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Yelp CEO Announces Healthcare Review Category
In his August 5 blog post, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman announced that reviews are now available for hospitals, nursing homes and other medical facilities. Can healthcare at home be far behind?
The Do's and Don't's of Managing Yelp
Eventually, Yelp will list your company, whether you ask for it or not. Do not ignore it. Engage it, manage it, help it to work for you instead of against you. Here's how.
Massachusetts Medicaid RPM proposal released
Home health payments for telehealth services may be coming to Massachusetts. Hearing set for September 2 in Quincy.
Hospice Software Group Announces $12.6 Million Investment
Consolo Services Group is an 11-year old SaaS hospice software provider based in Lexington, Kentucky.
The Mind of Yelp: A Business Owner’s Dilemma
In part six of his series, guest author Roger McManus delves deeper into the right and wrong ways to leverage the leading online review service and explains how dangerous it is to ignore it.
Advanced Analytics Mitigate Negative Side of New Hospice Payment System
The 2016 final rule establishing a new hospice payment system is now law. We asked a 20-year hospice veteran nurse exactly what it means to providers.
Data Analysis Tool Identifies Home Care Patients Ready for Hospice
Great Lakes Caring in Michigan has slashed its number of 7-day hospice stays and increased overall revenue by letting data analytics advise when a patient should transition from home healthcare to hospice.

Notable Upcoming Conferences:


Blueprint for OASISMichigan Association for Home Care
Workshop for field data collectors, their supervisors and those preparing for the COS-C Exam
September 2-3
homecaremi.org




2015 Annual Conference and Trade Show *

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice
September 15-16
Hyatt Regency
Columbus
Conference Registration Site


ATA Fall Conference

American Telemedicine Association 
September 16-18
Washington DC
More Information


SANS Network Security 2015GIAC Approved Training for Security Professionals
September 12-21,
Las Vegas
sans.org/netsec



Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association

Annual Meeting
September 17
Waterfront Pier 5 Hotel
Baltimore
http://mncha.org/Annual-Meeting-2015


VNAA Public Policy Leadership Conference

Visiting Nurse Associations of America
September 16-17
Embassy Suites, Washington DC
http://www.vnaa.org/pplc-2015



AHHC Leadership Conference: Unlock the Treasure Trove of LeadershipAssociation for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina
September 21-22
Holiday Inn Resort
Wrightsville Beach
Conference Web Site


ICD-10 TrainingTexas Association for Home Care & Hospice
September 22-23
Sheraton Dallas Hotel
Dallas
tahch.org


*HCTR will see you there.