As a home care agency, providing quality care to your clients should be your first concern. Coming in at a very close second, though, has to be profitability, because in order to provide that quality care, you need to be able to pay quality caregivers and provide clients with technology and other benefits that can meet their needs. Speaking of technology, your home care software plays a big role, or at least it should, in your agency’s profitability. So if you’re not seeing the bottom line that you expect, it may be time to evaluate your home care software. [Read more…]
To be in the home care business, you have to be a caring, hands-on type of person. However, most agency operators wish they could be a bit more hands-off when it comes to office operations, like billing and payroll.
For years, being “hands-off” with payroll was not an option; thus payroll, billing, and other vital office operations were a constant struggle for agencies who had to manually calculate employees’ time and overtime from paper timesheets, as well as factor in travel and mileage expenses, adjust for sick days off, schedule vacations, and more. That’s a lot of time wasted, and time is money, as they say. [Read more…]
In today’s rapidly-growing, ever-evolving home care industry, an agency’s focus should be on the care of its clients. However, agency owners and operators also need to be able to rely on their software providers who help them strengthen and grow their businesses. Unfortunately, not all home care software systems are created equal. The following are some signs that your current home care software isn’t right for you: [Read more…]
Transitions can be difficult. When things are in transition (for example, during a move, a prolonged hospital stay or adopting new software for your home health agency), it can feel as though everything is in limbo. Whatever your transition for the new year encompasses, you’ll want to keep things as easy as possible during this time of instability. [Read more…]