It’s difficult enough to get into SHP’s top 20 percent rank, so imagine what it takes to be No. 1.
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To drive compliance even more, SHP is working with select home health vendors to integrate these edits directly into their software.
These surveys were developed after 18 months of hard work and collaboration between industry experts and SHP and will be ready for January 1, 2013.
Agencies may use the MAHC-10, including incorporating it into internal documents and computer systems, at no cost.
As reimbursement shrinks and costs inch up, it’s so important to let go of old behaviors and let efficiency reign.
The interface will soon provide a similar seamless transmission of patient information used by SHP to survey families about their satisfaction with the hospice and bereavement services they received.
Delta hospice clients now have access to a seamless, automated connection that eliminates both manual data entry and file upload.
Although many agencies initially fought OASIS, most would be reluctant to give it up today and lose the valuable clinical insights gained through its use.
Hospital-based agencies have had lower re-admit rates in general, and tend to lead the industry by a month or more in declining readmit rates.
Too few people have too little data on what actually drives patients into the hospital.