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How to Open a Business in the Long-Term Healthcare Industry

Today’s entrepreneurial culture and trends in the long-term care industry have converged into a perfect storm.   The home health field is rife with opportunity for building a profitable business that provides needed, quality and compassionate care.  In response to the … Read Full Post

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Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency – Part 5

In this last installment of our five-part series on The Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency, we will cover the position of home health agency Medical Director. The first and most important point to keep in mind is … Read Full Post

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Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency – Part 4

So far in our series on the Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency, we’ve reviewed the positions of Administrator, Director of Nursing and Supervisory nurse.  This week, we will discuss the requirements of the Financial Officer. Another requirement … Read Full Post

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Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency – Part 3

In this third installment of our series about the Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency, we will review the requirements for the supervising nurse. Home health agencies that do not provide nursing services, such as those agencies that … Read Full Post

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Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency – Part 1

Every home health agency licensed by the State of Florida must have a person designated as the Administrator, and a person designated as the Alternate Administrator, who serves in the temporary absence of the Administrator. To qualify to serve as … Read Full Post

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Personnel Requirements of a Florida Home Health Agency

This article series will explore each of the positions required by the State of Florida for the operation of a skilled home health agency.  We will outline the requirements of the Administrator and Alternate Administrator, Director of Nursing (skilled agency), … Read Full Post

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Is your office supply budget out of control?

Office supplies. Sounds pretty trivial, right?  But anyone who’s strolled the aisles (real & virtual) at Office Depot et al. can tell you how expensive these things can be. Exploding office supply expenses can start with some very bad habits … Read Full Post

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The Employer’s Role in Determining Employee Competence

When was the last time you questioned whether the individual who provided you or a loved one with a health care service was qualified or competent?  I don’t know about you, but the last time I had blood drawn, I … Read Full Post

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Part Five: How do I find patients?

This last installment of our five-part series explores the crucial need for patients and referrals to keep your business afloat and profitable. Long before you embark on the expensive and lengthy licensing (and accreditation) process, it’s important to solidify the … Read Full Post

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Part Four: How much capital do I need to get started?

So far in this five-part series, we’ve reviewed various aspects of a new long-term care-related business venture.  We’ve looked at the types of care that can be provided, the various business models and staffing requirements. Today, we’ll explore the all-important … Read Full Post

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