Stemming the Rising Tide of Falls
Fall prevention strategies for seniors at risk
WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 26, 2019)—In the 2020 home health prospective payment system (HHPPS) rate update proposed rule, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposes a number...
LAS VEGAS (March 6, 2019)—PointClickCare Technologies, a provider of cloud-based software technology for the long-term post-acute care (LTPAC) and senior living industries, announced its recent...
NEW YORK (February 28, 2019)—Medically high-risk patients and communication breakdowns between providers contribute to the difficulty of medication management for older adults receiving home health...
SPARTANBURG, S,C. (February 18, 2019)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), of the 4 billion prescriptions filled each year in the United States, half are not taken in...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 5, 2019)—QS/1 Vice President of Technology Sonny Anderson has been elected president of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP). Anderson will serve two...
Preparing Patients to Be on Their Own
Reduce caregiver stress with the right preparation
2 Strategies to Overcome Health Literacy Gaps with Home Health Patients
With roughly 9 out of 10 Americans having a low health literacy level, can providers bridge the gap between literacy and outcomes?
60% of Medical Practices' Medicare Revenue Expected to Be Risk-Based by 2019 A new study reveals providers are actively pursuing value-based care options, but are skeptical this method actually...
Smart Pill Bottles Aren't Always Enough to Help the Medicine Go Down Smart pill bottles are supposed to help patients remember to take their medications, but often don’t work. Why? (Lauren...
SAN FRANCISCO (August 9, 2017)—People living with Parkinson’s disease can now have the latest care recommendations incorporated into their personal care plans thanks to a partnership between Home...
BANNOCKBURN, Ill. (July 13, 2017)—Patients have better outcomes when provided anti-infective home infusion education prior to discharge from the hospital, suggests Option Care data presented at the...
Safety Roundup for Caregivers and Their Patients
Assess these four areas to help ensure a safer work environment and quality patient care
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (July 3, 2017)—QS/1 has partnered with Updox to offer Pharmacy Connect, a web-based care coordination suite that helps pharmacists securely exchange patient information with health...
Connected technology can improve quality of life for those aging in place.
BOSTON (May 23, 2017)—Orbita, Inc., a leading provider of voice-first software for connected home health care announced today a collaboration with ERT to research innovative new approaches to data...
CMS Delays Implementation of New Payment Models (Again) On March 21, 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) published an interim final rule delaying (i) the effective date of...