Dolphins Found Suffering From Alzheimer’s

Dolphins appear to suffer from Alzheimer’s just like humans do. (Photo: kleindavid/Flickr) We used to think only humans suffered from Alzheimer’s disease, that debilitating neurological disorder that most often strikes people over the age of 65. But, it turns out, we aren’t alone after all. Dolphins have now also been found dead with Alzheimer’s-like plaques […]

Walking Assist Device Market Trends & Future 2026:Top Players Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Permobil Inc., GF Health Products, Inc.

Walking Assist Device Market Trends & Future …

The Walking Assist Device Market 2018 Industry Research Report focused on global and regional market, major manufacturers, as well as the current state of the Walking Assist Devicese industry. First, ” Walking Assist Devicese Industry 2018″ report analyzed the basic scope of this industry like definition, specification, classification, application, industry policy, news analysis and Walking […]

4 Major In-Home Healthcare Market Drivers to Watch

We are seeing a perfect storm in the making in healthcare with trends that have combined to form tailwinds that are now poised to drive massive expansion in the home healthcare market. Even in the fast-growing healthcare sector, the home health industry stands out for its explosive growth. Home health spending is expected increase at […]

Website Used To Rate Nursing Homes Updated …

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The website the federal government uses to rate nursing homes has just been updated to better serve consumers. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is using a scale from one to five stars for its “Nursing Home Compare” website. In Allegheny County, eight facilities received a five-star rating, and three local […]

Hospices Lose Money Under 2020 Proposed Rule

Despite rate increases for some care levels, hospices would lose a dollar per patient, per day of routine home care under the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Fiscal Year 2020 proposed rule. The agency has proposed a 2.7 percent cut in payments to hospice providers for routine home care. Corresponding 2.7 percent […]

Tech Reshaping Hospice Care

Technology is changing the ways hospice care is delivered. From the evolution of electronic medical records (EMR) to the advent of artificial intelligence (AI), hospice providers are leveraging new systems to create efficiencies, improve patient care, and make their organizations more attractive to investors. Numerous organizations are discovering the value of predictive analytics, telemedicine, and […]

Strategies to Boost Hospice CAHPS Scores

Strategies to Boost Hospice CAHPS Scores

Profitability is becoming inseparable from quality in today’s health care marketplace. Consequently, strong performance on publicly reported quality and caregiver satisfaction data is becoming increasingly crucial to hospice business performance. Among the most important sources of data is the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) survey. Patients and families in increasing numbers are […]