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Leading Home Care is your resource for ideas and information to help you grow your home care business and multiply the performance of your home care team. Below is a list of articles written by members of our team and Industry Experts. Click on the links to receive each article in a PDF format which you can download to your computer and print.
Navigating Through the Fog of Health Care Reform, by Stephen Tweed, CSP, this article addresses the hottest topic on the minds of home care and hospice owners and administrators right now is health care reform, and how this new law will affect their businesses. Stephen Tweed, CEO of Leading Home Care , offers some clarity on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Growing Your Home Health and Hospice Business in 2010 - by Stephen Tweed, this article speaks about "What Discharge Planners say about Home Health Referrals", "Buidling Relationships with Physicians", and much more...
Get Ready for 2010 - by Stephen Tweed, this article speaks on topics such as: Healthcare Reform, OASIS-C, CAHPS, HIPPA 5010 and ICD-10, HIPPA Breach Notification, Increasing Competition, Fraud and Abuse, and more...
Maximize Manager Feedback: Use Scorecards for Quick, Reliable Ratings - Originally published in the November/December 2003 issue of Success in Home Care, Stephen Tweed shows how to use Critical Measures to chart your success.
The Magic is in the Mix: Seven Steps to Grow your Home Care Business - Assess, Define, Promote, Recruit and Grow. Whether you have been in the business two weeks or two decades this article helps you get away from busy-ness and into business.
Putting the Fun Back in Home Health Care - by Dr. Clifford M. Kuhn, "The Laugh Doctor"
Success to Significance - Most CEOs are successful, few are
significant. Examine what makes a significant CEO and creates a legacy.
Retreats - Takes a closer look at the four types of retreats used
for board of directors or staff development.
Why in the World Would Anyone Work for You? - Follows an executive strategy retreat as the team plans to solve their most critical issue, finding and keeping top talent. Reprint of a home care staffing article which appeared in Caring Magazine, Sept. 2002.
Five Frequently Asked Questions about Private Duty Home Care -
Tapping the industry's greatest but least known potential revenue
Insights of an Interim CEO - Stephen Tweed, a leading strategist, author, and consultant, put theory into action when he took the reigns of a metropolitan home health company for six months.
Seven Performance Accelerating Technologies That Will Shape the Future of Home Care - Learn how telehealth, voice recognition, and five more technologies will launch your home health care company into the future. Originally published in Home Healthcare Nurse.
Working Successfully with Your Board of Directors - Learn a process for creating a company vision shared by your Board of Directors and your Executive Team, and put that vision into action. Article originally published in Caring Magazine.
How to Avoid False Claims Based on Homebound Status By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
What to Do When Patients are Not Appropriate for Home Health Care Services By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Risk Management in Home Health Care: Liability for Substandard Pain Management By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
How to Use Admission Agreements to Establish Relationships with Home Care Patients By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Appropriateness for Home Health Care Services: What Home Care Providers Need to Know By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Why Every Provider Must Establish and Maintain a Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and Abuse Program By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Discontinuation of Home Health Care Services: Making Ethical Decisions By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Fraud Implications of Violations of Patients' Rights to Freedom of Choice of Providers By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
Regulatory Compliance: Don't Call, Don't Ask, Unless You Confirm By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
What Providers Need to Know about New "Stark II" Regulations By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
How Case Managers Should Handle Clients' Preferences for Caregivers By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
How to Handle Patients Who Seek Acute Care without Contacting Hospice First By Elizabeth E. Hogue, Esq.
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