5 Ways to Reduce Your Home Health & Hospice Security Risk

Recently there has been a lot of talk about cyberattacks on healthcare organizations around the world. While attacks like this are uncommon, it reminds us that maintaining security of devices, systems, and networks is of utmost importance to reduce your home health & hospice security risk. Here are five tips to follow to reduce your […]

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May 23, 2017

Home Health CoPs: 5 Tips to Prepare

Over the past several weeks, home health regulatory expert Mary St. Pierre, RN, BSN, MGA has been breaking down the new Home Health CoPs, including: QAPI Infection Control, Care Planning & Coordination Patient Rights Requirements Comprehensive Assessment of Patients, Skilled Professional Services, and Home Health Aide Services Personnel Qualifications, Emergency Preparedness, Compliance with Regulations, Administration […]

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May 12, 2017

We’re Back! NHPCO MLC 2017 Conference Recap

We had a great time at the NHPCO MLC 2017 conference last week. We had the privilege of meeting with many of our happy customers, as well as getting to know new folks from hospices around the country. Many hospices stopped by to: Discover more about our hospice solutions such as our Hospice EHR Software, […]

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May 11, 2017

CMS Releases FY2018 Hospice Proposed Rule

CMS recently released the FY2018 Hospice Proposed Rule. The rule proposes that the overall payments for Hospice providers increase by 1% ($180 Million). Additionally, the Hospice cap amount for the 2018 cap year would be $28,689.04. In addition to the cap and payment updates, the rule solicits comments regarding the source(s) of clinical information for […]

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May 10, 2017

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Personnel Qualifications, Emergency Preparedness, Compliance with Regulations, Administration of Services, and Clinical Records

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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May 3, 2017

EHR Innovation Essential in Achieving Patient Care Gains

EHRs have long been heralded as technology that can enable clinical staff members to put a greater emphasis on patient care. While rapid EHR deployment across the health care sector has allowed for considerable technological change, the patient care improvements have been uneven. However, continued advances in data management, integration and communication across the industry can […]

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May 1, 2017

Breaking Down the New Home Health Conditions of Participation: Comprehensive Assessment of Patients, Skilled Professional Services, and Home Health Aide Services

Update: On Friday, March 31, 2017, CMS issued a proposed rule to change the new Home Health Conditions of Participation effective date from July 13, 2017 to January 13, 2018. While this change in effective date is currently just a proposed rule, it is expected that the final rule will be consistent with the proposal. […]

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April 26, 2017

Top 3 Reasons to Visit HEALTHCAREfirst at NHPCO Management & Leadership Conference 2017

HEALTHCAREfirst, powered by Deyta Analytics, offers the largest suite of comprehensive EHR software, revenue cycle management services, and advanced analytics for hospice care. Stop by our booth at NHPCO MLC 2017 to learn how we’re helping agencies maximize revenue, ensure regulatory compliance, and provide exceptional patient care. Visit the HEALTHCAREfirst Booth #311 at the NHPCO […]

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April 21, 2017

Document Management Solutions for Home Healthcare

When it comes to digitizing your home healthcare agency, it’s important to know just what kind of innovative document management solutions are available. As the healthcare industry moves into the future, technology moves with it. Essential documents no longer need to be filed away in drawers; they can be pulled up in seconds by the […]

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April 18, 2017
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