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NAHC Misstep Leads to Legal Challenge
In its January newsletter to members, the Home Care Association of New York State notified its members that it has filed a lawsuit over the improper October dismissal of two NAHC board members.
Thornberry Named Best in KLAS for Third Consecutive Year
Home healthcare and hospice software vendor claims extremely satisfied customers.
Three Steps to Capitalize on New Discharge Planning Requirements
Much attention has been given recently to the proposed rule on discharge planning requirements. While many in healthcare at home feel this is a costly burden, little attention is being given to hospital discharge planning requirements and their effect on the post-acute space.
Relias Learning and NAHC Announce Strategic Partnership
Partnership addresses key training and development needs for the growing healthcare at home sector.
CMS Introduces 121 New ACOs
New hospitals and health care providers join successful, cutting-edge federal initiative that cuts costs and puts patients at the center of their care. CMS describes how Medicare Accountable Care Organization initiatives improve how the health system cares for patients.
Care Coordination Technology Could Save Billions
477 ACOs prepare for bundled payment, shared savings, and shared risk programs by looking to coordinate with the post-acute care community to keep costs under control and hospital 30-day readmissions down. Leading HHAs and Private Duty agencies are turning to technology to give themselves a competitive edge.
Shut-In Seniors No Longer Shut Out, Thanks To Virtual Senior Centers
Yoga, music, and art classes piped into the homes of isolated seniors fight loneliness and depression.

Notable Upcoming Conferences:

Winter ConferenceTexas Association for Home Care & Hospice
February 17-18
Intercontinental Hotel

Home Healthcare Leaders' SummitMarkets & Markets
C-level executives gather to discuss and debate best practices to combat challenges faced by home healthcare agencies.
March 3-4
Los Angeles
Details and Registration

44th AHHC Annual Convention & ExpositionAssociation for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina
April 11-13
Sheraton Imperial Hotel & Convention Center
Conference Web Site

ATA Annual MeetingAmerican Telemedicine Association
May 14-17
More Information
New England Home Care & Hospice Conference and Trade Show *Hosted by Six State Home Care Associations
May 16-18
Grand Pequot Tower at Foxwoods
Mashantucket, CT
*HCTR will see you there.