The work performed by home health aides can be exhausting and overwhelming. Cornell University researchers hope to provide relief in both areas.
Medicare beneficiaries receiving home health services soon might gain quicker access to innovative medical devices, under a new federal proposal.
Historically, patients have moved from home to hospital. Might COVID-19 help change that dynamic? Certainly, there are signs that hospital-at-home models are gaining traction.
Home health services are expected to expand as more patients are sent directly home from hospitals. But what if the recommended post-acute care never occurs?
George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis and the resulting national uprisings have raised awareness of racial inequality in America. A Health Affairs blog appearing Thursday suggests two ways home care operators can make a difference for their female direct care workers of color: better pay and career opportunities.
Senate lawmakers are expected to vote Thursday on a coronavirus relief measure that could affect the home care field in several ways.