Electronic CCD Speeds Referral Process, Patient Care

Posted On: July 18th, 2017

Charlie Batutis By Charlie Batutis 
Connectivity/Technology Senior Product Manager, Change Healthcare
Electronic CCD Speeds Referral Process, Patient Care

Besides providing quality clinical care, how does a home health or hospice organization differentiate itself from competitors and become the first choice among referral sources? The answer is speed—the time required to process and accept a referral so care can … Continue Reading

Watch for Electronic Visit Verification Rules in Your State

Posted On: July 5th, 2017

Amy Shellhart By Amy Shellhart 
Vice President of Product Management, Change Healthcare

After fits and starts in as many as 17 states, the 21st Century Cures Act was signed into law during the waning days of the Obama administration.  Under the new law, electronic visit verification (EVV) is expected in all states … Continue Reading

New Survey Shows Views on End-of-Life Care, Death Similar Across Countries

Posted On: June 27th, 2017

Billie Whitehurst By Billie Whitehurst, MS, RN 
Vice President and General Manager, Change Healthcare
Man Holding Hand of Patient in Hospice Care

Despite geographical and demographic differences, attitudes about end-of-life care and death aren’t that different in the United States compared to Italy, Brazil and Japan, according to a new survey. But Americans are more attuned to the end-of-life wishes of loved … Continue Reading

Speed Custom Form Creation with Clinical Forms Express

Posted On: June 20th, 2017

Jennifer VanWinkle By Jennifer Van Winkle 
Clinical Product Manager, Change Healthcare
Speed Custom Form Creation

While healthcare regulations and arrangements among providers have been changing rapidly, the documentation required to comply with regulatory and contractual obligations hasn’t kept pace. But home care organizations often can’t wait for the right form to become available. They need … Continue Reading

Emerging Role of Tablets in Home Health

Posted On: June 13th, 2017

Jennifer VanWinkle By Jennifer Van Winkle 
Clinical Product Manager, Change Healthcare
Emerging Role of Tablets in Home Health

While the laptop long has been the de facto field device used by home care clinicians and therapists, the importance of tablets as companion devices is growing. The advantages of tablets versus laptops designed for field work include lower acquisition … Continue Reading