News tagged with home care

It's time to look at how we value home care work

There are two million home care workers in the United States. They change diapers, administer medications, bathe and dress people and transfer the immobile from one place to another. They also take care of tasks ...

Feb 12, 2015
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Patients rarely learn of at-home provider quality data

Say your aunt Betty is ready to be discharged from the hospital after a close call with congestive heart failure. Before she can go, she needs a care plan, and she's relieved that she can return home with care from a home ...

Jan 12, 2015
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Patient-centered medical homes reduce costs

The patient-centered medical home (PCMH), introduced in 2007, is a model of health care that emphasizes personal relationships, team delivery of care, coordination across specialties and care settings, quality ...

Aug 01, 2014
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