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CAHPS Tips: Increase Your Hospice Survey Response Rates

The CAHPS Hospice Survey response rate for the upcoming public reporting period, first quarter of 2017 through the fourth quarter of 2018 (1/1/2017 through 12/31/2018) is 32%. The response rate for the current public reporting period, fourth quarter of 2016 through the third quarter of 2018 (10/01/2016 through 09/30/2018) is 32%. How does your agency’s…

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CAHPS Education: Rate & Recommend This Hospice

The education topic for this edition covers 2 CAHPS Survey questions: Rating of this Hospice 1. Using any number from 0 to 10, where 0 is the worst hospice care possible and 10 is the best hospice care possible, what number would you use to rate your family member’s hospice care? Willing to Recommend this…

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CAHPS Education: Dignity and Respect

Hospice Tools is the flexible EMR built by hospice & palliative clinical & management experts. Our solution delivers a flexible, powerful, and affordable EMR that delivers smooth operations, improved compliance, user-friendly charting, and maximized revenue cycle management. We deliver hospice & palliative agencies the tools to simplify hospice & palliative care management to deliver top…

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Better Hospice with Crowd-Sourcing

“The experts do pretty well — they get the answer right about two-thirds of the time,” Surowiecki, the author of “The Wisdom of Crowds,” told CBS News, “but the audience [of Who Wants to be a Millionaire] gets the answer right 91 percent of the time.” Hospice Tools is a revolutionary new EMR. Built by…

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Better Hospice Through Automation

Automation Alarmists “The next wave of economic dislocations won’t come from overseas, it will come from the relentless pace of automation that makes a lot of good, middle-class jobs obsolete.” – President Obama in his farewell address “I’m running for president because we need to understand that artificial intelligence and robotics must benefit the needs…

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Hospice Charting: Beyond the Checkbox

Every hospice agency does things a bit different. As hospice professionals we know what we know, but we don’t necessarily know what you know or how you do things a bit differently. Before launching Hospice Tools outside of our beta we researched the needs of hospice agencies. We met with a number of hospice pros…

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