Home Healthcare: A viable solution in today’s healthcare environment

Home Healthcare: A viable solution in today’s healthcare environment Home is where the heart is; and now, home is where healthcare is, too. In the United States, the home care industry serves [...]

Hospice: Hope in the Changing World of Healthcare

Hospice: Hope in the Changing World of Healthcare More than 1 million people each year have to make a life-changing decision: continue intensive treatment to fight a chronic illness or pursue the [...]

CMS 2017 Final Rule for Hospice Published

From CMS.gov Hospice Final Rule for 2017 Issued The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule (CMS-1652-F) that will update the Medicare hospice payment rates, [...]

CMS 2017 Final Rule for Home Health Published

From CMS.gov Home Health Final Rule for 2017 Issued Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule (CMS-1648-F) that updates the Medicare Home Health Prospective Payment [...]

Text Messaging and Secure Communication in Healthcare

ABSTRACT Text messaging is today’s most often used method of communication. In June 2014, 561 billion text messages were sent worldwide (Burke, 2016), and 90 percent of people read a text message [...]