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    Home Healthcare on the Rise!

    Jan 03, 2019 by Stacey Babi

    As we begin to dive into 2019 and take a look at the state of home care, it is now seen as a necessity opposed to a luxury. With this realization, sectors of the healthcare are upping the ante by improving on healthcare technology, finding the best solutions to hiring qualified caregivers, building partnerships with other healthcare orgs to provide the best continuity of care, etc. As a startup healthcare tech company, we are upping

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    How Does CurisTech stack up to the “Top 13 Healthcare Technology Innovations of 2018”?

    Dec 13, 2018 by Stacey Babi

    2018 has been a very exciting year for CurisTech! Our tech team – developers, programmers and testers – have worked really hard to improve on our systems functions in order to provide our clients with a product that enables them to communicate effectively within their home healthcare agency. The in-office team continues to discuss ways in which we can expand on the benefits our product offers. Earlier in the year, Referral MD compiled a list

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    Humana: Value-Based Care Puts Future of Health Care in the Home

    Dec 01, 2018 by curistech

    The rise of value-based care models — or approaches to care that prioritize quality more than quantity — has meant primary care physicians have had to rely on a team-based approach to stay connected to patients in their everyday lives. That’s why, according to Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) leadership, the future of health care is in the home. Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana — which, along with two private equity firms, acquired Kindred at Home earlier this

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    Frail Older Adults Not Getting the In-Home Health Care They Need

    Dec 01, 2018 by curistech

    A huge gap exists between the need for home-based medical care and what is actually being provided to frail older adults, especially in rural areas, a new study has found. There also appear to be significant disparities in access to home-based care between male and female patients as well. The study was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. “Most homebound seniors have not received medical care at home,” Nengliang “Aaron” Yao, one of

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    Medicaid Bill Would Prevent Spousal Impoverishment as Route to Home Care Coverage

    Dec 01, 2018 by curistech

    House lawmakers have taken a step toward extending crucial — but expiring — financial protections to seniors receiving long-term care in home or community settings. They did so with backing from more than a dozen health care and provider organizations. In general, to financially qualify for Medicaid long-term services and supports (LTSS), an individual has to meet certain low-income and asset requirements. Marriage often complicates those eligibility requirements, however, potentially putting husbands or wives in

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