Category Archives: Home Health Evidence-Based Practice

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Study Shows Home Health Value in CJR Demonstration

CJR Demo Shows Value of Home Health

New research demonstrates the value of home health to provide quality care at a lower cost than many alternative care settings for patients undergoing lower extremity joint replacement (LEJR). Home health organizations in the 67 geographic areas where the Medicare … Continue Reading

Joint Replacement Model an Opportunity for Home Care

Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model

You can’t escape the fact that the Affordable Care Act and payment reforms continue to transform healthcare, for patients as well as providers. But I hope that you also haven’t escaped the realization that care and payment reforms present new … Continue Reading

Improving Care Quality Focus of New E-book

Central Focus of Home Care Regulations Improving Care Quality

As an executive, clinician or therapist at a home care organization, your mission is to provide quality outcomes for your patients. For patients, those outcome goals may be modest: recovery from a painful wound; using a walker to go to … Continue Reading

5 Home Care Trends to Watch Out for in 2016

Nurse talking to elderly patient

As the holiday season comes to a close, our thoughts naturally turn to what the new year will bring. Over the past few years, changes to the home care industry – like all facets of healthcare delivery – have been … Continue Reading

What is Population Health? Definition Beginning to Gel

People asking the question, ‘What is population health’

The term population health is used so frequently these days you’d think its meaning was widely accepted. The truth is, the definition depends on who you’re speaking with. Still, we’re beginning to form some consensus—always a good thing. Earlier this … Continue Reading