House Passes Key Hospice Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 30, 2019)—On Oct. 28, the House of Representatives approved HR 647, the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA), legislation that would make improvements in the training, education and provision of palliative and hospice care. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) has advocated for passage of this bill […]

QliqSOFT Introduces New Care Delivery Tracking and Reporting App

DALLAS, Texas (Nov. 5, 2019)—QliqSOFT, a provider of secure, HIPAA-compliant clinical communication solutions, is unveiling its home health nurse distress notification-enabled mobile care-delivery app, Visit Path, at the 2019 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Conference this week. Visit Path is a care delivery resource management app designed to provide hospice and post-acute business administration […]

Following Hospitalization for Heart Failure, Home Care Lessens Re-admission Risk

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (November 5, 2019)–Homecare can lessen the risk of hospital readmission for patients who have been hospitalized for heart failure, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Older adults who are recovering from heart failure often leave the hospital to stay at rehabilitation facilities (also called skilled nursing facilities) […]