Volume 11, Number 22 December  28, 2022

Happy 2023, Friends and Colleagues!

We are pleased to present our annual retrospective of your favorite articles from the past year. On occasion, we have tried to accompany this look-back with predictions for the new year, but they are almost always off the mark. We are in good company, though. Remember what George Burns, playing God, said to John Denver, playing grocery store manager Jerry Landers, when Denver asked, "You're God. Don't you know the future?" Burns said, "I do, the moment it becomes the past." We will be safe and predict only the obvious. The leading edge of Boomers will turn 77 in 2023. Hiring nurses and personal care workers will continue to be a challenge. Mergers and acquisitions will continue at a furious pace. Software sales cold calls will continue to match that pace.



Your Ten Favorite News Items of 2022

One note about an editorial decision regarding this year's "most-read" list. By a large margin, the top eyeball catcher was our 2019 story about the ransomware attack that damaged the customers of one of the leading EMR vendors. That company has been acquired twice since the attack happened and the problem was repaired three years ago, so we decided it was too old and irrelevant to omit if from our Top 10 list. The company took plenty of criticism back then, and its remaining customers probably do not want to be reminded.

Note: our home page has a terrific research tool. If you have an interest in a topic that didn't make the top 10, you can still find it at homecaretechreport.com by entering key words into the "Search For" field toward the middle of the first page.


1Shock and Awe at Homecare 100

February 16

2Don't Blame Payers for Your Self-Inflicted Financial Woes

April 13

3*EVV Survey Exposes Industry-Wide Disappointment

January 19

4Product Review: New AI Tool Turns Good Coders into Great Coders; Eliminates ADRs

August 24

5Homecare Homebase to Acquire CellTrak

January 5

6Innovative Technologies Featured at Home Care 100 2022

February 16

7Former CMS Administrator Delivers Mixed Messages

March 2

8Four Home Care Agencies Solve Expensive "Bad Hire" Problem

November 2021

9Kickbacks: Are Your Marketers Risking Prison Sentences...Yours?

March 30

*10EVV Survey Results: (raw data to support #3)

January 19



Worth the Trip

Don't forget that Homecare 100 2023 is set for January 22-25 in Orlando. Click on the Lincoln Health graphic on this page for complete details. If the Florida climate does not suit you, how about Boston? Six northeast states have gotten together to create the 20th Annual Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit, January 17-19 at the Revere Hotel. Scroll down for details and registration information.

Have a great week, a prosperous 2023, and keep making a difference!

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Tim Rowan

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As of this date, approximately 48,180,000 Baby Boomers have become Medicare eligible.


Last Week's Most-Read Stories:

Nursing Sign-On Bonuses Reaching $30,000
Desperate healthcare systems are offering record sign-on bonuses to lure COVID-weary nurses back to work.

Homecare Homebase to Acquire CellTrak
Longtime collaborators to unite. CellTrak to become wholly owned subsidiary.

Upcoming Events

20th Annual Northeast Home Health Leadership Summit

Sponsored by: State Associations of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (HCA), New York (HCP), Rhode Island, VNAs of Vermont

Dates: January 17-19

Venue: Revere Hotel, Boston


Information and Registration

FREE WEBINAR: NAHC President Bill Dombi Shares 2023 Industry Outlook

Hosted by Mike Dordick, Netsmart

Date: January 18
Time: 2:00 - 3:00 EST

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Discussion Topics:

Homecare 100 *

Presented by: Lincoln Healthcare Leadership

Date: January 22-25, 2023
Venue: Ritz-Carlton, Orlando, Grande Lakes, FL

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