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8 Dietary Habits That Trigger Elderly Urinary Incontinence

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 17, 2013

Urinary incontinence (UI) affects men and women of all ages, but is particularly common among the elderly. According to the National Association for Continence, over half of homebound seniors are incontinent, and UI is one of the 10 leading diagnoses among homebound elders. Because UI is accompanied by the urge for frequent toileting, it increases […]

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Avoiding Hospitalizations with In-Home Care

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 15, 2013

Trial results show that an affordable care management system can dramatically reduce the use of hospital services Every year, studies indicate that between $25 and $45 billion is spent across the U.S. on avoidable complications and hospital readmissions resulting directly from the limitations of current care coordination information and communication systems. In an effort to […]

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5 Ways Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Costly Hospital Readmissions

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 8, 2013

This article also appeared on HIT Consultant.  Hospitalization is extremely expensive. Every year, hospitalizations account for one third of the $2 trillion in total annual health spending in the U.S. But what you may not know is that one in nine hospital admissions is actually a re-hospitalization – when a patient is readmitted to hospital […]

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Caregiver Help Radio: Caregiving Meets Technology

By: eCaringCategory :Blog    April 3, 2013

Do you ever feel like you’re out of the loop regarding the condition of a loved one who’s being cared for by family members or home health care professionals? Do you sometimes wonder if anyone really is paying attention? Join us as Elaine Sanchez of CaregiverHelp.com and ElaineKSanchez.com speaks with Robert Herzog, Founder and CEO of […]

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While a patient may spend a few hours in the hospital or at a physician’s office, the majority of a patient’s years are spent at home. Until now, however, the home environment has essentially been a “black box” in the home health care continuum due to the lack of a reliable mechanism for extracting actionable, […]

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