Beth Hellriegel, RN, Director Home Health, Hospice, Telehealth, MEDITECH

Beth Hellriegel is a Director of Implementation for MEDITECH and a Registered Nurse. Starting in 1992, her home health and hospice career has involved playing key roles in the development of clinical documentation strategies and EHR deployment with several large home care organizations, including Amedisys Home Health and Hospice Care, The Healthfield Group, and Gentiva Health Services. Since joining MEDITECH in 2006, she’s used her knowledge and passion to evolve the use of the company’s EHR, while designing and directing Home Health and Hospice EHR implementations.

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Tips to prevent readmissions using your EHR


The first of the 78 million baby boomers turned 70 last year, and the rest will do so in the next two decades. This aging population and an increase in chronic disease leads to rising readmission rates. And an industry emphasis on population health and patient engagement makes the need for reducing readmissions all the more important. Striving to reduce readmissions and keep patients healthy outside the hospital walls will further drive the shift from hospitals and nursing homes to care in the home, and from treatment to proactive care and monitoring.

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Topics: Home Care, Nurse, Patients

How to survive your next home care audit


For agencies, there are few situations more stressful than auditor visits. There's never a lot of time to prepare and you always worry about your staff selecting the right clinical and financial reports for surveyors. But you can minimize your stress by getting materials for audits ready in advance, as part of your everyday processes. The more prepared you are, the easier it will be on the day the surveyor arrives at your doorstep.

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Topics: Home Care, Government Regulations, How to

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