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The past year has been challenging for Home Care. A few months ago, the Biden administration announced its recent COVID-19 vaccination mandates for Health Care Workers. It is certain that in the near future the same will apply to Home Care. Although developments are still being made, deadlines can come up quickly. Here are 4 tools MEDsys offers that can help you prepare.

Vaccine Compliance Tracking

MEDsys offers compliance tracking among caregivers. This includes the ability to add custom compliance items, in this case, Vaccine Status. For vaccinated staff, select the type of Vaccine, capture the effective date of vaccination and

Emergencies can come unexpectedly and if not prepared, can greatly affect your business. With the COVID-19 outbreak, one of the most affected industries was Home Care. With MEDsys, you can use tools to stay on top of any emergency situation including natural disasters, illness, disease, etc. Home Care agencies across the country have been utilizing MEDsys' Emergency Response System during the on-going pandemic.

MEDsys Emergency Response System utilizes features to allow your agency to:

1. Caregiver Screening - MEDsys ERS Daily Screening Survey via the MEDsys Mobile App.

2. Track Client and Caregiver Interaction - Run reports of any staff and

The Ohio Department of Medicaid has approved MEDsys Software Solutions, a leader in Home Care Software Solutions as an Alternate EVV Vendor.
Ohio Home Care provider agencies can now use the MEDsys EVV Solution integrated with our agency management software which is currently utilized by over 1,000 agencies across North America. MEDsys Software Solutions utilizes our extensive experience having owned and operated one of the largest Home Care agencies in Ohio.

Employing the right home care management software will help you increase efficiencies and improve the patient experience. Your office team will appreciate an all-in-one system for real-time dashboards, scheduling, billing, payroll, and data management. Your caregivers will benefit from streamlined scheduling and access to patient information. And your clients will notice the difference when your caregivers can provide personalized care with ease.

Caregiver turnover is one of the biggest problems plaguing home care agencies, and it’s only getting worse. In 2018, the caregiver turnover rate hit an all-time high of 82%, an increase of 15% from the previous year.

You want to create a work environment that both entices employees to stay and supports client retention. Training, mentorship, recognition, and employee feedback programs are essential elements of any caregiver retention program. A robust home care software and electronic visit verification (EVV) system will also help you arm your team with the tools they need to feel prepared and supported.