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The Tools Home Care Workers Need to Increase Travel Efficiency

By AlayaCare / May 24, 2016

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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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Top 3 Home Care Client Complaints & How to Address Them

By AlayaCare / February 23, 2016

In the past few years the healthcare industry has been pushing hard on new initiatives to reduce the amount of hospital readmissions in order to cut healthcare costs and improve the quality of care. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), hospitals in the US spent roughly $41.3 billion in 2011 to…

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4 New Year’s Resolutions for your Home Care Agency

By AlayaCare / December 30, 2015

The end of a year is a great time to reflect on your accomplishments and make improvements to your home care agency. It represents an opportunity to look at the bigger picture and strategize how you can improve your bottom line moving forward into the new year. While the quality of your service and client…

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Improving Home Care Client Engagement with Technology

By AlayaCare / October 29, 2015

The importance of communication for client-provider relationships in home health care can’t be emphasized enough. The more engaged and connected clients and their loved ones are, the more likely they will be to follow care worker advice, and to take an active role in their health during, and after home care visits. With the wide…

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Cloud-Based EHRs: A Flexible Approach to Interoperability

By AlayaCare / October 7, 2015

As we all know, the home healthcare industry and the delivery of home care are undergoing transformational changes. As an industry that is still widely undigitized, evolving technologies such as electronic health records (EHRs), mobile health (mHealth), virtual health (vHealth), wearables, etc. are rapidly altering home care’s prognosis. These new evolving technologies will give providers…

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Native Home Care App vs. Responsive Design Point of Care Documentation

By AlayaCare / October 1, 2015

Chances are, right now you’re holding on to the very tool that has the power to improve patient outcomes and refine the home healthcare industry; a mobile device. Mobile health or mHealth, consists of delivering health care services via mobile communication devices such as smartphones, tablets and wearables, and is abruptly changing the way home…

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Which cliché best applies to your field staff training –“It’s never too late to learn” or “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks”?

By AlayaCare / September 8, 2015

Change is hard. Getting people to alter their routines or to adapt new skills is a challenging task, especially when most people are reluctant to do so. The home healthcare industry, specifically, is quite infamous for pushing off reform in order to avoid the hassles of change. Now that the industry is facing dramatic shifts…

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Electronic Visit Verification (EVV): Providing the Proof

By AlayaCare / September 3, 2015

The benefits of home-based health care are substantial. From cost savings and patient comfort, to the overall improved outcomes across the health care field, home care is changing the industry dramatically. As beneficial as home care is, many agencies have been hesitant to provide home-based services due to the major challenge of ensuring caregivers adhere to…

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Care Worker Mobile App: How to Make BYOD Work in Your Home Care Agency

By AlayaCare / August 26, 2015

The “bring your own device” (BYOD) trend is becoming increasingly more mainstream in the business IT world. According to a global survey of CIOs by Gartner, Inc.’s Executive Programs, 38 percent of companies expect to stop providing devices to workers by 2016. Another survey conducted by IDC Canada found that almost 81 percent of Canadians…

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