Category Archives: Home Health

September is National Disaster Preparedness Month: Social Determinants, Health Care Coalitions and Disaster Preparedness

by Barbara B. Citarella, RN, MS, CHCE, NHCP-BC, President & CEO, RBC Limited Healthcare & Management Consultants With Hurricane Florence looming in the Atlantic Ocean, the timeliness of National Preparedness Month (NPM), which is recognized each September, is more important this year … Continue reading

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A New Appreciation for Physical Therapy’s Role in Rehab

by Misty Kevech, HHQI RN Project Coordinator HHQI would like to specifically thank all physical therapists (PTs) and assistants (PTAs) in honor of National Physical Therapy Month (#ChoosePT). In home health, physical therapists are valuable interdisciplinary team members that provide care to … Continue reading

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Bridging Health Equities Across Communities Begins with You

by Misty Kevech, RN, MS, HHQI RN Project Coordinator April is National Minority Health Month and this year’s theme is “Bridging Health Equities Across Communities.” The Office of Minority Health (OMH) selected this theme in an effort to promote awareness … Continue reading

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Fall: Not Just a Season on Your Calendar

What OhioHealth is Doing to Prevent Falls and Educate Our Patients on Home Safety  by Jean Howard P.T., M.S., WCC, Manager of Clinical Services, OhioHealth Home Health Leading experts from around the country are calling falls in the home an … Continue reading

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May is Stroke Awareness Month

by Crystal Welch, MSN, HHQI RN Project Coordinator A stroke is serious, just like a heart attack. According to NIH Senior Health, stoke occurs in all age groups but nearly three-quarter of all strokes occur in people over the age … Continue reading

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Occupational Therapy in Home Health: The Value of Sustainable Change

Guest Post by Nancy Dubuar, MOT, OTR/L, CPAM, Occupational Therapist at Allegheny Health Network Healthcare @ Home As an occupational therapist, when I call my clients to set up my first visit in their home, I am often told, “Honey, I … Continue reading

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Innovative Home Visiting Physician/Nurse Practitioner Program Bringing Care to the Homes of Homebound Chronically Ill and At-Risk Populations

Guest Post by Michelle Mazzacco, Vice President of Eddy Community Services Division/Eddy Visiting Nurse Association – members of St. Peter’s Health Partners, the largest health system in the Capital Region of upstate New York Remember the last time you were … Continue reading

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