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NOVEMBER 1, 2009
  Electronic health care transactions can save time and money
NOVEMBER 4, 2016
  Electronic health records: Are they the right move for your facility?
JANUARY 13, 2017
  Health Systems, Hospitals and Post-Acute Providers: Making Integration Work
MARCH 31, 2017
The biggest challenges to widespread mobile health adoption in the United States are reimburseme
Health literacy is a set of skills needed to read, understand, and act on basic health informatio
To celebrate the health and wellness theme, we've compiled Carol Ebert's five best Rock Your Heal
MAY 11, 2017
CMS has approved the 2018 standards set forth by the home health accrediting body Community Healt
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  Physicians and health care providers continue to improve quality of care, lower costs
AUGUST 26, 2016
  Rock Your Health: When you can’t stop working!
DECEMBER 8, 2016
  CMS Issues Proposed Rule to Increase Patients' Health Insurance Choices for 2018
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
  Transforming Health Care Delivery through the CMS Innovation Center: Better Care, Healthier P
MARCH 10, 2017
  Submit your entry to the 9th Annual Decision Health Platinum Awards
OCTOBER 20, 2017
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects that home health care will be fastest growing indus
It is a federal requirement to supervise home health aides. There is no requirement to write an o
Can an LPN make the home health aide supervisory visits? No. The Conditi
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , October 6, 2015 Nurses can
OCTOBER 8, 2015
CMS doesn't require Medicare Advantage plans to have a face-to-face document for home health. Bu
American’s don’t think health is only about what happens to their bodies. They think
According to a press release from February 25, 2015, members of the American Health Care A
A Texas-based home health agency is teaming up with the Red Cross to help senior citizens forced
Healthcare leaders are making headway in becoming meaningful users of electronic health systems,
JANUARY 25, 2011
The Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (AHHQI), a national non-profit consortium of
CMS has announced the availability of refreshed public reporting results on the Home Health Compa
HealthLeaders Media, a sister organization to DecisionHealth talked with disaster response expert
The final report from the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (AHHQI)’s Fut
HealthLeaders Media, the premier producer of news, analysis, and intelligence for senior healthca
DECEMBER 24, 2010
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., today announced that the North Shore-LIJ Health
JULY 17, 2012
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., has published a new HealthLeaders Media Breakthr
JUNE 26, 2012
Reviewed by Mary Ellen Conway, RN, BSN A home health agency depends on i
When health information technology tools support medical diagnostic teams, they can improve diagn
OCTOBER 7, 2015
Healthcare financial strategies changed forever in 2009. With the publication of HealthL
MARCH 2, 2010
The health of American seniors is improving, and so is the quality of care in U.S. nursing
Adventist Health System will pay $118 million to settle claims that it overpaid physicians in or
OCTOBER 1, 2015
There are many regulatory changes that affect home health agencies each year, many resulting from
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN After a South Carolina health system introduced an
SEPTEMBER 22, 2016
Medicare payment rates for home health agencies should be reduced by 5% in 2017, and there should
HCPro, HealthLeaders Media, and DecisionHealth merge to form the H3.Group Together as the
MARCH 7, 2017
U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning
CMS is taking action to reduce health disparities between U.S. patients. The plan
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
HCPro is seeking feedback on your rural health clinic billing and compliance training needs. Plea
“The greatest threat to the teaching health centers is the dysfunction in Washington.&rdquo
MAY 5, 2017
Case managers need accurate and detailed health information from patients to effectively help the
DECEMBER 30, 2014
  “Usability should be the driving quality of all health IT. Unless health I
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Late last month, the Alliance for Home Health Quality and Innovation (the Alliance)
Total health care spending growth is expected to average 5.8 percent in aggregate over 201
AUGUST 7, 2015
Can we provide two home health aides to provide care for a quadriplegic patient?
How much of an impact does email have on patient health? According to a new Kaiser Perman
DECEMBER 28, 2015
Annual home health in-service training is not only required to remain compliant with CMS and stat
The Health Insurance Marketplace has become a reliable source of health insurance coverage for m
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is awarding more than
The cost to hire a home health aide varies quite a bit depending on where your agency is located,
A variant of the so-called WannaCry virus took down a North Carolina-based health system’s
NOVEMBER 2, 2017
HealthLeaders Media, the premier producer of news, analysis, and intelligence for senior healthca
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, in collaboration with McKesson Corporation, conducted a
OCTOBER 10, 2013
HealthLeaders Media has just anno
MARCH 21, 2016
HealthLeaders Media has released the first in a series of four Impact Analysis reports from the i
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Community Health Systems, Inc., based in Franklin, Tennessee, announced that hackers accessed dat
Summa Health System’s emergency program at Akron (Ohio) City Hospital will lose its accredi
MARCH 31, 2017
“As medical educators, let’s try to view helping residents cope with mental health an
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
The latest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report is the seminal Industry Survey, a dual natio
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
The hospital system Dignity Health recently agreed to pay the government $37 million to se
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
  While overall electronic health record (EHR) adoption is up nationally, many phy
Brian Clement, director of the Hippocrates Health Institute in Florida, has been ordered to stop
Hackers accessed more than 100 million health records in 2015, according to data from the Depart
Medicare Boot Camp®—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medica
Caring for behavioral health patients is a major challenge for nurse leaders. When it escalates t
DECEMBER 21, 2016
The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) urges home health and hospice agencie
Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP) is now an approved accreditation organization to pr
CMS has once again extended its moratoria on new home health agencies and new branches of existin
The Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs) for home health agencies that became effective Ja
One of the key elements of healthcare reform has been to encourage hospitals, health systems, phy
FEBRUARY 2, 2011
Home health technologies are on the rise, according to a new report from Tractica, a tech
New communication ruling for home health and hospices takes effect
HealthLeaders Media has released the third in a series of four Impact Analysis reports from the i
JANUARY 9, 2012
HealthLeaders Media, the leading provider of healthcare business news and research, is honoring i
DECEMBER 17, 2013
In its annual cover story, The 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better, HealthLeaders Media profiles
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Unity Health Plans Insurance Corporation in Wisconsin recently notified 41,437 members that their
In 2006, a blood transfusion error at one of Vidant Health's facilities led to a patient r
JUNE 11, 2014
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
The transition from paper-based records and systems in healthcare to electronic health records (E
SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
The Denton County (Texas) Health Department began notifying tuberculosis (TB) clinic patients of
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aid
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and social
 A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and s
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) has released
Each year, home health aides must meet the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (C
While it can be challenging to define your organization's legal health record (LHR), one health s
Q: What types of records are covered entities permitted to share through a health informatio
Home health sees decline in readmission rates The Alliance for Home Health Quality
HCPro, Inc., and Beacon Health announce the launch of consulting services for post acute
MAY 23, 2011
HealthLeaders Media, the premier producer of information resources for senior healthcare execut
FEBRUARY 24, 2010
HealthLeaders Media, the leading provider of healthcare business information to the c-suite, has
JULY 7, 2010
Listen to health officials and you'll believe that tort reform—essentially, limits on indiv
In today’s health care environment, it’s tough to succeed without partnering with oth
Cyber criminals hacked into part of a computer network at UCLA Health System in California, compr
There is no requirement to do a competency evaluation of home health aides after they have passed
Are there certain key elements of home health aide supervision? Years a
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
According to the Federal Registrar, enrollment of new Medicare home health agencies, subunits, an
You note that the Home Health Payment Innovation Act of 2019, H.R. 2573, would prevent unwarrante
The latest rules proposed this spring for the electronic health records (EHR) incentive programs
Factors that can impact the number of home health aide referrals as well as the number of visits
In a new HealthLeaders Media report, Population Health: Investing in a Risk-Based Future
OCTOBER 30, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC) proposal to take direct oversi
HealthLeaders Media, the premier producer of information resources for senior healthcare execut
MAY 17, 2010
In its annual cover story, The 20 People Who Make Healthcare Better, HealthLeaders Media profil
DECEMBER 17, 2010
A second health care worker who cared for an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital has contracted th
OCTOBER 15, 2014
A joint investigation by the Florida Department of Health’s Orlando Unlicensed Activity Un
  The boards of Kindred Healthcare and Gentiva Health Services unanimously approve
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Quality measure overhaul coming to home health The National Quality Forum
The Los Angeles Country Department of Health’s computers were recently the target of a cybe
MARCH 2, 2016
Nine Massachusetts agencies that provide home health services to patient on Medicaid have
Violence in hospitals continues to be a growing public health concern. In recent years, attacks o
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
The University of Michigan Health System has changed its name to Michigan Medicine, but nurses at
JANUARY 19, 2017
The University of Colorado-Denver student who gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical
JULY 14, 2017
"Most health care systems promote a patient-centered approach, but I think what's lacking is
NOVEMBER 29, 2018
With the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program set to expire on Sept
SEPTEMBER 19, 2019
In its final rule about lessening health care providers’ burden, CMS estimates providers wi
Someday soon your patients may turn to a device to keep tabs on their health. A host of companies
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
Professionalism, accountability, and ethics are increasingly required for success in home health.
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
One of the biggest concerns regarding electronic health record implementation has been the prolif
With the fourth year of open enrollment for Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplace health plans
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) required HHS to establis
AUGUST 12, 2016
The odds of the home health industry avoiding the Home Health Groupings Model in 2019 have worsen
  “When our patients ask what they can do to improve their health, in addition to suns
OCTOBER 26, 2018
Home health value-based purchasing is a separate rewards system. Under the new payment model it w
The newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, M&A: Hospitals Take Control,
JANUARY 12, 2012
40 Essential In-Services for Home Health: Lesson Plans and Self-Study Guides for Aides and
The protected health information (PHI) of 5,117 patients treated at a physician group affiliated
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Q: In the event of a natural disaster or public health emergency, do organizations still
  The University of Utah Health Care is crediting a program that provides the cost
SEPTEMBER 10, 2015
Jennifer Thew, RN, for HealthLeaders Media , November 3, 2015 Mental ill
NOVEMBER 5, 2015
With regard to outcome scores, we have many patients who are in our home health services
The proliferation of high-deductible health plans is having a ripple effect throughout the indust
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
Healthcare employers should consider the safety and health of workers when choosing which environ
JUNE 23, 2016
Medicare Boot Camp—Rural Health Clinic Version is a one-day intensive course on Medicare co
Mobile health apps are becoming more sophisticated and reliable, but experts say they’re st
Home health patients with chronic, complex conditions present care coordination challenges that a
Last year was a tumultuous one for Allina Health in Minneapolis and its nursing staff. After a we
FEBRUARY 16, 2017
The Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health
If Home Health CAHPS survey vendors want to display an agency’s name and/or logo on mailing
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., has released its latest HealthLeaders Media Brea
JUNE 25, 2012
Beacon Health, a division of HCPro, Inc., is pleased t
SEPTEMBER 30, 2010
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, in collaboration with MedSynergies, launched an indepen
SEPTEMBER 2, 2013
MARBLEHEAD, MA (PRWEB) May 4, 2010 -- HealthLeaders Media, t
MAY 4, 2010
Featuring unbiased data and analysis direct from top healthcare leaders, the HealthLe
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
HealthLeaders Media, the premier producer of information resources for senior healthcare executiv
FEBRUARY 18, 2010
When did it become the home health agency’s responsibility to pay for a catheter in
By Christopher Cheney, senior clinical care editor at HealthLeaders Editor&rsq
JULY 29, 2020
The Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing announced October 10 that it unintent
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, a
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists,
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists,
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapist
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and social
A home health agency depends on its entire care team—aides, nurses, therapists, and social
This week’s Inside story is from health-aid
New HIPAA Information The Department of Health and Human Service
Health information technology is a troublesome area for many physicians, but not to the degree it
House Republicans unveiled their much anticipated health law replacement plan Monday, slashing th
MARCH 9, 2017
Is it possible for a patient receiving home health care to also receive outpatient pulmon
HCPro is a company with a talented and experienced staff in healthcare publishing, training, and consulting. Our primary brands—DecisionHealth and HealthLeaders—are widely recognized and highly respected within the healthcare industry.
JANUARY 6, 2009
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2007
The healthcare industry is continuously evolving, and health information technology (HIT) is chan
The Minnesota Department of Health last week published its annual adverse health event report, wi
MARCH 3, 2015
The PHI of 5,117 patients treated at a physician group affiliated with St. Peter’s Health P
  In 2009, Main Line Health evaluated its safety culture and identified preventable
APRIL 28, 2015
Growing numbers of consumers, paying more for their care in high-deductible health plans, are p
Although potentially near an end, the debate over federal minimum wage increase in home health co
The American Medical Association (AMA) and the International Health Terminology Standards Develop
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Home health agencies will now have their claims returned when Medicare systems fail to match thos
Following a push to teach medical students about the health risks associated with climate change,
OCTOBER 15, 2020
House members slam home health prior authorization proposal A CM
Home health class lawsuit denied Collec
by Angela Childers Merger-and-acquisition activity in the home health market rem
A new health clinic in Savannah, Georgia opened its doors this week to free visits for gov
AUGUST 7, 2014
A new report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found t
DECEMBER 23, 2014
As healthcare progresses through the digital age, health technology and patient safety are inters
JANUARY 28, 2015
  St. Mary’s Health System of Athens, Georgia, recently briefed the Universi
JANUARY 9, 2015
  Officials from several health centers, multi-group practices, insurers, and phys
  According to the National Health Interview Survey, the number of Americans witho
SEPTEMBER 18, 2014
Four lawsuits were recently filed against UC Health, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Cent
JUNE 18, 2015
The first ever home health edition of the Program for Evaluating Payment Patterns Electro
Between background checks and the new overtime rule, some home health workers in Nebraska have sa
The University of Michigan Health System published a report finding differences among the level o
Since only 12% of U.S. adults are considered to be highly proficient in health literacy—the
MARCH 17, 2017
Home health agencies can now view the Home Health PPS PC Pricer for the 2017 calendar year. CMS p
Nearly 40% of physicians are reluctant to seek formal medical care for mental health conditions d
OCTOBER 13, 2017
What are the home health CMS & the Medicare/Medicaid Policy for PTA supervision by a
by Brian Ward (bward@hcpro.com) Nearly everyone’s mental health ha
Mental health implications of the pandemic expected to last for years by Brian
The St. Louis County Health Department recently discovered that a document containing PHI was ema
Tomorrow is the final day for home health agencies and their counterparts in the skilled nursing,
I have some questions regarding the CMS Instruction for Medical Review on Home Health Ce
The ECRI Institute released their top 10 health technology hazards for 2016 this week and inadequ
NOVEMBER 11, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) have released new home health Conditions o
By Jack O’Brien, HealthLeaders Media Eighty percent of heal
JANUARY 23, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services (
December marks the 15th anniversary of “To Err is Human: Building A Safer Health System,&r
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its workplace violence preve
APRIL 7, 2015
Michigan State University (MSU) and the Sparrow Health System have partnered with Mexico&r
MARCH 13, 2015
  "As we move into a world where the value of health care services is more im
MARCH 5, 2015
A Health Affairs report shows that California accountable care organizations are seeing
For home health patients, may we accept orders for labs from a physician assistant (PA) w
CMS began publishing home health agency (HHA) Quality of Care star ratings, based on OASIS data a
Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, has been a leader in health information technology (IT)
JULY 14, 2016
Electronic health records (EHR) have slowly made their way into long-term care (LTC), with
DECEMBER 23, 2016
By Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media.
OCTOBER 5, 2017
by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Healthcare organizations car
JUNE 28, 2020
by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Healthcare organizations car
JUNE 21, 2020
by Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Healthcare organizations carr
JULY 29, 2020
Recognizing the growing role of nurse leadership in the business of healthcare, HealthLeaders Me
OCTOBER 9, 2009
Physicians are showing more of an interest in digital health technologies, but they are still on
Federal officials have fined University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Health System $470,000
  Some U.S. lawmakers want to add 2,000 residency positions at Veterans Health Adm
JUNE 27, 2014
After an investigation into recent actions of Strategic Health Solutions (SHS) that targeted home
Take our brief survey, and you could win a free copy of ICD-10 Coding for Home Health! C
Tips from the March issue of Briefings on HIPAA: As health information tech
  Due to the loss of funds from Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education
FEBRUARY 6, 2015
OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a Hospita
MAY 14, 2015
No, supervising home health aides is a cost of doing business. Whenever possible, the nurse or th
Q: Footage from a security camera at a mental health agency is needed for a police invest
What potential impact does the final rule on overpayments have on home health agencies? F
HCPro is seeking enthusiastic home health administrators and directors, clinical supervisors, sta
Editor’s note: This week’s Insider’s scoop is from The Home Health Gui
“Doctors should have some familiarity with the many disciplines that affect health. This i
JUNE 16, 2016
The Medicare reimbursement for home health is a two-step, split-percentage payment. First, a Requ
Home health care billing is a complicated task—to make sure you receive all the pay
Nurses at Methodist Health claim that the hospital docks lunch pay for breaks they aren’t a
OCTOBER 20, 2016
The Medicare reimbursement for home health is a two-step, split-percentage payment. First, a Requ
Illinois proposal caps hours for home health workers Governor Bruce Ruane
  Securing forensic and behavioral health patients
NOVEMBER 3, 2016
Several new studies find that millennials are more likely to rely on retail health clinics for ca
DECEMBER 13, 2016
A University of Colorado-Denver student gained unauthorized access to Denver Health Medical Cente
APRIL 28, 2017
The use of electronic health records (EHR) should be guided by ethical principles that put patien
The following is from Home Health Line. For more news and information on home health and hospice,
You note that agencies have continued to improve on Home Health Compare data across the board &md
According to a recent analysis of Medicare data by Kaiser Health News and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg
JULY 1, 2019
Last week, CMS sent out a message on its provider list servs informing home health agencies that
Study: Home health cuts costs of CJR The use of home health serv
By John Commins, HealthLeaders Media ORLANDO — The Institut
DECEMBER 19, 2019
By Jack O’Brien Executives from NYC Health + Hospitals (NYC H+H),
JUNE 18, 2020
HCPro, Inc., has expanded into managed care publishing by acquiring National Health Information,
AUGUST 31, 2006
On or around April 13, CMS contractor TMF Health Quality Institute will release the fourth annual
Deven McGraw, a well-known health data privacy expert and federal legal advisor, just joined the
Can you explain the IMPACT Act and what home health agencies need to do in regard to it?
HCPro’s Home Health Aide On-the-go In-service Series, Volume 16 includes topics that cover
Two incidents at a health center operated by New York-based St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
The Company was founded in 1986 by Jennifer Cofer, a nationally recognized authority in health information management, with the launch of Medical Record Briefing, a newsletter for medical records professionals that continues to be one of the Company’s flagship products.
JANUARY 6, 2009
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., and Bank of America Merrill Lynch have released a
AUGUST 19, 2013
HealthLeaders Media and Bank of America Merrill Lynch Release
APRIL 9, 2013
The newest HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report, Reform's Impact: Staff and Servic
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Home health and hospice providers urged CMS to consider permanent adjustments to relax telehealth
HealthLeaders Media, the leading provider of healthcare business information to healthcare execut
AUGUST 19, 2011
HealthLeaders Media, an integrated media company serving the business information needs of heal
JULY 11, 2012
HealthLeaders Media, a division of HCPro, Inc., today announced that The Mount Sinai Medical Cen
JUNE 21, 2012
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
By Debra Beaulieu. Q&A originally appeared in HealthLeaders Media
AUGUST 17, 2017
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Although hospital service vol
MARCH 25, 2021
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media
APRIL 8, 2021
The introduction of the Home Health Groupings Model (HHGM) into the proposed rule means preparing
Written by Jennifer Thew, RN Originally appeared in Health Leaders Media
NOVEMBER 30, 2017
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The Connecticut General Assembly’s public health committee heard arguments last week for a
MARCH 27, 2014
The Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance will verify a practition
A CMS investigation accuses a physician at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Sy
APRIL 8, 2014
St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York, passed a follow-up survey ordere
JUNE 17, 2014
The California Department of Public Health levied $775,000 in fines on eight hospitals that made
JULY 29, 2014
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services awarded the Mayo Clinic Health System in Eau C
DECEMBER 19, 2014
In response to the growing threat of violence, the Indiana University Health La Porte Hosp
JANUARY 15, 2015
A recent survey of healthcare employers conducted by Health eCareers found that the number
APRIL 2, 2015
On March 10, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services launched a new Accountable C
MARCH 20, 2015
Eliminated funding for the Teaching Health Centers (THC) program could jeopardize the trai
MARCH 6, 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services announced a $195 million grant to support the Hospi
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
According to a press release that went out on Feb 12, 2015, The U.S. Department of Health and Hum
FEBRUARY 20, 2015
A hospital transition program implemented by a Massachusetts health maintenance organization (HMO
A new partnership between the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Midland C
OCTOBER 9, 2015
A new partnership between the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC), Midland C
OCTOBER 8, 2015
The Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC) last week announced it has acqui
OCTOBER 20, 2015
A study conducted by researchers at the George Washington University Health Workforce Institute c
NOVEMBER 6, 2015
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released its Agency Financial Report for fiscal
A recently released study by Avalere Health finds that many states are facing significant shortag
MARCH 4, 2016
A recently released study by Avalere Health finds that many states are facing significant shortag
MARCH 3, 2016
The latest version of proposed cost reporting changes for the home health-based hospices, relea
Jackson Health System in Miami is firing a fourth-year neurology resident who was caught on video
APRIL 29, 2016
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a southern New Jersey hospital
APRIL 21, 2016
A recent study published in Health Affairs found that when physician practices have care-manageme
MARCH 31, 2016
Massachusetts health authorities are investigating an allegation that a surgeon at St. Vincent Ho
AUGUST 11, 2016
Our questions are in regards to providing home health aide services to a patient in an as
Logic says that electronic health records (EHR) should be a huge boon to healthcare quality. Up-t
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
The Measure Applications Partnership, a partnership that guides the U.S. Department of Health and
CMS aims to develop and implement two Transfer of Health (TOH) Information and Care Preferences q
Lawmakers and faith leaders joined Health and Human Services officials Thursday morning to launch
JANUARY 25, 2018
A patient who attacked a nurse at Baton Rouge General’s Behavioral Health Unit in April has
JULY 31, 2019
The World Health Organization and International Council of Nurses warn of a global shortfall of a
APRIL 7, 2020
HDI posts one new issue in one category   HealthDataInsight
APRIL 22, 2015
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All cause hospital-wide readmissions can be a major headache for hospitals. So Health
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) voted to approv
JANUARY 30, 2015
A new Department of Health and Human Services report shows that Medicare spending for each indivi
The University of Vermont Health Network-Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh, New
JULY 24, 2015
Today, October 1, 2015, the U.S. health care system moves to the International Classificat
OCTOBER 2, 2015
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans
FEBRUARY 19, 2016
A new program administered by the Connecticut State Department of Public Health requires that all
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
The following is an excerpt from health-therapy-h
“If we have a shared vision of what the health care system should look like … it cre
APRIL 28, 2017
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media
MAY 6, 2021
  The California Department of Health has fined Sutter General Hospital in Sacrame
MAY 14, 2014
A team of international health policy experts recently compared administrative costs of U.S. hos
This month Massachusetts became the first state to require health insurers and hospitals t
OCTOBER 9, 2014
Q: How should an organization handle patient requests to withhold protected health inform
The public has until April 8 to submit comments on NCQA’s proposed changes to Health
U.S. health regulators issued an updated safety alert on March 4 warning healthcare providers abo
MARCH 11, 2015
Patient safety groups say hospitals and public health authorities are holding back key informatio
MARCH 10, 2015
Editor’s note: My colleague Tinker Ready with HealthLeaders Media recently wro
A man who shot a shot and killed a mental health caseworker before being shot by a doctor returni
JULY 16, 2015
This week’s Inside Story is from health-aide-on-
EHRs and other health IT could help physicians ensure their patients take medications correctly
Research published in the journal Health Affairs indicates that accountable care organiz
NOVEMBER 29, 2016
Agencies would have until Jan. 13, 2018, to prepare for most of the revised Home Health Condition
Federal public health officials are urging everyone six months and older to get vaccinated agains
OCTOBER 2, 2018
The role electronic health records (EHR) play in clinician burnout was not accurately predicted,
MARCH 3, 2021
Health information technology is a troublesome area for many physicians, but not to the degree it
SEPTEMBER 14, 2017
HealthLeaders Media Releases New Report on Surgical Services for Value, Patient Experienc
SEPTEMBER 2, 2011
The OIG has taken aim at improper home health Medicare billing in its 2017 Work Plan, which is ba
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media, (ccheney@healthleadersmedia.com)
MAY 27, 2021
Adequate health literacy is a critical for patients leaving the hospital setting for the next lev
Got apps? Case managers and other health professionals are increasingly turning to digital tools
CMS announced on September 8 that it had finalized new emergency response requirements for health
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
With a span of providers reaching almost half the country, the Dignity Health system kicked off i
DECEMBER 1, 2018
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By Alexandra Wilson Pecci, HealthLeaders Media Roughly 30% of hospitals
FEBRUARY 18, 2021
CMS extends Medicare home health moratorium   CMS has exten
Physician groups have weighed in on the American Health Care Act
CMS recently announced that the star rating methodology soon to augment Home Health Compare will
In the face of a worsening nationwide physician shortage, health providers should look to develop
MARCH 1, 2018
by Josh Poltilove Adjustments to Medicare’s home health payments under the
HHS begins Phase 2 HIPAA audits The Department of Health and Hu
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Cost Containment Overcoming Challenges: New HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Report Available
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
In January, CMS posted the first Patient Survey Star Rating information on the Home Health Compar
By Carol Davis, HealthLeaders Media Even before the COVID-19 pandemic be
MAY 6, 2021
CMS has proposed a Medicare Prior Authorization of Home Health Services Demonstration pilot progr
Home Health Star Rating previews are now available to agencies CMS has an
CMS released an interim final rule on March 31 in an effort to ease restrictions for health care
By Melanie Blackman The Department of Health and Human Services’ (
OCTOBER 8, 2020
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) protects the privacy of p
DECEMBER 3, 2020
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media The coronavirus pandemic has
APRIL 22, 2021
By Mandy Roth, HealthLeaders Media The COVID-19 crisis has spawne
MAY 21, 2020
CMS is proposing to remove one of the rating categories for the Home Health Quality Patient Star
By Steven Porter, HealthLeaders Media A study that found independent hos
MARCH 1, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 11, 2019
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Infections linked to m
APRIL 9, 2019
JUNE 18, 2014
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Department of Health and Human Services Secretary
Home health aides spend more time in patients’ homes than other caregivers, and they are al
The home health industry is positioned to be the master coordinator of patient transitions and wo
The World Health Organization (WHO) announced a new global initiative earlier this month, one tha
APRIL 20, 2017
In the new proposed home health PPS rule, CMS states agencies providing a larger percentage of ov
by Joan L. Usher, BS, RHIA, ACE, president & CEO of JLU Health Record Systems in Pembroke
By Christopher Cheney A Denver-based health system has used remote monit
OCTOBER 1, 2020
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media
JANUARY 21, 2021
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media To advance value-based care,
JULY 15, 2021
By Scott Mace, Health Leaders Media The U.S. Department of Health
JULY 1, 2021
HDI posts one new issue in one category   HealthDataIn
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a report examining the problem of antimicro
A recent national poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health found that about 9
OCTOBER 16, 2014
Physician practices have many of the same concerns that hospitals and large health systems do&mda
DECEMBER 16, 2014
The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced December 8 that it fined an Alaska behavioral health
In this guest blog, Linda Gylland, MLS (ASCP) QLS, a lab safety officer for Sanford Health
JANUARY 14, 2015
A new report by Truven Health Analytics called “CMS Readmission Penalties: Estimating the I
JANUARY 20, 2015
A new study to be published in Health Services Research shows that when a patient is readm
The American Health Care Association (AHCA) announced its support for the sustainable grow
MARCH 27, 2015
A new study to be published in Health Services Research shows that when a patient is readm
On or around April 20, CMS contractor TMF Health Quality Institute will release the third
FEBRUARY 13, 2015
As Medicare and Medicaid celebrate their 50th anniversary protecting the health and well-b
AUGUST 7, 2015
“One of the biggest contributors to burnout is when health professionals lose a sense of co
AUGUST 21, 2015
Can mail carriers help better connect frail elderly patients living alone to health services?
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Yes. Maintaining, cleaning, and caring for the assistive device can be done by the home health a
A December 2015 Health Affairs study of skilled nursing facilities form 2001 through 2011 found t
FEBRUARY 12, 2016
A former plastic surgery resident with the Lehigh Valley Health Network was sentenced to four yea
APRIL 8, 2016
Electronic health records may provide a number of benefits such as improving the continuity of
The TMF Health Quality Institute has issued its annual hospice-specific Program for Evalu
Americans deserve a health care system that delivers the right care, at the right time, and at a
After the initial claim determination has been made, home health providers have the right to appe
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NOVEMBER 8, 2018
By Christopher Cheney at HealthLeaders Medi
NOVEMBER 6, 2018
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media Saint Barnabas Medical Center
APRIL 29, 2021
by A.J. Plunkett (aplunkett@decisionhealth.com) The public health emerge
SEPTEMBER 5, 2021
By Scott Mace, HealthLeaders Media While the COVID-19 pandemic highlight
JULY 29, 2021
By Mandy Roth, HealthLeaders Media At the beginning of 2020, physicians
APRIL 29, 2021
Hiring nurses is a challenge for any organization, including home health agencies. You want good
Realizing the growing impact that stress and burnout takes on the health of nurses and their abil
JANUARY 22, 2020
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media
JANUARY 28, 2021
By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News If there’s such a thing as a
DECEMBER 16, 2020
By Christopher Cheney, HealthLeaders Media
APRIL 8, 2021