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Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 3

  •   Podcast
  •   8/24/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Amy Driscoll, Jarrett Bauer

 

In this episode of the Homecare & Technology Podcast Series produced in conjunction with Elevating HOME, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Amy Driscoll, Manager of Quality and Education for Aurora at Home, and Jarret Bauer, Founder & CEO of Health Recovery Solutions.  The third episode is about Financial Impact of Technology in the Homecare psace.  We discuss the direct and indirect costs of implementing Technology, and as importantly, the cost of NOT fully utilizing the Technologies available to Homecare providers. 

 

As has been a common thread in this series of discussion, one of the critical factors in improving your financial outlook through the usage of Technology is the human component in adapting to and embracing the technologies available.  Also how the Culture Change within Homecare companies can be the biggest “cost.”

 

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Managing Hospice Continuous Care

  •   Webinar
  •   8/23/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

Katie Wehri of Healthcare Provider Solutions is back.  The Continuous Home Care (CHC) level of care has been an area of focus from authorities and misused by some hospices.  This webinar explains not only the criteria for billing this level of care but will also clear up myths about CHC, share examples of situations that meet the criteria for CHC and those that do not, and address common operational issues with this level of care.

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Hospice vs. Palliative Care: What’s the Difference?

  •   Webinar
  •   8/18/2017
  •   Katie Wehri, CHPC

This webinar, presented by Katie Wehri, CHPC, of Healthcare Provider Solutions, compares and contrasts the basics of Hospice Care vs. Palliative Care – including their similarities and differences.  Katie helps you understand the history and evolution of hospice and palliative care, while also explaining the best use of both Hospice and Palliative Care, and their impact on the patient, consumer, and also the healthcare provider.

Said one attendee, "This was a fabulous insight in to the difference between Palliative Care and Hospice."

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Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 2

  •   Podcast
  •   8/17/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Ryan Cavanaugh, Teresa Craig

 

In this episode, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Ryan Cavanaugh, CIO of Fusion Healthcare, and Teresa Craig, VP of Client Strategy at Netsmart Technologies.  The second episode is about Technology as it relates to Policy and Regulatory matters in Homecare.  We discuss where Technology has driven policy changes, and also how Technology is enabling Regulatory Compliance for Homecare providers. 

 

An interesting tangent was taken about the struggles of many agencies to afford the technologies that would further enhance their compliance with policies and regulations.  Also, how the adoption and usage of Technology is still much of the problem when it comes to the intersection of Technology and Homecare.

 

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Kick Your Recruiting Up a Notch

  •   Article
  •   8/14/2017
  •   Ken Rhie

When you want to kick your recruitment efforts up a notch, it's time to implement text messaging. When you add mass SMS as a form of communication, you will reach a wide audience of potential recruits. The younger crowd prefers text messaging over emails and phone calls. If you aren't using a text messaging platform, you are missing out on a big demographic of job candidates. As you continue to excel as a recruiter, it's time to find a text messaging software platform to reach your recruits faster.

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Homecare & Technology Podcast Series, Episode 1

  •   Podcast
  •   8/10/2017
  •   Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Mike Wons, Tracey Moorhead

 

In this special mini-series of podcasts, the folks of ElevatingHOME have joined forces with Curaport to delve into the world of Homecare and its usage of Technology.  There will be several episodes through the month of August.

 

In this initial episode, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Mike Wons, CTO of the State of Illinois, and Tracey Moorhead, CEO of ElevatingHOME.  The first episode is fundamentally an overview of where the Homecare industry is relative to its use of Technology.  Much of the conversation is around why aren't more Homecare agencies utilizing Technology to its fullest, and how that can change.

 

Also, some obstacles to this utilization is discussed, as well as why there is so much optimism about this trend changing in the months and years to come. 

 

This is a great series, and we are happy to have you on this journey with us!

 

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