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(www.anthonycirillo.com) (Please support our advertisers by viewing or clicking on their ads.) I recently came across a resource for family and friends faced with having to find a nursing home for a loved one. The Informed Patient Institute (IPI) is a non-profit organization that has identified and evaluated all of the nursing home report cards in the country. IPI doesn’t rate individual nursing homes, but they’ll tell you who does. What is a nursing home report card? They are online reports that provide comparative information on how well nursing homes do on a range of topics such as state inspections, quality of care, complaints, staffing and in some states—resident or family satisfaction and charges. The report cards are sponsored by state governments, the federal government or non-profit or commercial organizations. IPI has developed a rating system that tells you which report cards are better than others, saving you time and effort as you research your options. They grade the report cards on a scale of A to F and also tell you what is good about each site and what could be improved. Over 60 national and state sites have recently been reviewed. States vary in how many resources are available, though the federal government’s Nursing Home Compare (rated a “B” by IPI) is available nationwide. In California, for example, residents can also access CalQualityCare.org (www.calqualitycare.org an IPI top-rated site that offers a wide range of information about nursing homes in
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Property Site: tour.circlepix.com Stunning home in Carlyle at the Villages of Palm Aire. This is one of the best oversized lots in the neighborhood, with breathtaking views of the lake and preserve. This 2+den home has plenty of room, a separate Family Room, double step tray ceiling in the Grand Living Room, Den could be 3rd bedroom. Updates include Granite Counters and Window Sills, 16″ Tile on the diagonal and Wood Flooring throughout, nice size Bedrooms, Oversized Cabinets in the Laundry Room are ideal for storage space. Other features include Rounded Corners, Rocker Electrical Switches, Upgraded Interior Doors, Natural Gas Heating, and Expanded Lanai. Carlyle has a Beautiful Community Pool, Tennis, Play area and No CDD Fees. Short Golf Cart Ride to Optional Palm Aire Country Club for Golf or Tennis. Minutes to Bustling University Parkway Corridor with Wide Range of Shopping, Dining, Educational, and Healthcare Options. Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Square Feet: 1924 Price: 5000 For more information about this property, please contact PAMELA STROM at 9419299090 or pamelastrom@remax.net. See More listings at: www.platinumrealtyflorida.com MLS ID A3965288 www.platinumrealtyflorida.com Last modified 09/11/2012 02:22:03 am
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austinlocalhomes.com – Teravista, the ideal new-home neighborhood in North Austin. Surrounded by outstanding education, healthcare centers, shopping as well as entertainment sites of Round Rock and Georgetown. Teravista demonstrates a similar devotion to high quality and offers the abundant local community lifestyle you have been anticipating. Regardless of whether looking for your first residence or perhaps last, Teravista provides a lifestyle you can be satisfied with, one which settles for anything and everything. Teravista provides the ideal locations to create long lasting relationships with friends and family alike. It’s really a remarkable existence with a little something for each one of your own personal moods: your individual energetic part will keep active in the swimming pool area or along with friends, whereas your uncomplicated part will be satisfied relaxing in your own home or enjoying a game of golf. It can an unexpected way of life you will take pleasure in, without having to desire to abandon. One of the best benefits of the Teravista community is definitely the incredible education available here. You will find the exceptionally recognized Round Rock and Georgetown Independent School Districts as well as the college education opportunities right nearby on the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and the The Round Rock Higher Education Center, including Texas State University-San Marcos, Austin Community College and Temple College
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Wilmington, MA (PRWEB) June 14, 2012

Home health industry leader HealthWyse, LLC, today announced a strategic collaboration with Sutter Care at Home (SCAH).

The agreement calls for SCAHs Integrated Chronic Care Model team to consult in the ongoing development of HealthWyses chronic care management solution.

SCAHs Beth Hennessey and Paula Suter are award-winning experts who developed the Integrated Chronic Care Model. This collaboration is designed to further the goals of improving patients quality of life and delivering satisfaction to clinicians. This will be accomplished through comprehensive technology support for best practice at point of care.

We are pleased to be working with HealthWyse on such an important initiative, said Hennessey. When were training executives across the country, we consistently hear a need expressed for supportive technology that includes robust chronic care management functionality.

In addition to collaboration on product development, SCAH will provide Integrated Chronic Care Management training and certification for users of the HealthWyse solution. This train the trainer model will serve to disseminate critical knowledge throughout the home care industry.

By ensuring that clinicians are properly trained in chronic care methodologies, and with the use of supporting software, agencies can expect to see marked and consistent outcome improvements.

This is all about making the right thing to do, the easy thing to do, said HealthWyse CEO Robert Pahlavan. Agencies are committed to providing great carethis collaborative training and software initiative will simplify the task.

Press Contact: Ellen OBrien, Sr. Director of Marketing, 877.777.9973, eobrien(at)healthwyse(dot)com

About HealthWyse

Founded in 1998, HealthWyse, LLC provides integrated clinical and financial information software and services to home health, hospice and private duty agencies. The HealthWyse solution directly facilitates billing, scheduling, compliance and point of care operations. HealthWyse is a preferred for the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA). The company is also a recipient of the prestigious ComputerWorld Laureate Award in the category of Mobile Healthcare Solutions. For more information about HealthWyse, visit http://www.healthwyse.com or call toll free, 877-777-9973.

About Sutter Care at Home

Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) formerly Sutter VNA & Hospice is one of the largest, not-for-profit home health care agencies in Northern California. Since its beginning in 1906, SCAH has enhanced the health and well-being of the community through a commitment to compassion and excellence to home-based services and products. SCAH offers personalized care to patients through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services, and community flu and wellness programs. With dedicated teams of health care providers caring for more than 50,000 patients each year, SCAH offers local service through branch offices in 12 counties. As an affiliate of Sutter Health, SCAH is leading the transformation of home care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability. To learn more, visit http://www.SutterCareAtHome.org.







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It is often cheaper for local authorities in the UK to keep old people in their own homes, with regular visits from health and social care workers, than in a care home.

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Twenty-six-year-old quadriplegic Adam Martin works with physical therapist Wes Bower at the Sarasota Health and Rehabilitation Center, the nursing home where he lives. "It's just a depressing place to live," Martin says. "I'm stuck here. You don't have no privacy at all. People die around you all the time."Adam Martin doesn’t fit in here. No one else in this nursing home wears Air Jordans. No one else has stacks of music videos by 2Pac and Jay-Z. No one else is just 26.








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Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) President Daniel Sisto lauded Governor Paterson’s decision to appoint HANYS to the External Advisory Group of the Governor’s Health Care Reform Cabinet. “HANYS’ member hospitals, nursing homes, and home health care providers serve on the front lines of our health care system, where they see first-hand how policy changes improve or impede their …

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First 11 ‘medical homes’ certified by state of Minnesota
The Minnesota Department of Health on Tuesday announced that it has certified the first 11 “medical homes” as part of the state’s health care reform law, which passed in 2008.

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