Home Care News

Three Ways MEDITECH Events Put a Spring in Your Step

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The year just started and we’re already thinking ahead to MEDITECH's spring lineup of customer events. We have three reasons to add these to your “Must-Do” list.


ONC Celebrates Kalispell Regional for Connecting Rural Communities

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As part of National Rural Health Day (Nov. 19), ONC celebrated the success of Kalispell Regional Healthcare for connecting local communities and the Veterans Administration (VA) through healthcare IT in Northwest Montana.


NAHC and HHNA Recognize Nation’s Top 50 Home Care & Hospice Nurses

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses Association (HHNA), annually select the top 50 nurses from around the country who go above and beyond to help the patients and families they care for.

 

 


November is Home Care and Hospice Month

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Healthcare and government leaders recognize the month of November as Home Care and Hospice month — a time dedicated to celebrate the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and social workers who are making a difference in the lives of patients and their families. 

 


AARP Spurs Health Technology Innovations for Older Consumers

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AARP is using its strength to help drive improvements to health maintenance and wearable technologies for older adults.

 


Here's Three Ways HIT Improves Patient Care

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When it comes to patient care, it’s so important to have the right information at the right time so caregivers can make the right clinical decisions. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for data from integratable technology like wearable devices, to be a part of a patient’s health record.


NAHC Praises Congress for Letter to CMS Opposing Proposed Payment Modifications

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The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) praised a number of members of the U.S. House of Representatives for sending a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), urging the government regulatory agency to withdraw its proposed case mix cuts and value-based purchasing penalties.

 


Partners in Home Care and MEDITECH’s Hospice Solution Get Rave Reviews

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Congratulations to Partners in Home Care (Missoula, MT) on receiving an outstanding review from the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). 

 


Managing Complex Treatments - Botswana

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A patient living with the chronic effects of HIV requires collaboration and seamless information sharing among providers.


Be Ready for Heavy Volume of Home Care Patients

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Is your organization ready to care for an influx of home care patients? A recent report from Tractica estimates that the number of people worldwide using home health technologies will increase from 14.3 million in 2014, to 78.5 million in 2020.

 


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