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Home Health Management: 7 Keys to Retaining Employees

The quality of home health management that home health care nurses, therapists or aides receive is critical to employee retention. The reasons home health workers leave their jobs has more to do with management and supervision not the job itself.

It is not enough that the supervisor...

Posted by Melissa Cott-Webber, RN on May 30, 2017

OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Completing M1910 Fall Risk

Include the following home health care OASIS C2 Best Practices for completing M1910 Falls Risk Assessment on MyHomecareBiz:

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 23, 2017

Home Health Management: Disaster Preparedness

As part of your MyHomecareBiz home health management planning include disaster preparedness to satisfy JCAHO, CHAP and ACHC compliance. In the event of a flood, fire, hurricane, tornado, blizzard, wind storm, and any other disaster that affects the delivery of scheduled home health...

Posted by Melissa Cott-Webber, RN on May 16, 2017

Train Nurses on the New OASIS C2 'Advance Careplanning' Requirement

OASIS C documentation of a patient's Advance Care Planning is one of 3 new HOME HEALTH PROCESS MEASURES that are required under home health Value-based Purchasing and included in the training for MyHomecareBiz.  HHAs in the 9 states have already started reporting on this measure as...

Posted by Peggy Mathews on May 9, 2017

7 Tips for Answering OASIS C2 M2020: "Management of Oral Medications"

MyHomecareBiz: This item is intended to identify the patient’s ability to take all oral (p.o.) medications reliably and safely at all times on OASIS C. The intent of the item is to identify the patient’s ABILITY, not necessarily actual performance.

Posted by Nathan Hope on May 2, 2017

Home Health Care: How to Perform Employee Evaluations

Your home health care management policies and procedures need to address how to perform employee evaluations, reports MyHomecareBiz..  Employee evaluations shouldn't be intimidating for you or your employee. Preventing a negative experience can depend on how you - or another...

Posted by Steven Steggles on Apr 25, 2017

Home Health: Even a Little Exercise Can Help With Arthritis

from HealthDay: Just a little physical activity seems to go a long way toward helping older adults with arthritis remain able to do daily tasks, a new study finds.

Posted by Nathan Hope on Apr 20, 2017

OASIS C2 - Best Practices for Assessing M1242 Pain

Include the following MyHomecareBiz evidence-based OASIS C2 best clinical practices for M1242 Pain Frequency:

(M1242) Frequency of Pain Interfering with patient's activity or movement

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Apr 18, 2017