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Safe Patient Handling Procedures for Home Health Care

Posted on: June 14, 2019 by Chris Murray

Throughout the healthcare industry, there are many challenges caregivers face when transferring or lifting patients. Patient handling is a critical aspect of the healthcare profession. In the home health sector, patient movements performed by home health care providers present even more risks; improper patient handling procedures can lead to severe injuries on the part of […] Read More

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The Most Important Questions for Home Health Care Providers to Answer

Posted on: May 17, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care industry provides healthcare for millions of people. Each year, seniors have increasingly moved away from the long-term care facilities model, preferring instead to remain in their homes and to have caregivers visit them on a weekly or daily schedule. As a result, the home health care industry […] Read More

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Improving Safety for Home Health Care Providers

Posted on: April 10, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care industry is growing across the United States, with thousands of caregivers providing compassionate care to millions of people with severe or chronic health conditions. In the U.S. alone, this sector of the overall medical industry is worth an estimated $85 billion, and is expected to continue growth in the coming years […] Read More

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The Challenges Home Health Care Aides Face in Medication Administration

Posted on: March 15, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care sector is booming. The sector has seen tremendous growth over the past decade and accounts for over $90 billion in gross output. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over five million people receive medical services from home health care personnel. With that […] Read More

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The Evolution of Technology in Home Health Care

Posted on: February 14, 2019 by Chris Murray

Sometimes referred to as private-duty home care or allied healthcare, home health care is one area of the healthcare market that is experienced tremendous growth in recent years. In the past, home health care was considered a luxury all but out of reach of most seniors. Today, with advances in technology and an evolving service […] Read More

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What Lies Ahead for Home Health Care in 2019

Posted on: January 25, 2019 by Chris Murray

Long considered a luxury among older Americans and their family members, home health care is set to be viewed in a new way in 2019. Commonly referred to as private-duty home care, this sector of the overall healthcare market is growing by leaps and bounds, and 2019 promises continued growth. Of course, with that growth […] Read More

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Home Health Care is on the Rise, but Regulations Are Often Lacking

Posted on: October 12, 2018 by Chris Murray

America’s population is aging faster than ever, with a sharp uptick in the number of people entering the Medicare system over the past decade. Between 2017 and the end of the first quarter of 2018, 1.2 million “baby boomers” became Medicare beneficiaries, bringing the total number of beneficiaries in the program to a staggering 58 […] Read More

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Home Health Care Breach Affects Over 80,000 Patients

Posted on: August 24, 2018 by Chris Murray

As more and more healthcare organizations digitize patient records, the risk for a data breach grows. In recent years, hackers have exposed the personal information of millions of people, and these breaches have occurred across industries, including the healthcare field. In June 2018, Canada-based home care services provider CarePartners announced an unusual data breach in […] Read More

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Machine Learning in Home Health Care: The Rewards and the Risks

Posted on: July 20, 2018 by Chris Murray

Around the world, the technology industry has applied artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to create new ways of analyzing data. The major search engines have incorporated AI technology to better understand what searchers are looking for and how to provide answers to questions. The medical field uses this innovative data analysis tool to promote […] Read More

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The Rise of the Smart Home Health Care Market

Posted on: May 30, 2018 by Chris Murray

As we mentioned in another blog post earlier this year, the global home health care market is predicted to see a significant growth in the next three years. With a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.40 percent, the market is expected to reach $391.41B in revenue by 2021. Why is the market growing? With […] Read More

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