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Infographic: See how eHealth aids in home health care

Infographic: See how eHealth aids in home health care | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it

In the US, 70 percent of residents over age 65 will need long-term care in their lifetimes. The good news is that eHealth can help in monitoring health conditions. The bad news is that home-based-care staffing and turnover issues jeopardize the care these patients need—things such as help bathing, dressing, eating, using the bathroom.


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eMedToday's curator insight, June 22, 2013 7:39 PM

There a huge over hang of health care needs and costs with the babyboomers. Clearly, mhealth can have a major impact in this area. Hosptials need to organize a support function that connects to the home for the old population

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TAKING CARE: A guide to understanding home health and hospice - TCPalm

TAKING CARE: A guide to understanding home health and hospice - TCPalm | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
TAKING CARE: A guide to understanding home health and hospice
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Their services are paid for by Medicare when part of a larger home care plan of treatment, or they can be obtained by paying privately through a Private Duty agency.
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Merging Geriatric Care Management and Private Duty Home Care: The Dos and Don’ts

Merging Geriatric Care Management and Private Duty Home Care: The Dos and Don’ts | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
A guest post from Mary Lynn Panen, RN, BSN, CCM; President & Owner Sound Options, Inc. We are at a pivotal moment as an aging society. According to Pew Research Center, 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day for  the next 19 years.
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Home Health Patients Must Be Protected From Medicare Cuts | Commentary - Roll Call

Home Health Patients Must Be Protected From Medicare Cuts | Commentary - Roll Call | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
Home Health Patients Must Be Protected From Medicare Cuts | Commentary
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Home health care is a vital solution to improving patient health while also decreasing costs.
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Where Seniors Live Affects Their Health Care And The Medications They Get - Kaiser Health News

Where Seniors Live Affects Their Health Care And The Medications They Get
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USA Today reports that thousands who rely on nursing home trust funds have had their savings mismanaged or stolen.
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Nursing Jobs - Rewarding Careers That Will Be Here Forever

Nursing Jobs will be with us forever or at least as long as people continue to get sick or injured which I do not see happening anytime soon. Most nursing jo...
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Consider The Option of Independent Living For Your Loved Ones For an Enjoyable Life

Growing old is a part of human life and there is simply no escape from it. Being a parent you don't want to be a burden on your children and as the child you want to make sure that they get the best of everything.


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What is home care? - Daily News - Galveston County

What is home care? - Daily News - Galveston County | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
What is home care? Daily News - Galveston County The most common methods for covering the cost of private duty home care is through long term care insurance benefits, veteran's aid and assistance programs, out of pocket, or other types of savings...
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Elderly care all sorted? Think again...

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The cap on social care costs was hailed as the solution to the huge bills some people face for old age care, but many pensioners will still face significant fees before they get help, says Nick Triggle.
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AtHoc launches emergency alert system for home health caregivers ...

AtHoc launches emergency alert system for home health caregivers ... | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
AtHoc Home Care A company with a background in emergency alerts and crisis communications is entering the commercial healthcare market by adapting a system previously designed for government operations and by ...
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Choosing a caregiver is big decision - Houston Chronicle

Choosing a caregiver is big decision - Houston Chronicle | Private Home Nursing | Scoop.it
Choosing a caregiver is big decision Houston Chronicle Tucker said these frustrations can include: no respite from the care situation; compromising work schedules to care for a loved one; financial strain due to loss of work hours spent care...
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