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    Supporting the Seriously Ill at Home During COVID-19

    The National Council on Aging (NCOA) has published a blog penned by Terri Maxwell, Ph.D., APRN, chief clinical officer, Turn-Key Health, a CareCentrix Company, discussing the important role of home-based palliative care (HBPC) for supporting seriously ill people at home. With the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionately affecting the chronically ill and those age 60+, Dr. Maxwell offers guidance on how best to support the seriously ill in their homes during lock-down and beyond.

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    Telehealth is here to stay; to meet increased demands, we need innovative technology

    Now more than ever, people want to avoid in-person care, and meeting these demands means a massive shift in our healthcare system. Telehealth is part of the equation, but truly meeting the moment means robust care delivery in the home powered by technology. In March, we recognized the increased desire for telehealth services and extended our advanced home technology package including telehealth, care collaboration, and home monitoring tools at no cost to our network of 8,000 home health agencies.

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    Predictive Analytics and COVID-19: All Models Are Wrong, Some Are Useful

    Predictive analytics can save lives when officials understand their strengths and limitations. Many epidemiological models are indeed useful, especially when paired with an effective application into comprehensive public health policies. While all models will be wrong in certain cases, using them responsibly will drive the right outcomes for patients around the world.

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    Home Sleep Testing in the Age of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 crisis caused major upheavals in all sectors of the economy, not least in the healthcare industry, where hundreds of hospitals abruptly canceled elective procedures and clinics furloughed or laid off thousands of employees. Many patients with serious health problems delayed seeking care. While many of these changes may be temporary, the COVID-19 crisis has provoked changes in the way healthcare is delivered that otherwise would have taken decades to evolve.

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    Health at Home: The New Normal of Care

    The option to heal at home is no longer a luxury: in the era of COVID-19, it has become essential. For many patients, especially those living in or near COVID-19 hotspots, home is not only the safest, but also the preferred site of care. During a recent Fierce Healthcare webinar, Melissa Carr, General Manager of Home Services, and Jon Terenzetti, VP of Data & Technology Transformation, shared expert opinions on the importance of home health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outlined below are key takeaways from their discussion.

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