Happy Staff + Happy Clients = High-Quality Care

November 18, 2020

Written By Greg Clute

Chief Financial Officer specializing in financials, reporting, planning, project management, client relations and business development.

Improving home care for clients is the priority for health care practitioners all over the world. Client satisfaction is taking precedence in the healthcare industry. This is due to increasing awareness, demand for better care, tougher competition, more regulation, and the rise in litigation.

The quality of home healthcare is determined by the quality of infrastructure, training quality, the competence of personnel, and operational systems’ efficiency. It has become a fundamental requirement to adopt a system that is ‘client-oriented and provider friendly’. Problems in healthcare can relate to both non-medical factors and medical factors. Non-medical factors include administration or miscommunication between patients and healthcare providers. Medical factors consist of a lack of trained personnel, incorrect actions, bad records management, or bad equipment.

Quality of care is measured through factors like safety, effectiveness, efficiency, and equitability. Healthcare professionals can often push for home healthcare for client recovery. They encourage thorough client and caregiver education, which allows the clients to recover comfortably. It also comes at a lower price of service reimbursement, fewer readmissions, and consequently lower healthcare billings and healthier long-term outcomes.

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Client autonomy is valued in hospital-based care. Nonetheless, many decisions are made on behalf of clinicians.  In-home health care, clinicians realize that the setting – the home – is the client’s inviolable domain. Thus, home care clients have more authority on whether they want the recommended interventions implemented compared to hospitalized clients. This elevates the client’s perception of their individual autonomy and positively impacts their mental state, which might help them recover faster. The more in control they feel about their surroundings, the more they believe they can control their healing.  Additionally, home-care clients receive support and care from not just medical practitioners but diverse professionals as well as their friends and family.  This also boosts morale. Seeing loved ones may help quickly catalyze the healing process. The key issue in all this process is the management of all the features via simple and efficient tools.  This is where HealtheFirst delivers huge value to clients, caregivers, and home health providers.

Improving client care is a dynamic, multi-dimensional process, and it has recently become the uppermost priority of providers and caregivers. A ‘client-sensitive system’ is critical to achieving this objective. Paying attention to every aspect, whether medical or non-medical, is of utmost importance in this context. HealtheFirst was created with care providers specifically for care providers.  The solution is nimble, adaptive, and simple to train for use. Outcomes are amazing to agencies and providers. HealtheFirst is very affordable and available as a SaaS solution and can be implemented with little commitment or struggle by company leaders and owners.  Just reach out for a demo-discussion and you will be incredibly happy with the outcomes of a few minutes investment.

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