It seems that every year about this time, the Department of Justice announces a major arrest of hundreds of Medicare fraud perpetrators. Though the name of the investigative and arresting task force changes with the administration in Washington, this year is no different, with the announcement last that the DoJ arrested over 400 people, including […]

ATLANTA — July 17, 2017 — Brightree, the Atlanta-based provider of cloud-based patient management software for post-acute care companies, has announced the release of OASIS review to its billing and coding suite of services for home health and hospice agencies. “Brightree has created a complete solution that verifies an agency’s coding and OASIS information together in […]

Newcomer Podimetrics recently released impressive data in the July issue of Diabetes Care. Results demonstrate that the company’s SmartMat detected as many as 97% of developing foot ulcers on average five weeks before they presented clinically. To use the Podimetrics system, a patient stands on the mat for 20 seconds per day at home. Patient […]

  Overland Park, Kansas — July 19, 2017 — Netsmart announced today that it has acquired DeVero, a healthcare technology company that specializes in home healthcare and hospice. Netsmart provides electronic health records (EHRs), health information exchange, data analytics, mobile clinical and consumer engagement solutions for behavioral health, social services and post-acute communities. This announcement […]

FacebookTwitterGoogle+Email CellTrak CEO says investment to be used to expand delivery management solution. Schaumburg, IL — July 10, 2017 — CellTrak Technologies, the leading provider of Care Delivery Management solutions which enable home and community-based care organizations to communicate with remote health care workers, announced that it has raised over $11 million from Boathouse Capital with participation from […]

Statement from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT Over the coming months, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) will host a series of meetings and webinars to inform our work in support of the 21st Century Cures Act trusted exchange framework and common agreement provisions outlined in Section 4003 […]

Item 1:  Optima Healthcare Solutions Names Jason James as CIO PALM CITY, Fla. and ALPHARETTA, Ga., July 11, 2017 — Optima Healthcare Solutions, a provider of cloud-based software for home health, hospice, therapy and other post-acute care providers, today announced the appointment of Jason James as Chief Information Officer. [Details about James’ extensive history in […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Soccoro, NM (June 14, 2017) – OperaCare, creators of software that automates and standardizes the Home Health Quality Assurance (QA) and Compliance process, announced today that they have named two executives to their senior leadership team. Carl Queton has been named Vice President, Sales and Marketing, and Kristi Bajer, BSN, RN, […]

Facebook Twitter Google+ Email  By Tim Rowan, Editor & Publisher of Home Care Technology Report When negotiating for preferred partnership status with a hospital, ACO or managed care organization, pitfalls outnumber opportunities. Those executives with the best strategies tend to do better than those with the best caregivers. Representatives from post-acute provider organizations shared their […]

By Tim Rowan, Editor & Publisher of Home Care Technology Report On May 25, Representative Kenny Marchant (R-TX) introduced a bill in the House of Representatives that would make home health medical record material a legitimate addition to physician medical records when certifying that a patient is eligible for the home health benefit. “For purposes […]