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Effective Services and Trends in Home Health Care

How can home health care technology help you? - April 27, 2015

The challenge of defining care management with technologies - February 13, 2015

Digital communication platforms require quality customer service - February 05, 2015

Improved communication of real-time clinical data enhances care - January 22, 2015

Future of wearable technology relies on data insight from developers - November 19, 2014

Report shows home care software market is growing globally - November 19, 2014

Hospital readmissions may more than double Medicare costs - November 19, 2014

Study compares costs and care between non and for profit agencies - November 19, 2014

Home care software market grows, clinical and non-clinical applications integrate - November 19, 2014

Australian aged care program is first of its kind - July 22, 2014

Is telemedicine the future or a fad? - July 15, 2014

How patients with dementia can live at home - June 23, 2014

Australia prepares for aged care future - June 18, 2014

Australia’s older population promises growth in several market sectors - June 17, 2014

Home care patients without nursing professionals face increased risk of infection - June 16, 2014

Home care costs more than just time and money - June 10, 2014

Mercy Health breaks ground on telehealth center - May 20, 2014

Study finds technology is improving home care - May 09, 2014

Engaging the aged at home with social media - May 08, 2014

The emotional price of home health care - May 06, 2014

‘Telerehab’ helps patients heal at home - April 30, 2014

Telestroke program reaches out to rural communities - April 30, 2014

‘Positive aging’ helping seniors stay independent - April 28, 2014

Home care software helping shift from nursing homes to home care - April 25, 2014

How assistive technology is helping dementia and Alzheimer patients in Australia - April 24, 2014

Home care simulation labs promise hands-on training - April 24, 2014

How telemedicine and telehealth can help home caregivers better serve their patients - April 23, 2014

Man’s best avatar comes to the rescue for seniors - April 22, 2014

Pittsburgh nursing home suddenly closes doors - January 28, 2014

Benefits of “brain training” are evident a decade later - January 27, 2014

Caregivers should monitor patients as Australian heatwave continues - January 23, 2014

Australian ambulance services visit frequent callers - January 22, 2014

Australian couple unknowingly brought drugs after elaborate scam - January 20, 2014

St. Joseph’s Home Care braves freezing conditions to provide home care - January 17, 2014

Flu death increases demand for vaccinations amid supply shortage - January 17, 2014

Encourage able seniors to work - January 16, 2014

Caregivers can help patients with mental health - January 10, 2014

Monitor senior patients for dehydration - December 31, 2013

NHF Australia urges seniors to take heart medication - December 31, 2013

Recent report encourages senior-friendly tech - December 31, 2013

Canada’s community care demand keeps growing - December 31, 2013

Ontario’s specialized wound care program lowers readmission rates - December 20, 2013

Community care agencies can help hospitals offer better care - December 12, 2013

Home care services may reduce hospital readmission rates - December 10, 2013

New AT&T technology and system help seniors who fall - December 10, 2013

Light up bottle caps remind seniors to take medications - December 09, 2013

Home care is for both the elderly and disabled - December 05, 2013

Holiday season brings increased demand for caregivers - December 05, 2013

Help maintain patients’ eyesight - November 27, 2013

Robots unable to replace human companions - November 26, 2013

New Xbox One’s Kinect measures heart rate - November 26, 2013

Help patients keep their memory sharp - November 22, 2013

Prepare healthy meals for seniors - November 21, 2013

Dallas Fire-Rescue to make house calls - November 20, 2013

Home health care is one of the fastest growing industries, despite economy - November 19, 2013

Take age-proofing measures for patient’s homes - November 14, 2013

Paramedic pilot program hopes to keep patients at home - November 01, 2013

Medical equipment bidding program hinders patient care - November 01, 2013

Caregiver Services and Home Care Inc. to expand - October 28, 2013

Summit examines the future of home health technology - October 15, 2013

Technology aims to help elderly people remember to take their medication - October 07, 2013

Research finds Americans need to plan better for retirement - September 30, 2013

Home care helps make healthcare more personalized - September 30, 2013

Knowing when to call for home care can be difficult - September 17, 2013

Home care program expands to help more children - September 04, 2013

Examining the overwhelming need for home care - August 30, 2013

Caring for a loved one without help can put people at risk - August 29, 2013

What do people look for in a home care agency? - August 28, 2013

Better home care programs aim to reduce hospitalizations - August 28, 2013

New Jersey needs more home care resources - August 28, 2013

Emergency departments may not be able to properly care for {the} elderly - August 21, 2013

Home care may benefit premature babies - August 16, 2013

Study shows why workers leave home care - August 08, 2013

Nursing homes fall short on caring for residents’ teeth - August 06, 2013

Conference helps educate home care workers - August 01, 2013

Hospice volunteers provide a valuable service - August 01, 2013

Home health group works to coordinate patient care - July 31, 2013

People need to keep in mind that most home care workers are professional - July 31, 2013

Program aims to reduce caregiver stress - July 30, 2013

Do people truly understand the need for home care? - July 25, 2013

South Carolina hospitals turn to home care to reduce readmission rates - July 18, 2013

Are your elderly loves ones safe in their homes? - July 02, 2013

Omega-3s could help prevent broken hips - June 28, 2013

Survey examines how safe elderly Canadians are in their homes - June 27, 2013

Prevent falls during National Safety Month - June 27, 2013

California home care worker jobs need to appeal to more individuals - June 25, 2013

Elderly people are open to changes to avoid fractures - June 17, 2013

The healthcare industry continues to add home health jobs - June 12, 2013

Patients with coordinated care may be more likely to get flu shots - June 03, 2013

Home care offers elderly individuals freedom - May 24, 2013

Opinions on elder care robots continue to vary - May 21, 2013

Article calls for doctors to work better with home care workers - May 17, 2013

Nurses don’t want the same end-of-life care as patients - May 16, 2013

Insomnia may be an indicators of hospitalization risk - May 14, 2013

Home care is for anyone who could benefit from it - May 14, 2013

California lawmakers call for home care to be better regulated - May 03, 2013

Workers still waiting on salary changes - May 03, 2013

Elderly Australians need an affordable way to age at home - May 03, 2013

What is perinatal hospice? - April 30, 2013

Japanese government announces development of elder care robots - April 30, 2013

Software and Technology Advancements in Home Health Care

How will mHealth lead to better patient engagement? - February 17, 2015

Massive data leak highlights need for enhanced security - February 13, 2015

Digital tools have direct impact on quality health care - February 13, 2015

New home care tech protects senior patients - January 29, 2015

Long-term care transition systems a big hit with hospitals, nurses - January 23, 2015

Wearable devices, other technologies contribute to growth of home care - January 21, 2015

Can broadband Internet access solve home care technology problems? - December 08, 2014

Wearable technology set to impact home health care - November 19, 2014

AARP, UHC launch ‘The Longevity Network’ for home care innovations - November 19, 2014

Dartmouth College researchers develop mental health app - November 19, 2014

Report shows home care software market is growing globally - November 19, 2014

Home care software market grows, clinical and non-clinical applications integrate - November 19, 2014

Smart devices allow caregivers to monitor patients 24/7 - November 19, 2014

Why should your home care agency switch to the cloud? - November 19, 2014

New device and software developed to treat chronic liver disease - July 17, 2014

Is telemedicine the future or a fad? - July 15, 2014

Apple’s iOS 8 ships with new application called ‘Health’ - July 15, 2014

Home care software helps keep seniors and disabled people in their own homes - July 07, 2014

Tablets make home care easier - July 07, 2014

Could the smart home revolutionize the future of elder care? - June 27, 2014

The health care industry promotes greater patient independence - June 12, 2014

The market for wearable health care technology may grow dramatically - June 10, 2014

Low cost sensors advance at home senior care - June 06, 2014

Mercy Health breaks ground on telehealth center - May 20, 2014

Study finds technology is improving home care - May 09, 2014

Gaming for grandma: How virtual reality videogames can help the elderly - May 07, 2014

Reducing medication errors with electronic management - May 05, 2014

Hopes high that EHR technology can improve home care - May 01, 2014

‘Telerehab’ helps patients heal at home - April 30, 2014

Telestroke program reaches out to rural communities - April 30, 2014

Health care workers experience ‘virtual dementia’ - April 29, 2014

Canada boasts kitchen safety technology for seniors - April 28, 2014

Canadian developers create non-intrusive motion sensors - April 25, 2014

How assistive technology is helping dementia and Alzheimer patients in Australia - April 24, 2014

How telemedicine and telehealth can help home caregivers better serve their patients - April 23, 2014

Robots ready to lend the elderly a helping hand - April 23, 2014

Research shows that home care sensors market will grow - April 22, 2014

Simulation lab brings home health care to life - April 17, 2014

Seniors will affected by Canada Post’s delivery cuts - January 08, 2014

Recent report encourages senior-friendly tech - December 31, 2013

New AT&T technology and system help seniors who fall - December 10, 2013

Light up bottle caps remind seniors to take medications - December 09, 2013

Robots unable to replace human companions - November 26, 2013

New Xbox One’s Kinect measures heart rate - November 26, 2013

Using virtual reality to study homes of diabetic patients - October 25, 2013

Robotic companions may improve lives of elderly - October 21, 2013

Summit examines the future of home health technology - October 15, 2013

Project creates new technology to help keep elderly people safe - June 28, 2013

How can HIEs be improved? - February 20, 2013

More interventions needed to curb hospital readmissions  - January 29, 2013

Expensive screenings may not benefit older women - January 11, 2013

New technology helps seniors age at home - January 04, 2013

Australian aged care agencies may benefit from faster internet - December 31, 2012

The right software can save an aged care agency time and money - December 28, 2012

Mobile software keeps staff safe and efficient - December 24, 2012

Australian researchers develop technology for home care - November 16, 2012

Researchers create a pet for the elderly without the hassle - October 08, 2012

Robot aims to curb loneliness in the elderly - September 21, 2012

New device objectively measures symptoms of Parkinson’s disease - June 01, 2012

Researchers develop telehealth platform for stroke survivors - May 31, 2012

Doctor discusses potential role of social media in healthcare - May 22, 2012

Expert discusses importance of technology for healthcare - May 21, 2012

Different aged care systems try telehealth - May 18, 2012

Telemonitoring system may improve hypertension - May 17, 2012

Research firm concludes that mobile health will take off during next decade - May 08, 2012

Circumstances in healthcare are ripe for service providers - May 03, 2012

Researchers’ study will monitor essential tremor with telemedicine - April 26, 2012

Cloud computing can reduce health IT costs in Australian hospitals - March 29, 2012

Telemedicine program monitors Ontarians with COPD - March 26, 2012

Report: Physicians not engaging patients with IT as much as they could - February 29, 2012

Pilot study to evaluate use of medical sensors among veterans - February 29, 2012

Researchers create non-invasive technique for tracking accidental falls at home - February 14, 2012

Home care agency provides nutrition assessment for aides, patients - February 09, 2012

National Broadband Network launches services in rural Victoria - January 24, 2012

Health data security is a priority with rise of mobile technology, cloud computing - January 23, 2012

Alberta seniors try out ‘smart homes’ - January 03, 2012

Telemedicine project helps rural residents of Arizona - December 27, 2011

U.S. government provides guide to adopting EHRs - December 22, 2011

Home care workers can find iPads especially useful - December 19, 2011

Provider’s use of telemedicine reduces medical costs - December 19, 2011

‘Smart Homes’ progress, but barriers remain - December 15, 2011

Self-assessment software helps providers gauge HIPAA Security Rule compliance - December 06, 2011

Providers’ use of telehealth demonstrates potential Medicare savings - November 29, 2011

Private computer systems must protect PCEHR, just like the government - November 28, 2011

Dementia iPhone app popular in Australia and New Zealand - November 18, 2011

IOM study encourages more accountability in health IT - November 17, 2011

University of Alberta tests “Smart Condo” - November 11, 2011

Victorian government launches in-home exercise program, delivered by broadband - November 04, 2011

Regulation and Legislation Changes in Home Health Care

HIMSS, ONC want interoperability in health IT - February 13, 2015

How will federal regulations affect health technology in 2015? - January 22, 2015

Australian Medical Research Future Fund could greatly benefit aged care services - July 02, 2014

New home health care worker regulations could mean staffing trouble - June 26, 2014

Study finds telehealth services provide better care at reduced costs to veterans - June 24, 2014

Medical groups and big businesses call for reduced Medicare regulations in telehealth services - June 12, 2014

ACOs see a big increase in data loss - May 15, 2014

Pilot program works to expand services under new government - May 12, 2014

Deadline set for ICD-10 adoption - May 05, 2014

Challenge would fundamentally change Canadian health care system - April 28, 2014

Encourage able seniors to work - January 16, 2014

Seniors will affected by Canada Post’s delivery cuts - January 08, 2014

Elderly Toronto man discharged to the wrong home - January 06, 2014

Canada’s community care demand keeps growing - December 31, 2013

Quebec Health Minister supports senior home care - December 31, 2013

Medical equipment bidding program hinders patient care - November 01, 2013

California passes new home care law - October 17, 2013

Government shutdown affects home care services for Native Americans - October 07, 2013

AARP releases a statement on the new home care rules - September 30, 2013

Advocates call for more home care funds in Massachusetts - September 30, 2013

New home care rule announced as need grows - September 27, 2013

Tennessee mulls new home care regulations - September 27, 2013

What changes will the new home care rules really bring? - September 25, 2013

What does the new home care worker rule mean for consumers? - September 23, 2013

Home care workers win the battle for overtime and minimum wage - September 18, 2013

Concerns mount over elderly drivers in Australia - September 12, 2013

Debate over home care bills in New Jersey continues - September 06, 2013

Grant aims to help elderly Australians age at home - August 21, 2013

Concerns arise over care in Australia’s nursing homes - August 16, 2013

Report shows insufficient care in many nursing homes - August 13, 2013

Hispanic home care workers wait for fair wages - July 29, 2013

In the Pacific Northwest, hospice workers grapple with feelings on euthanasia - July 24, 2013

How will giving home care workers minimum wage help the whole U.S.? - June 28, 2013

Pennsylvania home care workers call for part of state lottery funds - June 26, 2013

California home care worker jobs need to appeal to more individuals - June 25, 2013

ACOs help Arizona reduce healthcare costs - June 25, 2013

Why the home care industry should be excited about the ACA - June 11, 2013

Massachusetts proposes new home care legislation - June 03, 2013

The fight for Vermont’s home care workers heats up - June 03, 2013

Hospitals need to reduce readmission rates,or face consequences - May 29, 2013

What does Consumer Directed Care mean for aged care? - May 14, 2013

Hospice may have provided too much curative care - April 17, 2013

New ACA rules may present opportunities for home care agencies - April 03, 2013

Should ACOs better define their target population? - March 21, 2013

How will the sequester affect the hospice community? - March 07, 2013

Hospice provides better care at lower costs - March 06, 2013

New home health aide rules are on the way - March 05, 2013

The Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare works to fight fraud - February 13, 2013

Home care workers may soon receive minimum wage  - February 05, 2013

What is Consumer Directed Care? - January 02, 2013

Professor calls for people to respect aged care workers - November 13, 2012

Survey shows people are willing to pay more for aged care - November 09, 2012

Nova Scotia to dedicate funds to home care - September 25, 2012

Hospital cuts will affect elderly Australians - September 24, 2012

Judge halts Medicaid cuts to home healthcare - September 10, 2012

How will Medicare cuts impact the elderly? - September 05, 2012

Elder law is a growing field in Australia - August 30, 2012

Helping seniors recover from the comfort of their home - August 22, 2012

Medical group calls for national plan on drug shortages in Canada - August 21, 2012

Penalties for hospital readmissions will begin October - August 16, 2012

British Columbia avoids fee adjustment for doctors - August 13, 2012

Report: Implementation of aged care reform should be based in human rights - August 10, 2012

Government releases proposals for sanctions against noncompliant HHAs - August 09, 2012

Group criticizes aged care debate, cites lack of discussion on medical needs - August 08, 2012

Australian government will develop LGBTI aging strategy - July 24, 2012

Congressional bill would expand telemedicine for Veterans - July 19, 2012

Washington state prosecutors catch Medicaid defrauders - July 17, 2012

New supervisor appointed to Community Care Access Centre - July 16, 2012

Government of New South Wales releases strategy to address seniors’ needs - July 13, 2012

Experts: Affordable Care Act may support public health efforts - June 29, 2012

Industry group criticizes government cuts to aged care - June 27, 2012

North Carolina couple charged with Medicaid, tax fraud - June 26, 2012

Fraud conspirators in Florida sentenced to more than six years in prison - June 22, 2012

Ontario launches online PSW registry - June 20, 2012

Federal funding will help integrate palliative care - June 15, 2012

Legislation would allow seniors to use food stamps for groceries from non-retailers - June 14, 2012

Australia will draft new culturally and linguistically diverse aged care reform policy - June 13, 2012

Pennsylvania addresses home care for patients with intellectual disabilities - June 05, 2012

Eastern Ontario home care services to shift focus toward acute patients - June 04, 2012

Massachusetts Senate passes bill for end-of-life counselling - May 29, 2012

Study will address home care in Ontario - May 25, 2012

Two supposed home health providers plead guilty to fraud - May 14, 2012

Aged care providers call for reforms to visa programs - May 11, 2012

Fee adjustments for Ontario doctors will fund community care - May 09, 2012

Industry stakeholders question aged care reforms - May 04, 2012

Up to $1.2 billion of aged care overhaul is marked for labor shortage - April 27, 2012

Aged Care Act designates LGBTI people as special needs group - April 25, 2012

Louisiana state audit discovers Medicaid fraud in home health - April 25, 2012

Impending Sudbury hospital closure prompts discussion of home care in Ontario - April 24, 2012

Gillard government rejects recommendation for reverse mortgages - April 23, 2012

Industry still awaiting Newfoundland and Labrador’s home care report - April 20, 2012

Most Australians support government option, not mandate, for reverse mortgage - April 13, 2012

Contractor unsure of impact of changes to Canada’s Veterans Independence Program - April 12, 2012

Seniors in British Columbia will benefit from tax credit - April 04, 2012

Federal agency offers tips on Version 5010 compliance - April 02, 2012

New England MP supports aged care wages reform - March 30, 2012

Canadian government’s 2004 plan to overhaul healthcare still lagging - March 29, 2012

Nonprofit group criticizes Ontario healthcare budget - March 28, 2012

Guidelines for aged care of indigenous Australians need improvements - March 27, 2012

Survey: Several sectors of medical industry not prepared for ICD-10 - March 27, 2012

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