CellTrak Virtue Series: Be Transparent

Apr 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Transparency. While It is not always the easiest thing to do, it’s always the best policy. Being transparent with others prevents let downs, confusion, and ensures everyone is on the same page. Sometimes transparency is not what others want to hear, but what they need to hear.

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Insights From the Experts : Overcoming EVV Challenges

Apr 7, 2021 12:56:35 PM

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CellTrak Virtue Series: What Makes An Exceptional Team?

Mar 5, 2021 12:52:11 PM / posted in CellTrak News, Virtues

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Effective Care Transitions and Community Services – Tools to Reduce Healthcare Costs

Jan 14, 2021 10:00:00 AM / posted in Cost Reduction, Care, EVV, COVID, Medicaid

A few short months ago, on September 23rd, CMS announced a new round of federal funding that is going to states to support individual transitions from institutional care to community based services. The program, known as the Money Follows the Person Demonstration (MFP), has been in operation since 2007, but at a time when new federal funding aimed at alleviating the travails of COVID-19 has reached into the billions, this relatively small grant of $165 Million got very little notice.

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Empowering Care 365 in 2021

Jan 5, 2021 11:07:24 AM / posted in Compliance, Care, EVV, COVID, Caregiver Safety

Though it has been overstated, 2020 was no ordinary year. In January alone, Australia lost 47 million acres of land in wildfires, Kobe Bryant tragically died in a plane crash and the 45th president of the United States faced an impeachment trial. That was all before the coronavirus pandemic swept the world.

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Looking Ahead: The Impact of EVV in 2021

Dec 14, 2020 1:57:42 PM / posted in Electronic Visit Verification, Mobile Solution, Compliance, EVV

As we reflect on an eventful 2020, it’s exciting to see how the homecare industry has courageously come together to support patients through these trying times. As a team, we have adapted to deliver care in a worldwide pandemic, learned what works for EVV compliance, and are looking ahead towards the opportunity to evolve EVV practices- all with the aim of continuing to deliver the very best patient care.

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Mastering Business Sustainability in Changing Times

Dec 2, 2020 4:09:42 PM / posted in Data, COVID

Historically, home and community care has been reactive, addressing the issues of the day with minimal focus on predicting and forecasting care delivery and design for the future. Operating in a decentralized environment, many organizations still function without technology to enable data collection at the point of care making it difficult to optimize evidence informed decision making and be ahead of the curve to ensure business sustainability.

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Optimizing Safety in an Emergency Situation

Oct 26, 2020 1:57:50 PM / posted in Caregiver Safety

Today and especially at this time of year, regardless of where you live, there are emergency situations such as wildfires, hurricanes and floods occurring. Pretty soon snowstorms will be added to the typical types of emergency situations that home care agencies and their front-line staff must navigate. Front line staff have been battling the COVID 19 environment for many months now, to couple on another emergency can leave those staff exhausted and their confidence shaken if the organization has not provided adequate tools to support their daily needs for safety in the workplace.

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EVV: The Time is Now

Sep 22, 2020 11:49:33 AM / posted in Electronic Visit Verification, Mobile Solution, Compliance, EVV

The implementation of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is building momentum across the US. Many providers have responded to the push and made substantial progress to meet the mandate. There are others who might feel like a few months is a long way out and they still have time to think about EVV- rather than act. If you are in the second category, you are not alone, but please keep reading.

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Ensuring Patient Safety in a COVID World

Sep 15, 2020 1:42:15 PM / posted in Mobile Solution, Compliance, Communication, Care, COVID

As we look to celebrate World Patient Safety Day on September 17th, the world is so much different since COVID and now more than ever agencies need tools that can assist in management of safe, quality and ethical care and service delivery in the new world. Ensuring front line staff have access to an electronic point of care documentation solution has the potential to make patient safety even better by supporting standardized care delivery practices and implementation of new practices; making supply management easier; facilitate integration of new models of care and optimizing risk management in home and community care.

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