High blood pressure is the most common home health diagnosis.
Home Health Management - High blood pressure is called the “silent killer" because it often has no warning signs or symptoms and patients don't realize they have hypertension. The 'silent' nature of the disease only...
Your home health 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 reviewer - handles the...
CMS will notify providers at least 30 days in advance when there is a change to the ruling.
FROM National Association of Home Care: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Friday 3/31/2017 that it was suspending the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration program...
Diabetic Foot Care Patient Education Handouts
Examine your feet daily AND AFTER ANY INJURY, no matter how minor.
- Report any abnormalities to your physician.
- Use a water-based moisturizer every day (but not between your toes) to prevent dry skin and cracking.
- Wear cotton or wool...
Nearly 1 in 5 survivors taking medication for depression or anxiety years later
(HealthDay News) -- Treatment for depression and anxiety is nearly twice as common among U.S. cancer survivors as it is for those who never had the disease, a new study finds.
For the patient with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), in addition to feeding and eating ability on OASIS C M1870, also include these Best Practice assessment strategies: