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.
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.
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!
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.
Many have said, "everything is for sale, it is just a matter of the price." But if you are considering putting your agency on the market, how can you make sure you are getting full value for your business? Rich Tinsley of Stoneridge Partners is delivering this excellent education on how you can get the right information on the state of the Home Health/Home Care Industry.
Very detailed and informative education from Carolyn Cuttino of Corstrata! Wound Care is not something that Hospice & Palliative Care providers have routinely focused on when providing care for their patients and families. Yet 30% of all Hospice patients have wounds, given the prominence of wounds at end of life, hospice providers must provide a holistic, evidence-based approach for symptom management - infection, pain, wound odor, exudate - and wound improvement for improving quality of life for patients and their families.