In this fourth episode of the Homecare & Technology Podcast Series, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Wanda Coley, COO of Well Care Home Health, and Michael McGowan, Founder and President of OperaCare, LLC. This episode is about Data in the Homecare space. A big, and important word and topic in all of healthcare today, we discuss the quality of the information and data that is most utilized to run Homecare organizations. Also, an interesting question on are we looking at the right data when managing our agencies both now and for the future.
Again, this discussion turned to ensuring the data that is collected through technology is done correctly by the humans providing the care and documenting that care.
This is a great series, and we are happy to have you on this journey with us!
Cybercrime is one of the top economic crimes in the world, with cost estimates soon to reach into the trillions. Not only have victim demographics expanded from the large well-known organizations to the small and mid-sized, healthcare providers are now a consistent target. The recent ransomware attacks, and threats of more to come, have raised questions regarding security and available protection mechanisms.
This webinar reviews the critical areas of concern within your environment, provides insight, and offesr tools to defend against these attacks. It also focuses on recovery and the importance of preparing for data loss.
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.
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."
With the needed change in GIP utilization, hospice agencies are struggling to keep Inpatient Unit (or Hospice House) beds full. More are offering residential care (routine home care level of care in a hospice house or inpatient unit) and finding it difficult to meet all the regulations for these patients who typically have a longer length of stay than patients receiving inpatient care. Katie Wehri of Healthcare Provider Solutions delivers valuable education on this.
This excellent session from Melinda Gaboury of Healthcare Provider Solutions will allow Hospice staff members to get a look at adjustments that are currently being rolled out in hospice that effect how the hospice gets paid and are linked to clinical decisions. This session will also assist in evaluating the documentation required for hospice charts to pass medical review by third party reviewers. This is a must hear session, especially for clinical staff looking for more financial understanding.