Looking at the Value of Home Health (Part Three)

Posted by Christy Vitulli on Aug 2, 2018 3:16:45 PM

In my last two blogs, I have shared that Amedisys believes that quality should be the price of entry for home health care, outcomes matter, value is a differentiator, and that home health companies should be pursuing innovative solutions that seek to better leverage the home in the healthcare delivery system.  

To that end, I am pleased to share that Amedisys and myNEXUS®, a leading post-acute technology and home-based services company based in Nashville, TN, have joined forces in a collaborative partnership to jointly serve a limited number of payor’s population health needs in select states.

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Empowerment Drives Positive Patient Outcomes

Posted by Shannon Abbott on Jul 27, 2018 11:35:12 AM

At Amedisys, we strive to empower our patients and their caregivers with the goal of improving quality of life. Our clinical teams use an interdisciplinary approach that combines the physician-approved plan of care, clinical and patient life goals, evidence-based clinical protocols, and outcome measurements to formulate life-long management of chronic diseases, such as heart failure and COPD.

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Welcoming Sharon Brunecz

Posted by Amedisys on Jul 26, 2018 11:46:26 AM

Sharon Brunecz joined Amedisys in June as Chief Human Resource Officer and has already started off running. Brunecz came to us from US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), where she served as chief human resources officer. During her three years with USACS, she had overall accountability for human resources, corporate communications and marketing functions.

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Looking at the Value of Home Health (Part Two)

Posted by Christy Vitulli on Jul 26, 2018 11:06:41 AM

As we shared earlier, Amedisys believes quality is the price of entry, outcomes should lead any comparative discussion and there’s a real opportunity to better leverage the home in the national healthcare movement towards value. 

When it comes to “best value” in healthcare, there is no one single solution. We all play a role, whether we’re the patient, the provider or the benefit manager (e.g. CMS or the health insurance company).

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Hospice: Why Sooner is Better Than Later

Posted by Mike Fleming on Jul 26, 2018 11:00:38 AM

“When is the right time for hospice?”

It’s a question we hear nearly every day. And this question is typically followed with a statement like: “we’re not sure we’re ready.”

There are few easy answers when it comes to a serious or terminal illness, but through education and knowledge, you can put yourself and your loved ones in a position to make informed, empowered choices.

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