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How to Improve Caregiver Retention by Predicting Their Satisfaction

As CEO and president of home-based care company Integracare, Lee Grunberg was battling the same retention and staffing challenges that have plagued the industry since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Although Integracare was well below industry turnover levels, Grunberg felt he needed a more tangible way to measure caregiver satisfaction, which he could then …

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#Healthin2Point00, Episode 219 | Health Catalyst acquires Twistle, Hims acquires Apostrophe, & more

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess claims that I am to blame! But for what?? On Episode 219, Jess and I talk about home care software company AlayaCare raising $225 million CAD. Next, Health Catalyst acquires Twistle for $104 million and Hims acquires teledermatology company Apostrophe. Finally, Spiras Health raises $14 million for …

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Caregiver Churn Remains Key Challenge for Home-Based Care Providers

Home-based care providers had plenty of COVID-19-related challenges to overcome, including personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages and cash-flow difficulties. Yet caregiver churn remains the top concern for many in-home care operators. It’s one of the greatest roadblocks to growth as well. The public health emergency has only compounded the staffing challenges that have plagued providers …

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3 Ways New Technology Platforms Can Improve Client Experience

No home care agency makes a major technology change lightly. Brian Arant didn’t. As owner and executive director of Visiting Angels in Pueblo, Colorado, Arant knew that he wanted to improve client experience while making his operation paperless, and he needed a responsive technology partner to do both. Starting last July and concluding this January, …

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How Long-Term Care Insurance Billing Systems Boost Care Outcomes

2021 is the year of the home. Patients are becoming more comfortable using technology to receive care in the comfort of their own home while simultaneously becoming concerned about entering hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic. And both hospitals and skilled nursing facilities (SNF) are beginning to battle home health agencies for ownership of the at-home …

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Public Perception of In-Home Care Is ‘Through the Roof’

Most home health predictions for 2020 were marred by COVID-19. But now that the industry has dealt with a public health emergency for over eight months, insiders are trying their hand at 2021 — and hoping for less unpredictability this time around. Next year will undoubtedly be shaped by COVID-19’s effects. Specifically, the virus will …

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Stuck in the Stone Age: 30% of Home-Based Care Providers Aren’t Using Technology Tools

The COVID-19 emergency has underscored how valuable technology can be when it comes to caring for seniors in their homes. But while home-based care providers are increasingly upping their use of various technology solutions to aid in their virtual care efforts, there is still a number of providers uncertain about the value-add such tools offer.  …

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