HEALTHCAREfirst is always at the forefront of being sure that their hospice EMR is compliant with Medicare regulations along with ACHC/CHAPS regulations. We have been through two surveys with this EMR system and both ACHC and Missouri State Surveyors were impressed. I have had several employees come to work for us who used prior EMR systems and every single one of them have been impressed with HEALTHCAREfirst and how it is so much more user friendly and easy to navigate.
Six Ways to Improve Recruitment & Retention
With the average life expectancy continuing to climb, the demand for home health and hospice care continues to increase. This coupled with a national shortage of nurses, many home health and hospice agencies are hard pressed to hire and keep qualified nursing staff. What can you do to meet the challenges presented by growing demand and a limited pool of candidates?
Clinical Time Management Strategies for Home Health & Hospice
Home health and hospice clinicians have greater responsibilities than ever before. Case loads, care needs, and duties vary from day to day, and often the clinician is the only one responsible for making sure that everything is completed correctly and in a timely manner. Clinicians are expected to complete documentation that is accurate and thorough,
Five Step Action Plan
As the post-acute care environment becomes increasingly more competitive, solidifying new referral source partnerships and strengthening existing partnerships is a vital aspect of any organization’s success. This Referral Generation Action Plan offers five key steps to identify high-value referral partners and strategically target business development efforts so post-acute care providers can dramatically increase home health and hospice referrals in record time.