The clinically appropriate use of home health care in the Medicare program can result in improved quality of care, reduced health care spending and greater efficiency. Research demonstrates that home health care is a key solution that our health care delivery system can use to cut costs and improve patient care. Read more.
The home health care community continues to embrace new technologies and solutions that allow providers to communicate more efficiently across care settings, share clinical information and monitor patients in the home. In addition to pursuing interoperability for home health Electronic Health Records (EHRs), the Alliance is also examining how telehealth technology can be optimally used as a tool to improve patient care. Read more.
The Alliance is advancing research that can serve as a valuable resource to improve the quality and efficiency of care provided to Medicare beneficiaries, as well as help to identify potential opportunities for Medicare savings through the clinically appropriate use of home health. The Alliance seeks to support the development of evidence on home health care's value and to share this evidence with others interested in improving the delivery of health care in the United States. Read more.
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