Welcome to the HealthPRO® Heritage Blog

Introducing HealthPRO® Heritage's new weekly blog series: "QUESTIONS WORTH ASKING"

Posted on: July 31, 2018

You work hard: To stay on top of your game in an industry wrought with complexity, change and challenges.

You ask: What questions should you be asking your team? What questions should you be asking yourself? What are the key success drivers for 2018 and beyond?

You wonder: Can a blog offer you valuable intel related to the future of your community? Yes! Check in every week for ideas to jump-start strategic thinking in areas that drive success now and into the future:

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Tags: Care Continuum, Update, CMS Update 2018, Payment Reform, Patient-Driven Payment Model, PDPM

Around the River Bend: Purposeful Communication for Upstream/ Downstream Partners

Posted on: June 19, 2018

Question: What keeps you up at night?

For many of our partners the answers would surround census. Growing the census. Maintaining the census. Diversifying the census. All things census!

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Tags: Care Continuum

Are You a Home Health Provider Struggling with Physician Communication?

Posted on: June 8, 2018

If you’re struggling with physician communication, you’re not alone. We know that communication leads to better care coordination. That is a no brainer. Yet, we continue to see communication challenges in home health (and other areas) because of regulations, documentation requirements, and a million other things. If we had well-coordinated care and best practice communication strategies, there would be less discrepancies in medication lists and more time and complete access to hospital records among other things. This would allow our clinicians the ability to hit the ground running with individualized care from the start.

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Tags: Home Health, Care Continuum

When Life Gives You "The Final Rule," Make Lemonade!

Posted on: May 16, 2017

Phase Two of The Final Rule goes into effect in seven short months (November 2017), and the post-acute care community must invest time, energy and resources NOW in order to be prepared for the many changes brought on by this recent CMS mandate.

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Tags: Heritage Healthcare, skilled nursing facility, HealthPRO Rehabilitation, post acute care provider, CMS Update 2017, snf, HealthPRO/Heritage, Advisor Newsletter, Advisor, The Final Rule, Comprehensive Care Plane, Post-Acute Care, Care Continuum, Baseline Care Plan