcare provider with 45 years of industry experience. We thrive on providing patient-centric care and a warm and personalized experience within our local communities. Your Success is our Success. We strive to provide new employees with a structured on-boarding process to help you become assimilated quickly, and cutting-edge tools …

Reliq Health

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Signs Six New Contracts in Texas | Globe Newswire | 11/22/2019

HAMILTON, Ontario, Nov. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community … Health Technologies, Inc. “These six new clients include physician practices, home health agencies, a home hospice organization and a pharmacy network with multiple locations across South Texas. These healthcare organizations will be using the iUGO …

AdventHealth

AdventHealth Hosts Free Education Series: Life After Prostate Cancer - Recovery is a Journey | 11/20/2019

… end of treatments, it also marks the beginning of living life after prostate cancer. Understanding that recovery is a journey, AdventHealth is committed to whole-person care and making sure cancer patients and their families … caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making …

Amedisys

Amedisys Building ‘Industrial-Strength Chop Shop’ for Exiting Home Health Agencies | 11/18/2019

Facebook Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) — already the second-largest home health provider in the country — is trying to build “an industrial-strength chop shop” to help drive growth, according to CEO and President Paul Kusserow … PDGM presents, some industry insiders predict that roughly 30% of home health agencies could exit the market next year. That figure may ultimately end up even higher, however, because the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services …

Encompass Health

Encompass Health (AMEX:EHC) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS | 11/15/2019

Encompass Health (AMEX:EHC) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 28th. The company reported $0.93 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by $0.04, Briefing.com reports. The … and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies …

Homecare Homebase

LHC Group, Inc. (LHCG) CEO Keith Myers on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 11/11/2019

… required to have information necessary to make informed decisions about their post-acute care options, including data on quality measures. Home health agencies are also required to provide relevant data on quality measures. As the … Almost Family locations fully converted to LHC Group’s instance of Homecare Homebase prior to the third quarter, we demonstrated sequential organic growth in home health admissions of 1.2% in the quarter as compared to the …

KeyHIE

KeyHIE Adds FHIR-Based Imaging App to Health Information Exchange - EHRIntelligence.com | EHR Intelligence | 11/7/2019

Adoption & Implementation News KeyHIE Adds FHIR-Based Imaging App to Health Information Exchange KeyHIE has implemented Life Image’s Viewer, the first FHIR-based imaging app, into its health information exchange. By November 07, 2019 - The … hospitals, 251 physician practices, 95 long-term care facilities, 30 home health agencies, and other healthcare organizations. “As a longtime partner of Geisinger, Life Image is thrilled to be able to continue innovating with the …

Medline

What do Bots Have to do With Patient Care? | 10/21/2019

What do Bots Have to do With Patient Care? 21 Oct CipherHealth This article was originally published by the Medline Newsroom. Engaging patients and their families can help improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, and … they’re expanding the reach of CipherOutreach , an engagement platform for home health agencies. The platform uses automated call, text and email to send reminders, facilitate preventative health outreach and record care information that patients can …

CipherHealth

What do Bots Have to do With Patient Care? | 10/21/2019

What do Bots Have to do With Patient Care? 21 Oct CipherHealth This article was originally published by the Medline Newsroom. Engaging patients and their families can help improve clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction, and … they’re expanding the reach of CipherOutreach , an engagement platform for home health agencies. The platform uses automated call, text and email to send reminders, facilitate preventative health outreach and record care information that patients can …

Netsmart

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

Blog This Netsmart announced today that it is on track to meet technology development milestones to accommodate new regulatory requirements as directed by the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) . The healthcare IT company will bring … 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 and Expo Oct. 13 – 15 in Seattle are encouraged to …

Ensemble Health Partners

Luisa Beltran wrote a new post, Golden Gate to buy majority of Ensemble Health Partners, on the site PE Hub | 5/30/2019

Golden Gate to buy majority of Ensemble Health Partners May 30, 2019 Bon Secours Mercy Health is selling 51 percent of Ensemble Health Partners to Golden Gate Capital . Financial terms weren’t announced. Ensemble, of Mason … care sites, including more than 40 hospitals, more than 50 home health agencies, hospice agencies, and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to serve each patient with dignity, Bon Secours Mercy …

Golden Gate Capital

Luisa Beltran wrote a new post, Golden Gate to buy majority of Ensemble Health Partners, on the site PE Hub | 5/30/2019

… of Ensemble Health Partners May 30, 2019 Bon Secours Mercy Health is selling 51 percent of Ensemble Health Partners to Golden Gate Capital . Financial terms weren’t announced. Ensemble, of Mason, Ohio, provides revenue cycle management … care sites, including more than 40 hospitals, more than 50 home health agencies, hospice agencies, and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to serve each patient with dignity, Bon Secours Mercy …

Golden Gate Capital Invests in Ensemble Health Partners | PR Newswire | 5/29/2019

… cycle management provider, announced today that Bon Secours Mercy Health will sell 51 percent of the equity in Ensemble to Golden Gate Capital, a leading private equity investment firm. Bon Secours Mercy Health will continue … care sites, including more than 40 hospitals, more than 50 home health agencies, hospice agencies, and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to serve each patient with dignity, Bon Secours Mercy …

Atrium Health

The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems Charlotte pilot program with Atrium Health and Novant Health supports state’s goal to address social, economic and environmental health … hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health …

Carolinas HealthCare System

The Center for Youth Wellness Launches Childhood Adversity Screening Program with Leading North Carolina Health Systems | PR Newswire | 12/3/2019

… Carolinas HealthCare System, one of the nation’s leading and most innovative health care organizations, provides a full spectrum of health care and wellness programs throughout the Southeast region. Its diverse network of care locations includes academic medical centers, hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance …

Highmark Health

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

… 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 … threatening conditions, has inked contracts with Ascension, CommonSpirit Health, and Highmark Health

HCA

Vice President - Case Management - Riverside, CA, , USA #jobs #Riverside pls RT | 11/29/2019

Job Detail for Vice President - Case Management Job Location: HCA Healthcare, Riverside, CA, Vice President - Case Management Job Location: HCA Healthcare, Riverside, CA, , USA Jobs In Vice President Case Managem R… Jobs In Vice President … variety of individuals in multiple settings (e.g., external case managers, home health agencies, third party payers, acute care staff, physicians). Understanding of principles of Social Work and Case Management. Demonstrated assessment, planning, and intervention skills …

Adventist Health

Newest AdventHealth DAISY Award Winner is Part of The Baby Place Care Team | 11/26/2019

Adventist Health System.With a sacred care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making communities healthier unify the system’s nearly 50 hospital campuses diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states …

Adventist Health System

Newest AdventHealth DAISY Award Winner is Part of The Baby Place Care Team | 11/26/2019

… Adventist Health System.With a sacred care for every stage of life and health. More than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in physician practices, hospitals, outpatient clinics, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers provide individualized, wholistic care. A shared vision, common values, focus on whole-person health and a commitment to making communities healthier unify the system’s nearly 50 hospital campuses diverse markets throughout almost a dozen states …

St. Joseph Health

(USA-CA-Napa) Non-Invasive Cardiology Nurse Practitioner | 11/26/2019

… graduates (ACNP or AGACNP) are welcome to apply Where You’ll Work Queen of the Valley Medical Center, part of the St. Joseph Health system, is a 208-bed hospital serving Napa Valley and the surrounding … within a network of 16 acute care hospitals and numerous home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities and community clinics. Headquartered in Irvine, California, SJH serves 10 distinct communities within three general regions: Northern California, Southern …

LHC Group

LHC Group, Texas Health Resources, and Methodist Health System expand partnership with purchase of Arlington home health agency | Globe Newswire | 11/22/2019

LAFAYETTE, La., Nov. 22, LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG), Texas Health Resources, and Methodist Health System today announced an agreement for DFW Home Health to purchase and share ownership of Healthcare Resources – a home health provider serving patients and families in Arlington, Texas. DFW Home Health is a separate legal entity jointly owned by LHC Group, Texas Health Resources, and North Texas Health Facilities Management, Inc., a subsidiary of Methodist Health …

Geisinger

KeyHIE Adds FHIR-Based Imaging App to Health Information Exchange - EHRIntelligence.com | EHR Intelligence | 11/7/2019

… clinically important information for diagnosis or treatment at the point of care,” said Joe Fisne, associate chief information officer of Geisinger, which founded KeyHIE. From the KeyHIE provider portal, clinicians find a patient’s medical image … hospitals, 251 physician practices, 95 long-term care facilities, 30 home health agencies, and other healthcare organizations. “As a longtime partner of Geisinger, Life Image is thrilled to be able to continue innovating with the …

Geisinger Health System

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

Geisinger Health System in April 2005, via a memorandum of understanding signed by 8 hospitals throughout Central Pennsylvania. One of the nation’s 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 53-county presence in Pennsylvania to ensure health information follows patients, regardless of …

Mercy Health

LifeBridge Health Acquires Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital | News Releases | Main | 11/1/2019

Baltimore, Md. (Nov. 1, 2019) - Bon Secours Mercy Health and LifeBridge Health today completed LifeBridge Health’s acquisition of Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital . “At LifeBridge Health, we want to ensure that the people of West Baltimore … sites, which include more than 40 hospitals, as well as home health agencies, hospice, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to serve each patient with dignity, Bon Secours Mercy Health provides …

Bon Secours Mercy Health

LifeBridge Health Acquires Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital | News Releases | Main | 11/1/2019

Baltimore, Md. (Nov. 1, 2019) - Bon Secours Mercy Health and LifeBridge Health today completed LifeBridge Health’s acquisition of Bon Secours Baltimore Hospital . “At LifeBridge Health, we want to ensure that the people of West Baltimore … sites, which include more than 40 hospitals, as well as home health agencies, hospice, skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to serve each patient with dignity, Bon Secours Mercy Health provides …

HealthSouth

William Blair Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Encompass Health Corp (AMEX:EHC) | Daily Political | 11/1/2019

HealthSouth Corporation, is a provider of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 35 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies.Further Reading: Calculating net profit and net profit margin ratio …

Harvard Medical School

Telemedicine Remote Patient Monitoring for Healthcare Industry Significantly Improving Patient Results | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… of IBM Watson Health’s research collaborations with two academic centers – Brigham and Women’s Hospital, which is a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and Vanderbilt University Medical Center – to help advance the science of AI … this week with a mix of clients including Physician Practices, Home Health Agencies and Adult Medical Day Care Organizations. All six new clients will go live this month. Our Implementations team in Texas has been …

Levine Children's Hospital

Halo Clinical Communication Platform™ Comes To The Carolinas | PR Newswire | 8/20/2019

… facilities and the community. In addition to Atrium Health’s Carolinas Medical Center, Halo has also recently implemented the platform at Levine Children’s Hospital and Carolinas Medical Center – Mercy, bringing the total number of Halo users … hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services. Atrium Health works to enhance the overall health …

Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte NC

Carolinas Medical Center deploys smartphone-based communications tech for caregivers | Healthcare IT News | 8/20/2019

… based clinical communications platform enabling reduced length of stay, reduced readmission rates and faster delivery of critical care to patients. Carolinas Medical Center deploys smartphone-based communications tech for caregivers 11:11 AM 800-bed Carolinas … hospitals, freestanding emergency departments, physician practices, surgical and rehabilitation centers, home health agencies, nursing homes and behavioral health centers, as well as hospice and palliative care services …

Lisa Crossley

Reliq Health is not worth the risk, this portfolio manager says | 11/26/2019

Lisa Crossley said that the six new clients include “physician practices, home health agencies, a home hospice organization and a pharmacy network with multiple locations across South Texas.” Crossley said that together they serve over 3,000 chronic disease and palliative patients and that Reliq aims to go live with all six clients next month. Reliq announced on Monday that it will host a shareholder webinar on December 2 to review …

Christine Lang

Acton Nursing Services earns national recognition | 11/26/2019

… Acton Nursing Services has been named a Top Agency of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified … Nursing Services for exemplifying best practice in patient care,” said Christine Lang, senior director for ABILITY Network. “Acton Nursing Services’ home health professionals have demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.” According …

Doug Brown

Post-acute care providers increasing EHR use, survey finds | 11/25/2019

… Doug Brown, managing partner of Black Book Research. “That answer will require the expansion of technology capabilities to connect physician practices, home health agencies, hospices, outpatient settings, skilled nursing facilities, rehabilitation centers, DME firms and hospitals,” he added. Recommended For You You must be a registered member of McKnight’s Long Term Care News to post a comment Please register or login first to post a comment. Login …

Seema Verma

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Medicare Fee-For-Service Improper Payment Rate is Lowest Since 2010 | 11/23/2019

… are threating the long-term sustainability of the program, President Trump is taking action to protect the program,” said Administrator Seema Verma. “Every dollar spent inappropriately is one that should have been used to benefit … actions, including policy clarification and Targeted Probe and Educate for home health agencies, resulted in a significant $5.32 billion decrease in estimated improper payments from FY 2016 to FY 2019. Other Medicare Part B services …

Keith Myers

LHC Group, Texas Health Resources, and Methodist Health System expand partnership with purchase of Arlington home health agency | Globe Newswire | 11/22/2019

… and expand in-home services in the communities they serve. “We are encouraged and excited by the continued success of DFW Home Health and the growth of our partnership across the region,” said Keith Myers, LHC Group chairman and CEO. “By helping our JV partners expand their footprint, we help them enhance access to important services and create healthier communities across the country.” Hospital and home health partnerships focused on …

Crissy Carlisle

Encompass Health to construct 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Toledo, Ohio | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC ) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 133 hospitals, 245 … Contact: Hillary Carnel 205 970-5912 [email protected] Investor Relations Contact: Crissy Carlisle 205 970-5860 [email protected] SOURCE Encompass Health Corp. Related Links http://www.encompasshealth.com …

Hillary Carnel

Encompass Health to construct 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Toledo, Ohio | PR Newswire | 11/13/2019

… Encompass Health (NYSE: EHC ) offers both facility-based and home-based patient care through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies and hospice agencies. With a national footprint that includes 133 hospitals, 245 … 2019 , June 30, 2019 and March 31, 2019 . Media Contact: Hillary Carnel 205 970-5912 [email protected] Investor Relations Contact: Crissy Carlisle 205 970-5860 [email protected] SOURCE Encompass Health Corp. Related Links http://www.encompasshealth.com …

David Dill

LifePoint, LHC Group expand joint venture | Becker’s Hospital Review | 11/5/2019

… home health agencies. The partnership has grown to include 46 home health and hospice locations in eight states. “As our partnership with LHC Group continues to grow, it is energizing to know that we are helping strengthen home health and hospice services in even more communities and further enhancing the support we offer patients and their families,” said David Dill, president and CEO of LifePoint. “We look forward to continuing …

Mark Tarr

Encompass Health reports results for third quarter 2019 and affirms full-year 2019 guidance | PR Newswire | 10/28/2019

home health agencies and hospice agencies, today reported its results of operations for the third quarter ended September 30, 2019. “Both segments experienced strong volume and revenue growth in the third quarter with inpatient discharges increasing 5.5% and home health admissions increasing 22.7% year over year,” said President and Chief Executive Officer of Encompass Health Mark Tarr. “We also made excellent progress in the quarter on our development priorities by …

Lisa Brown

Capital Health Home Care Ashtabula Named 2019 Top 500 HomeCare Elite Agency | 10/25/2019

… that it has been named to the Top 500 of the 2019 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For 14 years, HomeCare Elite has annually identified … demonstrated exceptional commitment to care quality and the patient experience.” Lisa Brown, Chief Operating Officer, Capital Health Care Network, credits the success to strong clinical oversight and a team of highly skilled and caring individuals …

Chris A. Otto

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

home health agencies facing PDGM. “We know RPM improves patient outcomes and satisfaction rates and lowers the costs of care,” said Chris A. Otto , Senior Vice President of Clear Arch Health. “Historically, home health has always seen the value in RPM, but it has been difficult to find funding for the programs. However, we are seeing increasingly more home health agencies implement RPM programs in anticipation of Patient-Driven Groupings …