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Should MedPac Eliminate Hospital Observation Stays?

CareOne CEO Daniel E. Straus discusses how hospital observation stays impact patients. Being admitted to a hospital doesn’t necessarily make you an inpatient. Often, patients are admitted under observation, which causes the following concerns: Observation stays do not count towards the 72-hour …

February 24, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

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CareOne At Hamilton Is Proud To Become A Hamilton YMCA Community Partner!

CareOne at Hamilton is excited to announce a community partnership with the Hamilton YMCA. This joint venture will provide innovative programs, including “Moving for Memory,” a special initiative geared towards CareOne’s memory care residents, health and wellness events for YMCA’s active …

February 9, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Announcements, Blog

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Is Exercise The Wonder Drug You’ve Been Looking For?

Robert Clark, PT, DPT, GCS, CareOne’s Senior Director of Education and Development, shares exercise tips to help you stay active and fit. As Plato said, “Lack of activity destroys the good condition of every human being, while movement and methodical physical …

February 4, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

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CareOne At Moorestown Administrator Featured As One Of South Jersey Magazine’s Exceptional Women Executives

CareOne at Moorestown Administrator Jennifer Levy was featured in South Jersey Magazine as one of the Exceptional Women Entrepreneurs and Executives in the January 2015 issue.

February 2, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog, News

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Site-Neutral Reimbursement Levels The Playing Field For Skilled Nursing Facilities

CareOne CEO Daniel E. Straus weighs in on MedPac’s recent site-neutral reimbursement recommendation. Nursing homes have changed dramatically over the past 33 years since the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system was developed to determine Medicare payments for health care services in hospital …

January 28, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog, News

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CareOne At Madison Avenue Educates Seniors On Fraud And Identity Theft

Last year’s data breaches at Target, Home Depot and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, exposed millions of people to identity theft. According to the United States Bureau of Justice, approximately $24.7 billion was lost to identity theft in 2012, representing …

January 27, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

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New Medicare Program Provides Patients With Comprehensive Chronic Care Management

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 133 million Americans, or 1/3 of the population, suffer from at least one chronic disease and more than 2/3rds of Medicare funds are spent on patients with 5 or more …

January 20, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog, News

Woodcrest Health Care Center Launches New Comprehensive Cardiac Care Program

Woodcrest Health Care Center Launches Comprehensive Cardiac Care Program

Woodcrest Health Care Center recently launched a Comprehensive Cardiac Care Program, which incorporates a team approach to foster communication and unite the entire care team, including the physician, patient and caregivers. This cohesive care plan provides essential cardiac education to …

January 15, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog, Events, News

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6 Ways To Make The Most Out Of Your Next Doctor’s Appointment

Scheduling regular doctor’s appointments is crucial to maintaining your health. Even more important is knowing how to maximize your appointments to gain the most benefits from your physicians’ expertise. Certified Professional Geriatric Care Manager Lisa Bayer of LMR Elder Care …

January 14, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog

Improving Rehabilitation While Saving Costs In Skilled Nursing Facilities – A Case Study

Chris Campbell, Senior Editor, Respiratory Therapy Case Study Background The word “independence” means different things to different people. For a healthy person, it’s likely something taken for granted. We don’t even think about putting on a pair of shoes and …

January 12, 2015 | Posted by CareOne | Filed in Blog