Technology Education Sessions at the 2016 Home Care & Hospice Annual Meeting
September 1, 2016 02:24 PM
The educational programming at the National Association for Home Care & Hospice’s (NAHC) 2016 Annual Meeting will address the legislative and regulatory issues that are having the most significant impact on your agency. Industry experts will be conducting over a dozen education sessions covering hospice and palliative care topics and as an attendee you’ll have the opportunity to network with peers – sharing challenges and success stories. Get the information you need and answers to your questions.
Start previewing the education sessions. Remember that with our new system, searching by key word categories “Technology” and “Telehealth” will produce a list of all of the sessions that cover these updates. You can also search by keyword for popular terms like “Remove Patient Monitoring,” “Self-Management,” and “Remote Patient Monitoring,” as well by speaker. Click the star next to the title of your favorite sessions – these will sync with our phone app to create your personalized schedule for the conference.
Gaffney Home Nursing & Hospice reduced costs, increased compliance and profit margins and focused more on patient care through efficient investments in technology and people. Learn how to do the same for your agency in Improving Compliance, Reducing Costs, and Avoiding Penalties with Secure Communication.
In Reducing Readmissions, learn the five-step process one large home health provider used to reduce its rehospitalizations by integrating improved technology with existing people and processes.
With new payment models affecting home health agencies and their referral sources, remote patient monitoring – or telemonitoring – can help agencies provide quality care while meeting financial goals. So Why Isn’t Remote Patient Monitoring in Your Business Model?It should be.
Caring for patients in remote parts of the country can be challenging, but there is hope. In Telehealth Monitoring in Rural Regionsyou will hear how a home health agency in Maine used telemonitoring to care for chronically ill patients. Discussion will also focus on how technology can improve disease self-management and reduce hospitalizations.
In Video-Telehealth: Getting to Win-Win Through a NVA-Primary Care Medical Group Collaborationyou will get a complete view of how a home health and a primary medical group worked together to create a telehealth program for higher-risk patients. Speakers will explain how to set up such a program and provide a cost-benefit analysis for it.
Learn how Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice uses telehealth to serve patients, hospitals and insurance companies in Using Telehealth to Strengthen Hospital and Insurance Relationships. For Androscoggin the result has been fewer rehospitalizations and improved financial indicators.
See how home health agencies can improve patient health and increase reimbursement by allowing patients to monitor their own vital signs with consumer-focused telehealth technology in Step Up Patient Care with Step-down Telehealth Solutions. The proliferation of new wearable health technology enables patients to take the knowledge they learn about vital signs from home health staff and use it to track their own health.
Concern about a nursing shortage as the baby boomers age is nothing new to home health professionals. In Reduce Nursing Visits by Ramping up Telehealth Useyou will learn how to use your telehealth program to make your organization more efficient. This session will look at the nursing shortage and show how using telehealth technology can help home health organizations overcome this hurdle.