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Episode 27: HHGM Discussion with Nick Seabrook

  10/25/2017

  Tripp Matthews, Nick Seabrook

The proposed new Home Health Grouping Model has everyone astir in the Homecare space.  Nick Seabrook, of BlackTree Healthcare Consulting is back on the pod to discuss this massive issue.

We discuss what the major changes are in this Proposed Rule, how they will impact agencies, and why CMS has made this paradigm-shifting change.

 

Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 5

  9/7/2017

  Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Ian Juliano, Ann Meehan

 

In this fifth and final episode of the Homecare & Technology Podcast Series, Tripp Matthews of Curaport and Danielle Pierotti of Elevating HOME are joined by Ann Meehan of AHIMA (the American Health Information Management Association), and Ian Juliano, CEO of Excel Health.  This episode is a look back on the previous elements that have been discussed during this podcast series:  Policy & Compliance, Financial factors, and Quality Data and how they all fit in the Homecare & Technology marriage. 

 

This discussion goes further, and looks at Technology and its role in Homecare from an Information Governance and Strategic Leadership perspective.  A great encapsulation of this entire series!

 

This has been a great series, and we are thankful that you have gone on this journey with us!

 

Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 4

  8/31/2017

  Tripp Matthews, Danielle Pierotti, Wanda Coley, Michael McGowan

 

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!

 

Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 3

  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.”

 

Homecare & Technology Podcast Series - Episode 2

  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.

 

Homecare & Technology Podcast Series, Episode 1

  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!