In an episode that defines the name of the podcast, Michael McGowan of Operacare is our guest this week. We learn about how Michael went from field nurse to OASIS expert, and how his new company, Operacare, is starting to take the industry by storm.
Michael shares his insights on how Regulators look at clinicial documentation versus how Providers view it, and then really discusses one of the root causes of the maelstrom of change in Home Health Care.
A fascinating and informational conversation to say the least.
The purpose of this webinar is to provide insight into the importance of properly answering portions of the OASIS document that relate to key Medicare initiatives to justify homebound status and medical necessity, as well as providing agencies with training tools to assist in their orientation and training programs. The course will focus on current Medicare changes, the effect of proper scoring on case integrity, insight into training difficult associates, and the impact proper scoring has on the agency. The speaker will also introduce instruments and training tools that allow managers to collect and analyze key metrics as well as tools for use in training start of care clinicians. Course objectives include:
Nick Seabrook of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting returns for a discussion on two of the most important conferences in the healthcare industry. He recounts the 100 conference in Florida, particularly what was on the minds of the leaders of the Homecare industry (hint: Trump).
He also talks about his first visit to the HIMSS conference, the enormity of that show, and what the post-acute care space can learn from this conference.
We also get pretty candid about the current state of the Homecare "voice" in the legislative and policy landscape - and how our industry can improve their standing.
The new Conditions of Participation are here and become effective on July 13, 2017! There are NEW Conditions – QAPI and Infection Control. There are also many changes to Patient Rights, Aide services, Coordination of Care, Emergency Preparedness, and more! Sharon Litwin of 5 Star Consultants led this education session. Her focus is on the key changes and principles of the new Conditions of Participation, highlighting:
In the first podcast of 2017, Tripp is joined by healthcare legal expert Angelo Spinola of Littler Mendelson, P.C. Angelo really gets to the heart of some of the recent legal and legislative happenings in the Home Care space – specifically the Overtime Exemption and FLSA regulations. Very interesting insight into this relatively unknown and often misunderstood law.
The conversation turns more “macro” with an in depth discussion into the new world order of healthcare laws and regulations with a new Presidential administration. What does he think will be most impacted by Trump’s repeal and replace mantra?
This podcast will help explain why Spinola is an expert in such high demand – and we are very pleased to partner with him to deliver more education on these and other topics in the near future.
Chad Whitefield, of Advance Rehabilitation Management Group leads this webinar that provides insight into incorporating any of 40 metrics into your therapy program. The course focuses on benchmarks in all 4 key result areas - operations, compliance, satisfaction (client and associate) and outcomes. Chad also introduces instruments that allow managers to collect and analyze key therapy related metrics as well as tools for use in hiring and creating job descriptions.