Five Workforce Trends Influencing the Health Care Industry

Some of the main trends in healthcare are driving the demand for care at home. In a blog post on Crain’s Detroit Business from January 2014, author Lisa Katz outlines the top factors contributing to changes in the healthcare industry over the next decade. Three of the five top factors driving the growth of the industry, expected to add 3.2 million new jobs from 2008–2018, heavily influence the demand for in-home medical care. Read the full article here >   Mobile Health Technology New devices and medical technology are allowing for remote monitoring of diseases and general wellbeing. They can […]

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Health Coaches and Home Care

One of the latest trends in personal care are health coaches. Although most health coaches work in conjunction with a physical trainer to help you achieve better overall fitness, they can be a valuable asset to home health care too. Think of a health coach as a personal trainer focused on overall wellness, outside of physical fitness. They help you make healthy lifestyle choices that are personalized for your unique situation. Not only can a health coach help people lose weight or get in shape, but can also can assist those with a chronic illness too! Many types of things […]

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Preventable Hospitalization of Seniors in Michigan

Thousands of senior citizens can prevent going to the hospital with better health management at home. According to the Michigan Department of Community Health there were 134,400 seniors in Michigan with preventable hospitalization in 2012. Read the full report from MDCH: Preventable Hospitalizations in Michigan 2007-2012 By managing chronic health conditions, and maintaining overall health, many of our loved ones can stay out of the hospital.   Chronic conditions such as Diabetes, Asthma, Hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease all show significant, typically preventable, hospitalizations. Acute illnesses such as pneumonia, kidney infections and dehydration are also prevalent. […]

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Pain Management with a Visiting Nurse

Managing chronic pain at home can be a challenge. But a visiting nurse can make it easier! Living pain-free is a priority to you, and it’s a priority to us too. Visiting nurses can help you manage pain using a variety of techniques. From medication to meditation, our skill and expertise puts you at ease. A solid pain management program at home will help relieve physical pain, but also related side effects such as nausea and anxiety. The overall goal is to improve your quality of life and keep you more comfortable. Pain Medication Management with a Visiting Nurse Working […]

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