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Great Device at a Great Price for Point of Care

8/21/2017 HealthWare Clinical 0 Comments

Looking for a great device to use at the point of care for your skilled disciplines, look no further than the award winning Microsoft Surface Pro 4. For the next 4 days this device can be purchased at $360 discount. This model has an Intel Core i5 processor, 4GB RAM, and 128GB of storage space. Find out more at:

HealthWare offers InTouch, our point of care solution for tablets, and it is ideally suited for the Surface Pro 4. Find out more at

Repaired Point of Care Devices Could Put Your Agency at Risk

8/20/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments

With the increasing number of bring your own devices (BYOD) being used by home health and hospice agencies you need to carefully consider your risk if one of those devices has been repaired by a third party.


Major manufacturers keep strict control of the parts that go into their devices. The same cannot be said for most third-party repair shops. Replacement parts could contain hardware or software that can make the device unsecure, potentially revealing protected health information and putting your agency at risk of HIPAA violations.

Home Health Value Based Purchasing Moves a Step Closer to Reality

8/19/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments

Home Health Value Based Purchasing Moves a step closer to reality as Medicare contractors are directed to make changes needed to support the implementation of the Home Health Value-Based Purchasing project. Home health agencies that provide services in Arizona, Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Massachusetts, Nebraska, North Carolina, Tennessee, and Washington, will see their payments adjusted upward or downward by 3% starting in January 2018. This amount will increase each year up to 8% for calendar year 2022.

HealthWare has great tools to help you understand and more importantly effect your outcomes and VBP scores.Get more details on our Outcomes Services and then Contact Us for more information and a demonstration of our Outcomes and VBP dashboard.

You can read the full text of the CMS transmittal here: R3836CP  

HealthWare Application Note:

8/15/2017 HealthWare Other 0 Comments
Want just Scheduling Software? Now you can with our OnTrak – Scheduling & Activity Manager: Schedule all types of activities including visits, training and more while driving clinical, billing and payroll processes.  You can schedule virtually any type of activity - visits, equipment deliveries, office meetings, staff relief and more.

You can schedule virtually any type of activity - visits, equipment deliveries, office meetings, staff relief and more. This is only one of our over 25 applications all integrated with the comprehensive Home Health and Hospice Agency software available. 

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