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  NAHC Report: Issue# 2832, 1/26/2016
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Governor Kasich and Secretary Clinton Offer Best Records on Home Care
Mileage Study Press Conference Highlights: Lisa Jean Long Discusses the Challenges of Delivering Home Care in the Large State of Texas
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Governor Kasich and Secretary Clinton Offer Best Records on Home Care

Which U.S. presidential candidates have the best records relative to home care and hospice? The answer: Governor John Kasich of Ohio, a Republican, and Democrat, former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator, Hillary Clinton.

Six months ago some 20 candidates from both parties were approached by the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC) to share their views and their records on matters related to long-term care. One week before the voting begins in Iowa two frontrunners in home care have appeared.

Governor Kasich’s Move to Expand Access to Home Care

Governor Kasich in his closing remarks in the most recent presidential debate listed as one of his most important achievements reversing the longstanding institutional bias which channeled aged, infirm and disabled Ohioans into nursing homes and other institutions instead of providing care which allowed them to remain independent in their own homes.

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Mileage Study Press Conference Highlights: Lisa Jean Long Discusses the Challenges of Delivering Home Care in the Large State of Texas

NAHC President Val J. Halamandaris introduced Lisa Jean Long, who is a registered nurse and the Owner & CEO of Patience Home Health Care in San Antonio, Texas. Ms. Jean Long spoke regarding the challenges her agency faces to deliver home care in such a large state, where distances are often measured in hours rather than miles.

“Texas is a very large state,” she said. “San Antonio is large in and of itself; it may take 45 minutes to get from one area of this urban county to another area of this urban county. In the rural areas we may have an hour-and-a-half to two-hour drive to get to the patient’s home one way, and that doesn’t include the time we spend in the home with the patient.”

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2016 Private Duty Home Care Conference

At the Private Duty Home Care Conference, you’ll participate in education sessions on marketing and operations tactics, financial acuity, staff recruitment and retention, and more. You’ll hear from leaders and experts at lectures, roundtables, panel discussions, and more. You’ll learn from success stories and pioneering strategies with statistical analysis, data-driven forecasting, improvement studies, and more. Our conference faculty will guide you through legal and regulatory changes. We value what Private Duty brings to the industry and we support your business achievements.

The Private Duty Home Care Conference will feature one-and-half days of speakers, education sessions, and networking opportunities in charming Charleston, South Carolina where you’ll enjoy special rates at the Doubletree Hotel in the heart of the Market District. Reserve your room now to take advantage of our special low rate of $159 while rooms are still available.

This conference is where you can get real solutions to real issues. So, together we can make real progress.

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