The Insider’s Guide to Home Health Software

The California Association for Health Services at Home (CASAH) is presenting The Insider’s Guide to Home Health Software Selection and Implementation Whether you are choosing a solution for the first time, or you are thinking of making a switch, don’t miss this presentation for 6 CEU’s. It will be offered twice, on November 16th in [...]

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How do you use computers in home health?

Kinnser is conducting a hardware survey, please participate here: http://www.kinnser.com/blog/index.cfm/2010/7/22/how-do-you-use-computers-at-your-home-health-agency

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The Procura Home Health Application

Laura and I spent some time with Kathy Pruitt looking at the Home Health Application by Procura. The Procura Home Health app is for medium to large home health agencies with a census over 150. Procura provides software to meet the needs of Home Health, Private Duty and Community Care organizations. Procura is a BIG [...]

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A Review of Healthwyse

Great demo by Kathleen Plath and her colleagues at HealthWyse yesterday. HealthWyse has a full menu of options and services. They have an application for Home Health, Hospice, and Private Duty. There is also options for coding, a physician portal, and a more robust report engine. They have a hybrid of web-based and local data, [...]

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Share Your Software Shopping/Purchase Experience

Please take a moment to respond to a short survey monkey about your shopping experiences at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/82TJ6ZN Or feel free to write about your experience in the reply box below. We’ll aggregate and post responses here. Subscribe to the blog so you won’t miss it!

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Select Data: Solutions on Paper, on Laptop and Coding Service.

SelectData has a paper (scannable forms) solution, a laptop solution and a hybrid of both. Meaning, you can put some of your staff on laptops and maintain some staff on paper without sacrificing the electronic medical record! However, what I find really valuable about SelectData is their Coding Service. (And you don’t need to use [...]

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Just Can't Do Point-of-Care?

It’s true, most agencies (home health, hospice, and private duty) struggle with integrating technology into their processes. Point-of-Care has become extremely affordable over the last decade, but newer agencies tend to use a large percentage of part-time and contracted staff and buying hardware and training everybody on laptops is just not feasible. These agencies then [...]

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Hospice Dedicated Software

If you’ve been looking for software for your hospice, you’ve probably been a little frustrated. What I hear from shoppers is that most applications are too home health-y for hospice use. My own experience implementing software applications in hospice supports that observation. However, there are a few applications out there (not many) that are dedicated [...]

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OASIS Scrubbing?

Have you scrubbed your OASIS today? “Scrubbing” is another one of those tech-y terms that have a million definitions depending on who is doing the talking. In my humble opinion, OASIS scrubbing is a software function that does the basic contradiction-finding that was done by rooms full of nurses before (or one lone stressed DON [...]

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