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4 Current Challenges for Home Health Care Providers

Posted on: November 15, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care sector has expanded rapidly over the past decade. Once viewed as a luxury urban-centered healthcare solution, this sector has grown to encompass patient care for hundreds of thousands of individuals, even in rural settings. While insurance for home health care providers is designed to help workers mitigate their risks, it is […] Read More

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The Greatest Risk Management Concerns for Home Health Care Workers

Posted on: October 11, 2019 by Chris Murray

The home health care sector is experiencing a boom in the United States. Once seen as a luxury service for the wealthy, home health care has expanded to serve residents of any financial status and location, including rural areas not served by healthcare facilities. With the rise of this sector has come new challenges and […] Read More

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Telehealth is Rapidly Changing the Face of Home Health Care

Posted on: September 13, 2019 by Chris Murray

Technology has ushered in new ways of providing care in the healthcare industry. One of the most exciting developments in the technological front is that of telehealth, sometimes referred to as “telemedicine” or “eHealth”. Caregivers are able to handle routine wellness checks and even certain diagnostics without having to visit a patient in person. In […] Read More

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Fraud in the Home Health Care System

Posted on: August 16, 2019 by Chris Murray

In the United States, the home health care industry is valued in excess of $90 billion. This sector of the health care industry is growing at exponential rates; approximately 12 million patients rely on the services of home health care providers, and there are nearly 500 million patient visits each year in the U.S. alone. […] Read More

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Reducing Stress and Burnout in Home Health Care Providers

Posted on: July 17, 2019 by Chris Murray

The healthcare industry is a dynamic field, with ever-increasing demands for safety and efficiency. The home health care sector faces unique demands, with caregivers expected to provide compassionate, accurate care despite many challenges. Among the many challenges home health care providers must contend with is that of staff burnout; caregivers are expected to do more […] Read More

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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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