The coronavirus crisis came on the heels of PDGM implementation, bringing significant change for hospice and home health providers. We’re taking a look at what has happened so far, what’s happening now, and what might be ahead for hospice and home health agencies.
Selecting the right EMR can be critical to the success of your agency in the ever more competitive post-acute care market.
Doing your due diligence is critical to finding, evaluating, and selecting an EMR solution that’s right for your agency.
Managing change can be a complex and challenging process. There are ways to do so, however, that can help minimize the negative impacts, maximize the benefits, and keep stress levels down––even during times of crisis.
It’s important to know what to look for when you’re looking for a new EMR solution. It is especially important to find out what other agencies–and EMR users–have to say about the system(s) you are considering. Both Hospice of the Piedmont and Allied Services left Cerner for NDoc within the past five years, after looking at several other EMR vendors.
There is a lot to consider when looking for a new EMR solution. Perhaps the most important thing to know is what other agencies–and EMR users–have to say about the system(s) you are considering. Allied Services left Cerner for NDoc about five years ago, after considering several other EMR vendors.
Thornberry Ltd has been rated #1 by customers once again, making it seven in a row for the company’s NDoc® home health and hospice EMR.
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are a fact of life in the healthcare arena. More than just the middlemen, PBMs offer a broad range of services that are particularly critical to hospice agencies.
Set to begin in January 2021, Primary Care First is a demonstration program designed to enhance care for patients with serious illnesses. PCF will incentivize quality of care through two voluntary model options, including the Seriously Ill Population option aimed at high-need, high risk patients.
For Medicare-certified Home Health Agencies (HHAs), the new Patient-Driven Groupings Model is certainly revolutionary. PDGM has been proclaimed by consultants and industry analysts as the most consequential regulatory and reimbursement transformation in the home health industry in two decades. Scheduled to become effective on January 1, 2020, the new payment methodology will affect how agencies…
Whether you are looking for an EMR solution or in the middle of implementation, the road to “Live” can be long…and bumpy. Knowing what you want and need, and knowing what to expect, will better prepare you to navigate the challenges ahead.