Category Archives: Home Health News

In today’s regulatory environment, home health organizations are under greater scrutiny than ever before. Help your organization stay current with the demands and increasing complexities of the U.S. regulatory environment, and explore industry trends and opportunities by reading our home health news section. Explore the posts provided below to learn more about ACOs, value-based care models, patient engagement and more.

Emerging Role of Tablets in Home Health

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

White Paper Details Challenges Facing Home Care Executives

Home Care Executives Facing Challenges

Home care remains in a constant state of flux, making it difficult for executives to get a handle on the top issues their organizations face. One issue that may resonate strongly throughout one organization may not come up on the … Continue Reading

Embrace Marketing to Get Your Message to Patients and Providers

Embrace Marketing to Get Your Message Out

As the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) delays implementation of several bundled payment initiatives, this may be the perfect opportunity to review your organization’s marketing efforts. Marketing is important not only to raise your home care organization’s profile … Continue Reading

4 Years Later, Jimmo Case Settled Again

4 Years Later Jimmo Case Settled Again

When settlement was reached in the Glenna Jimmo case in 2012, it was touted as a new era for home health. The agreement with Medicare dismissed a standard that therapy had to result in improvement in mobility, setting up reimbursement … Continue Reading

Elevating Team Psychology to ‘Safe’ Levels

Elevating Team Psychology to Safe Levels

Patient safety is a mantra in healthcare, but another type of safety deserves our attention: psychological safety for our care teams. A recent article on the New England Journal of Medicine Catalyst blog reports on a study of Google teams … Continue Reading