Mobility matters. That’s true not only for individuals but for organizations within the healthcare industry. As the mobile workforce grows, the greatest challenge facing healthcare administrators is how to keep track of and deploy all these mobile workers.
Without a robust plan, resource planning, the safety of the mobile workers and patients, closer payroll tracking, and patient care can all suffer. Driving fundamental change requires a new framework that addresses the needs of patients, caregivers, and home health care as a whole. In this article, we’ll discuss common in-home healthcare challenges and five key scheduling strategies that drive optimized care and efficiency.
Common In-Home Healthcare Scheduling Challenges
Mobile workers are the lifeline of a critical care-delivery infrastructure that reaches and cares for a diversity of patients. At the same time, budgets continue to tighten, creating a mandate for healthcare organizations to do more with less. Even so, patients still need and demand quality care. And with shifting demographics delivering that care efficiently is both a necessity and a hurdle. Let’s look at a few common issues that prevent efficiency and positive outcomes for home healthcare organizations.