For home health and hospice providers looking for a quality EMR solution, the challenge can be daunting. The investment in a new EMR is huge, and it might be hard to know how—and where—to start.
The days of freestanding operations and independent documentation are behind us. Quality healthcare relies on connectivity between provider organizations, but this connectivity does not come easily. One of the more important advancements in healthcare interoperability, the Continuity of Care Document is facilitating the secure and timely electronic communication between NDoc® and referral providers.
Recording odometer readings and tracking mileage can be a burdensome chore for field clinicians and therapists, and reimbursement based on odometer mileage can be burdensome for agencies, as well. The process is also fraught with errors, estimates, and inaccuracies that can be costly for agencies. Automated mileage tracking saves time and ensures accurate, reliable reimbursement.
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.