TITLE

Agency discontinues private duty home care

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Sep2008, Vol. 13 Issue 9, p105
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the closure of the private duty home care division of Riverside Home Health in Kankankee, Illinois. Mary Newberry said the agency decided to end its services due to drop in long term patients and the agency pays employees same as in Medicare-certified agencies. Accordingly, Terry Cichon, director of homecare operation, FR&R Healthcare Consulting relates the difficulty in generating referrals and suggests to have a good marketing staff and be data-driven agency.
ACCESSION #
34049872

 

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