Home Health Compare Quality Outcomes and The Five Star Report

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Using Critical Thinking to create the patient plan of care.

The worst disservice a clinician can do their patient and employer is not to use critical thinking when developing, implementing, revising the patient's Plan of Care, see "Using "Critical Thinking" during clinical practice..."

CMS Moratorium Extended!

CMS Moratorium extended! in the following geographical areas...

Post-Acute Care and Home Health Care

What happen to the Acute-Care organization's Discharge Planners and the Post-Acure Care Home Health Care Community Liaison? These roles have disappeared to be replace ....

Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency Picture

Quality Management Role For The Betterment of Your Agency

The Quality Manager can be a catalytic agent between departments in your organization. A Quality Manager in a strategic position in an organization can help improve revenues in multiple ways. Identifying processes assigned to staff ....

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Acute-Care and Post-Acute Care Outcomes

What are the common Outcomes between Acute-Care and Post-Acute Care Organizations?

How is your organization dealing  with the ICD-10 implementation? Picture

How is your organization dealing with the ICD-10 implementation?

Here are some tips that can help your organization

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Program (HHVBPP) Pilot  Program Picture

Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Program (HHVBPP) Pilot Program

Preliminary and final reports are available at the Value Based Portal site!

Measuring Quality Outcomes Exceeding Medicare Expectations

Importance of Implementing a Patient Satisfaction Survey for Medicare Home Health Agencies

Home Health Compare (HH-Compare) includes patient outcome measures and patients survey results. This report is an incredible source of information can be utilize by your organization in many ways. Measures that provide information on clinical practices as teaching patients/caregivers about their medication made indicate need for clinical and/or data entry staff education if they do not meet the Florida/National Average. Data in the HH-Compare that demonstrate low patient re-hospitalization rate when compare to the national average can be use by your organization marketer to educate physicians in the community how your agency can assist the physician prevent their patients being re-hospitalized.

Quality of Patient CareHome Health Care Network Today, Inc.Florida AverageNational Average
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 89% 94% 93%
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital (Lower numbers are better) 20% 15% 16%
Patient Survey ResultsHome Health Care Network Today, INC.Florida AverageNational Average
Would patients recommend the home health agency to friends and family 75% 94% 93%

Revised 1/3/2016