The U.S. population continues to age and more and more older adults are opting to stay at home for as long as possible. Most individuals will require assistance of some kind at some point during their senior years, and they will look to the expanding home care market for a beneficial and cost-effective option.
The 21st Century Cures Act mandates Electronic Visit Verification compliance by January 1, 2020 for personal care services and by January 1, 2023 for home health care. States are selecting among five EVV models, and their selections are impacting home health providers.
Home health and hospice clinicians have unique opportunities for patient-centered goal-setting. Considering each patient’s individual reality and using the SMART goal model can facilitate a collaborative approach which positively impacts outcomes.
The Patient-Driven Groupings Model is considered to be the most significant regulatory and reimbursement transformation in the home health industry in 20 years. PDGM is set to take effect on or after January 1, 2020. Are you ready?
There are great strides being made in improving the way that people in palliative care can engage with the world Caring for a loved one with a serious or terminal illness is one of the most difficult, but also one of…
As healthcare options continue to expand, the secure and timely electronic communication among healthcare providers becomes ever more critical. Interoperability may be the most crucial element to consider when considering an EMR solution.
Thornberry Ltd has been named the 2019 Best in KLAS winner for Home Health, for an unprecedented sixth year in a row. The NDoc® homecare and hospice EMR has been ranked #1 in home health since 2013.
The investment in a new EMR is huge, and the challenge of choosing a quality home health or hospice EMR can be daunting. For home health and hospice providers looking for a quality solution, it might be hard to know how—and where–to start.
A quality EMR can be an invaluable tool in the ongoing effort to increase patient satisfaction for hospice and home health agencies. It can impact staff satisfaction and retention, quality of care, and your agency’s bottom line.
In-patient hospice services bring many benefits to patients, including the ability to easily transition from one care setting to another. However, the logistics of integrating the administrative responsibilities of a hospice service into the larger organization’s workflow can present several challenges. In many cases, integration requires moving from paper to an electronic medical record solution….