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How providers can connect with seniors through technology

July 29, 2022

How providers can connect with seniors through technology

The push for home health is coming from all fronts – the patients, the providers and the insurers. With all of that said, once the decision has been made that a patient can return to their home, providers need to provide clear discharge instructions in order to prevent unnecessary readmissions. But there are many barriers that could put a stop to recovery. So what is a way that providers can better connect with their patients? The answer might be found in your pocket.

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