HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Partnership with Forcura to Improve Document Management

2018-10-08T20:45:06+07:00March 6, 2018|Press Release|

Springfield, Mo. – March 6, 2018 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics, announced a partnership with Forcura, the industry leader in document workflow management for home health and hospice. Through this partnership, HEALTHCAREfirst will integrate Forcura solutions into its comprehensive EHR systems, firstHOSPICE

What Are Clinical Decision Support Tools?

2018-02-16T02:42:02+07:00February 16, 2018|News|

Clinical decision support tools are found in EHR software that when applied effectively, can enhance patient care quality and outcomes, improve efficiency, and help to ensure regulatory compliance. Through clinical decision support tools, patient specific data and evidence-based guidance are presented to clinicians at appropriate times throughout the care planning process, guiding and reinforcing decisions

Hospice Documentation: Cloning and Checkboxes Just Won’t Cut It

2018-02-09T20:41:48+07:00February 9, 2018|News|

Hospice documentation makes up the clinical record of a patient receiving hospice services. CMS is looking for documentation that is complete, thorough, and patient-specific. As a result, hospices that have long relied on cloning and “checkbox charting” methods are facing the reality of adopting new documentation methods that satisfy regulatory requirements and enhance patient care

Five Tips for a Successful Home Health or Hospice EHR Implementation

2018-02-02T03:48:15+07:00January 23, 2018|News|

Does the thought of a home health or hospice EHR implementation sound daunting? If you said yes, you’re not alone. Sometimes, home health and hospice agencies identify imperfections in their systems and processes that lead them to explore the idea of making an EHR software change. Sometimes agencies are stuck in a sub-optimized infrastructure, not

How to Choose the Right Home Healthcare and Hospice Software Partner

2018-08-10T00:09:50+07:00January 4, 2018|News|

Your EHR is the central nervous system of your agency. Cumbersome processes, lack of real-time information, and a countless amount of paperwork puts your agency at risk for non-compliance and can impact your cash flow as well as the quality of care you provide. Selecting the right home healthcare software features for your business will enable long-term success

Streamlined Hospice EHRs Help Emphasize Patient Care

2018-01-10T03:58:41+07:00November 18, 2017|News|

Taking care of hospice patients presents challenges that agencies must be prepared to overcome. The focus should be on providing care and being present for patients, but care teams often find it difficult to balance this with documenting the care that they provide at the point of care. Hospice EHRs that feature complex, demanding interfaces

HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Release of Hospice CAREpliance™ Technology

2018-02-02T22:44:01+07:00November 14, 2017|Press Release|

Springfield, Mo. – November 15, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announces its game changing Hospice CAREpliance Technology. Released earlier this year for home health, CAREpliance comes at a time of pronounced regulatory change and increased scrutiny, promising to strengthen clinical documentation and create charts that

Three Ways Home Health EHRs Eliminate Operational Overhead

2017-11-16T00:01:38+07:00October 27, 2017|News|

Operational overhead is present in just about any business, but the health care industry is particularly prone to inefficiency as care providers must prioritize patient needs and regulatory compliance over getting the job done as quickly and inexpensively as possible. Over time, however, the health care sector has developed a variety of inefficiencies that can

HEALTHCAREfirst Announces Interface with Medline

2018-10-08T20:54:37+07:00October 12, 2017|Press Release|

Springfield, Mo. – October 12, 2017 – HEALTHCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, and advanced analytics, announced a partnership with Medline, the nation’s largest privately held manufacturer and distributor of medical supplies for health care providers and end users with a mission of improving patient care and enhancing quality of