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HomeCare Today
formerly HomeCare Monday
Thursday, June 7, 2018
Dear HomeCare readers,

HomeCare Monday is now HomeCare Today! You’ll notice a fresh new look, plus a new Thursday edition so important news stories get to you sooner. If you have news to share, contact managing editor Kristin Easterling.

Take care,
Liz Carey
Editor, HomeCare magazine


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Do You Agree?
Some say President Trump’s tax breaks are inching the Medicare program closer to financial disaster. Demands are increasing on the program as America ages, and lackluster economic growth contributes to the program’s woes. A sobering checkup is out via The Associated Press.


Telehealth: Results May Vary
A new study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that ICU telehealth consultations increased survival, but there is little evidence of impact on inpatient stay or cost of care. Healthcare Dive has the latest, here. Related, more young men are pursuing virtual mental health visits.



SPHM: Realizing the Benefits
SPHM: Realizing the Benefits
Did you know: Overexertion injuries are far higher for those tasked with assisting and moving patients. Safe patient handling and mobility programs (SPHM) are considered key to improving both the caregiver and patient experience. Payback varies with these programs. Read more at HomeCare.


The Promise and Challenge of Community-Based Care
The Promise and Challenge of Community-Based Care
Proponents of the community-based care model are stepping up to the plate with data to support its successful implementation as a patient-centric, cost-cutting, outcome-improving solution. How does this network work? We explore the challenges and the solutions.


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Increasing Social Engagement For Individuals with Hearing Loss Best Practices
Caregivers can make a difference with the following best practices ultimately helping clients live longer and better lives.
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Industry Insights
Details of the New Medicaid Scorecard  
Power Mobility Prior Authorization to Continue  
Another AARP Partnership  
Hospital-Acquired Infection Rates Fall  
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