The New Role of Connected Care
Hesitation hinders adoption
Why Should Hospitals Align With Aging Agencies to Reduce Readmissions? Forming even informal arrangements with Area Agencies on Aging can help a hospital's bottom line by keeping 30-day...
—Via NAHC, WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 7, 2017)—Patients who receive home health care after a hospital discharge save the system about $6500 over the course of a year and home health care...
Understanding Treatment Options in COPD and PAP Therapy
Technology is the key to preventing readmissions
An HME Approach to Discharge Planning
A guide for packaging and providing single-source oxygen at discharge
TUCSON, Ariz. (July 10, 2017)—COPD hospitalizations are at an all-time high. The 30-day readmission rate for patients ranges from 20 to 39 percent, with related health care costs at an estimated $50...
WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 4, 2017)—The Council for Quality Respiratory Care (CQRC)—a coalition of the nation’s home oxygen therapy providers and manufacturing companies—expressed disappointment...