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How Virtual Care Can Impact the Institutional vs. Community Referral Stream

PDGM is top of mind for home health agencies as the Rule Changes will take place in 2020.  As part of the preparations, many agency executives are beginning to evolve agency processes and practices which leverage their strengths as they … Read More

How Virtual Care Can Address the Gap in Wound Care Specialists

Chronic wounds are a common problem in elderly patients and they require frequent, regular monitoring to maximize wound healing.  Once a patient develops a wound, healing can be complicated by many comorbid conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. According … Read More

Synzi Named Finalist for Health Value Award

How Nursing Theory Can be Validated by Virtual Care

What is Nursing Theory Nursing theory is defined “as a conceptualization of some aspect of nursing reality communicated for the purpose of describing phenomena, explaining relationship between phenomena, predicting consequences, or prescribing nursing care” by Afaf I. Meleis, PhD, DrPS(hon), … Read More

Making a Safe Transition from the Hospital to the Home

To set-up a patient impactful post-acute care, it is critical to understand what is needed for successful post-discharge self-management.  In a study from BMJ Quality and Safety, readmitted patients were asked about their “barriers to recovery” after their previous discharge … Read More

The Future of Home Health with Virtual Care

An IHHC Allied Member contribution by Synzi Patient Preferences Generally, patients prefer home health care options as they would prefer to recover at home instead of in a hospital bed or busy healthcare setting as the home setting is more … Read More

Understanding Patient Expectations For Home Health And Virtual Care

Understanding Patient Expectations for Home Health and Virtual Care

Patient Preferences Generally, patients prefer home health care options as they would prefer to recover at home instead of in a hospital bed or busy healthcare setting as the home setting is more comfortable for one’s well-being and convenient for … Read More

Leveraging Virtual Care Technology for Efficient Transitions of Care