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Demographic Shift: How Will It Impact Your Home Healthcare Agency?

By AlayaCare / May 10, 2016

The baby boomer generation has been a buzzing topic of conversation in the healthcare industry for some time now. According to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), seniors will make up 20% of the population by 2024, and 25% by 2036 at which point they will account for 62% of health costs. The same goes for…

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Why Predictive Analytics Should Be Top of Mind for your Home Care Agency

By AlayaCare / April 4, 2016

As we’ve all heard by now, there are numerous benefits to providing care for patients in the comfort of their own homes. Home care has been proven to lower overall costs, and presents the greatest solution for meeting the needs of the rapidly growing senior population. The industry’s shifting demographic is compelling the rise of…

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Revolutionizing Healthcare with Home Telehealth (Webinar Recap)

By AlayaCare / March 29, 2016

20 years later, why is home care still not sure? On March 17th, 2016 we held our most popular webinar ever, featuring our founder and CEO Adrian Schauer and Tim Rowan of Rowan Consulting Associates and Editor of Home Care Technology Report. The webinar focused on a hot topic for home care agencies this year:…

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How AlayaCare Fits into Your Population Health Strategy

By AlayaCare / January 21, 2016

Let us begin by telling you what you already know: our healthcare system is constantly facing challenges. According to the Becker Hospital Review, the vast majority of the top 10 challenges and opportunities for hospitals relate to Population Health. Population Health is a relatively new concept, and only most recently possible because of the growth…

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The Evolution of Home Care Analytics: Machine Learning

By AlayaCare / December 21, 2015

Like it or not, we are living in a digital world.

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Keys to Generating Innovation in your Home Care Agency

By AlayaCare / December 10, 2015

Everyone knows that now is an exciting time to be in the home healthcare industry. Technology has become mandatory for efficient agency operations, providing easier access to information, streamlined workflows, point-of-care transparency, and ultimately improving patient outcomes – all the while operating in an environment where regulations constantly change our business. While some agencies are…

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How Client-Reported Data Can Help Care Workers Make Better Health Care Decisions

By AlayaCare / October 16, 2015

The voice of a client is essential to understanding whether or not home care services are making a difference. Client-centered care has taken the spotlight when it comes to discussions of quality; home care agencies are adapting to providing care that is responsive and respectful of individual client preferences and values, which in turn, guides…

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The Growth of AlayaLabs

By AlayaCare / October 14, 2015

AlayaLabs is growing! So far, we have been focusing on research to get a better understanding of the challenges home health care agencies are facing that we could address with science. Our most recent project was one stemming from a partnership with CBI We Care, where we studied the effects of machine learning algorithms on the care…

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Innovation: What It Means and Why Home Care Needs It

By AlayaCare / September 24, 2015

Innovation; the buzzword that has been sweeping the business industry for some time now. This word is so widely overused and generalized that it’s reached the point where we’ve lost touch with what it actual means to be innovative. Many companies have used the term synonymously with “invention”, using it whenever they’ve simply developed something…

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Why Machine Learning Fails… and Why It Won’t in Home Healthcare

By AlayaCare / September 3, 2015

As I woke up, coffee in hand, slowly browsing Facebook, Yann LeCun, director of AI research at Facebook, shared a link to this interview of Michael I. Jordan, IEEE Fellow, Pehong Chen Distinguished Professor at the University of California, Berkeley. As the author said, Jordan is one of the world’s most respected authorities on machine…

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