Case Study: Hospice provider goes 98% paperless with Citus Health

Posted by Citus Health on September 26, 2021 at 6:58 PM

 

How Sangre de Cristo Community Care uses automation to boost satisfaction

Without an automated solution, hospice and home health providers require a lot of staff time scanning, copying, faxing, emailing and chasing down physicians for manual signatures. By implementing the Citus Health platform solution, Sangre de Cristo Community Care has replaced paper with digital forms and easy-to

-use app-less signature capabilities to virtually eliminate paper and gain substantial efficiencies for the organization, allowing clinical staff to focus less on administrative work and more on patient care.

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Topics: Case Studies, Hospice, Home Health Care, Palliative Care

Three of the Most Important Themes Heard at NAHC FMC21

Posted by Citus Health on August 29, 2021 at 11:08 PM

We pulled together three key themes we heard at NAHC FMC21 that will dramatically impact home healthcare providers in the next 12 months. COVID-19, along with increasing traction of value-based purchasing (VBP) and risk sharing models combined with staffing shortages are disrupting traditional home health delivery models.

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Topics: Events, Home Health Care

Research: Home Health Provider Communication Impact on Satisfaction

Posted by Citus Health on June 15, 2021 at 3:29 PM

As a follow up to the groundbreaking Hospice Family Caregiver study in 2020, we commissioned Porter Research to conduct a research study of 300 home healthcare consumers, defined as patients and family caregivers who experienced skilled home healthcare within the past 12 months, regarding their experiences with home healthcare agency communication.

The study revealed that home healthcare providers are falling short when it comes to communicating with the consumer in real-time.

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Topics: White Paper, Home Health Care, Research

10 Essentials for Virtual Patient Care

Posted by Citus Health on May 14, 2021 at 3:45 PM

The healthcare environment changed in a matter of weeks in 2020.  Now in 2021, we are living a new normal where remote patient support has become a critical aspect of home-based care and if implemented correctly can increase patient and family caregiver satisfaction, improve care team collaboration and drive organizational efficiency.

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Topics: Insider, Hospice, Checklist, Home Health Care

Time to get SMART on FHIR

Posted by Citus Health on November 25, 2020 at 11:35 AM

“There’s an app for that” is something we never heard before the iPhone was introduced in 2007. Today, we hear it all the time because innovators built small, purpose-built, apps that solve specific problems. Because not all users have the same problems, apps exist for different solutions. We don’t replace our phones every time we want to do something new, we just add an app, and our phones get new functionality – that’s the “App Store” innovation model.

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Topics: Hospice, Specialty Pharmacy, Home Health Care

App-less eSignature Expedites Care and Reimbursement

Posted by Citus Health on November 20, 2020 at 5:31 PM
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Topics: Hospice, Specialty Pharmacy, Home Health Care

The Need for Greater Adoption of Patient and Family Engagement Technology in Home-Based Care

Posted by Citus Health on August 26, 2020 at 8:47 AM

In 2020, we have reached an inflection point in care delivery.  Close collaboration in healthcare among all stakeholders -- internal clinical and non-clinical staff, referring physicians, external partners, and family caregivers -- has never been more important. 

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Topics: News, Hospice, Infographic, Home Health Care

Remote Patient Care Solutions for the New Normal

Posted by Citus Health on April 14, 2020 at 3:15 PM

The healthcare environment changed in a matter of weeks in 2020.  Now in 2021, we are living a new normal where remote patient support has become a critical aspect of home-based care and if implemented correctly can increase patient and family caregiver satisfaction, improve care team collaboration and drive organizational efficiency.

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Topics: Insider, Hospice, Checklist, Home Health Care