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— National private duty franchise corporation "Seniors Helping Seniors" has selected ClearCare Online as its EMR, scheduling, and billing application.
— Care at Hand introduces new Chief Nursing and Quality Officer
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.

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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

2015 Annual Conference and Trade Show *

Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice
September 15-16
Hyatt Regency
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ATA Fall Conference

American Telemedicine Association 
September 16-18
Washington DC
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SANS Network Security 2015GIAC Approved Training for Security Professionals
September 12-21,
Las Vegas

Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association

Annual Meeting
September 17
Waterfront Pier 5 Hotel

VNAA Public Policy Leadership Conference

Visiting Nurse Associations of America
September 16-17
Embassy Suites, Washington DC

AHHC Leadership Conference: Unlock the Treasure Trove of LeadershipAssociation for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina
September 21-22
Holiday Inn Resort
Wrightsville Beach
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ICD-10 TrainingTexas Association for Home Care & Hospice
September 22-23
Sheraton Dallas Hotel

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