5 blogs from home care and hospice thought leaders

November 27, 2018 |  Home Care, Nursing, Hospice

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As National Home Care and Hospice Month draws to a close, we’re looking back on the home care blogs that have captured the attention of our readers. If you missed them the first time around, or simply want to refresh your memory, check out our five most popular home care and hospice blogs:

  1. How to survive your next home care audit
    No home care agency looks forward to an audit. Luckily, our most popular home care blog outlines tools that agencies can use to approach each audit confidently. From mock surveys to prioritization tips, learn how to build audit preparation into your organization’s daily routines to avoid any last-minute survey stress.

  2. 3 strategies for success in the rapidly changing home care landscape
    With all the recent regulatory changes occurring in the home health industry, (value-based purchasing, new conditions of participation, etc.) it can be difficult for home care agencies to keep up! This article outlines ways in which organizations can review their methodologies and remove waste from their processes to position themselves for success in any climate.

  3. Tips to prevent readmissions using your EHR
    An optimized EHR can be a key source of support for providers trying to keep patients healthy and out of the hospital. Read this post to see how MEDITECH’s integrated Home Care solution is designed to help providers avoid pitfalls that could lead to their patients being readmitted.

  4. A Social Forum: MEDITECH gathers nurses for open dialogue opportunity
    Each year, MEDITECH hosts a forum giving nurses and home care professionals the opportunity to share strategies and discuss industry-related issues. Read the recap of this year’s event, and stay tuned to our events page for details regarding next year’s forum.

  5. Thought leader podcast series: Home care & population health
    Listen in as Cheryl Adams, RN, BSN, MBA, Home Health Administrator of Sparta Community Hospital, discusses the significant role that home care plays in population health. In this podcast, she’ll discuss how home health has evolved during her 30+ years in the industry, and how Sparta is deploying new telehealth technology to keep patients engaged.

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Written by Pamela Crandall MS, CCC/SLP, Senior Marketing Solutions Manager, MEDITECH

Pamela Crandall is a MEDITECH Senior Marketing Solutions Manager. In her role, she monitors care coordination trends and issues impacting nurses and other care providers (including quality care delivery, surveillance, and post-acute care). Pam keeps healthcare leaders informed of our initiatives through direct interaction and participation in industry events. She is also a practicing Speech Language Pathologist with a Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders from Boston University. With over two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Pam is passionate about helping the healthcare community understand MEDITECH’s vision and commitment to telling the full patient story across the entire continuum of care.
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