Hospice Software Checklist

Cumbersome processes, lack of real-time information, and endless streams of paperwork can slow you down and put your hospice at risk. Selecting the right hospice software will facilitate longterm success by ensuring compliance, streamlining operations, accelerating reimbursement, and improving quality of patient care. Use this comprehensive hospice software checklist to identify important key factors when evaluating new hospice software.

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Home Care Software Purchasing Checklist

Home Health Software Purchasing Checklist
It is important to choose a home health software vendor who is right for your business. The software you select should help your agency streamline operations, accelerate reimbursement and improve patient outcomes.
That’s why we’ve taken the time to list many of the key factors that our customers and other agencies have told us are critical for the health of their business and patients.

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A Guide To Home Health Value-Based Purchasing

BACKGROUND
In recent years, the Medicare home health program has grown quickly, both in cost and the number of patients served. In 2009, 3.3 million Medicare beneficiaries received Medicare home health services, resulting in $18.9 billion in Medicare payments. While the Medicare home health program continues to expand, there is mounting concern that the existing payment system does not offer the necessary incentives to provide high-quality,

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Surviving Your Home Health Agency Survey: Planning Ahead

Surviving Home Health Agency Survey Planning: Home Health Survey Success
In our previous post we provided a checklist of items to have handy to help you prepare your home health agency survey.  But in addition to the documentation listed there are a number of things you can do with your managers and staff prior to a survey to ensure your survey is a success.,

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Surviving Your Home Health Agency Survey: Documentation

Home Health Survey Tips.
We are often asked by our customers for tips and information on how to handle a home health agency survey. HEALTHCAREfirst Enterprise Product Manager, Janel Manning, RN, BSN shares some valuable information on how you can be ready when that time comes. Following is the first in a series of articles regarding surveys and Home Health Agency Survey Documentation.

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