Category Archives: Home Health Documentation

Interdisciplinary Care Planning Gives More Complete Patient Picture

Interdisciplinary Care Planning Gives More Complete Patient Picture

Interdisciplinary care planning is a key component of the clinical management functionality of McKesson Homecare™ home care software. Nurses, therapists and social workers have their own goals and outcomes that are reflected in the care plans they create. But are … Continue Reading

Data, Analytics Are Keys to Agency Success

Data, Analytics Are Keys to Agency Success

As evidenced by the Agency Opportunities and Challenges Executive Survey that McKesson conducted this spring, declining reimbursements and cost containment are common issues that a majority of agencies face. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) paints a … Continue Reading

The True Costs of Paper-Based Systems

The True Costs of Paper-Based Systems

Paper is just so darn convenient, isn’t it? Grabbing a piece of paper to record something is so ingrained that it’s difficult for many of us to give it up. But that convenience doesn’t offset the true cost of paper, … Continue Reading

Just the Right Amount of Detail

Home care software improves agency efficiency

In healthcare, nothing is more frustrating than a lack of patient information. But in the quest for complete information, we must avoid getting so bogged down in details that every task becomes a Herculean effort. That’s the balancing act Stacy … Continue Reading

Feds Ratchet Up Medicare Fraud Detection Efforts

Feds Ratchet Up Medicare Fraud Detection Efforts

If you think that the federal government isn’t serious about cracking down on instances of Medicaid and Medicare fraud and abuse, think again. During the government’s 2013 fiscal year, a record $4.3 billion was recovered, breaking the previous record of … Continue Reading