This blog post, based on a webinar, examines several of the major trends that are redefining care across the continuum for 2019, from staffing challenges and a new focus for healthcare organizations, to lowering the regulatory burden in healthcare.
A rapidly growing senior population looking to age in place and receive end of life care away from healthcare institutions, is putting an increasing strain on the understaffed hospice and palliative care community.
This blog post, based on a webinar, examines several of the major trends that are redefining care across the continuum for 2019, from demographics and the changing and growing senior population to increased M/A activity involving all care environments.
The new Conditions of Participation (CoPs) are transforming the rulebook for Home Health. They are asking the home health industry to start working toward patient-centered, integrated care management and to use more data to make decisions.
Frailty, in combination with other risk factors, increases an older patient’s vulnerability to a difficult transition of care and re-hospitalization. Identifying it and making allowances for its effects can help improve outcomes for this vulnerable population.
It’s very important for healthcare employee retention that a workplace seem more like a community and that it foster personal, caring connections among staff.
With greater focus on patient-centered care and the need for coordination of care across providers and settings, the industry is seeing more strategic partnerships among hospitals, post-hospital care providers, and ACOs.
A recent guest column in McKnight’s Senior Living examines virtual care and its potential for improving outcomes and experiences in senior living and aging services.