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How Startups and SMEs Cut Costs in the Time of the Covid-19 Crisis

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, countries all over the world are dealing with the economic fallout. With quarantining in play, many businesses are facing a shortage of consumers, limited resources, and overall lower revenues. Startups and SMEs (small and mid-size enterprises) are suffering the most from these conditions, resulting in mass layoffs and the shutting […]

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National DSP Week With DCI

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National DSP Recognition Week is a celebratory opportunity that praises the direct support professional workforce that uplifts and assists people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). In order to help the physically and intellectually disabled, a dedicated DSP must be continually caring, compassionate, patient, persevering in their assistance of the community, and much more. During […]

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Emerging Opportunities In Home-Based Healthcare

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Home-based healthcare is an alternative that has increased in popularity since the pandemic has set in. Many people would rather receive care from home rather than risk a visit to a health clinic. In this area of the industry, there are plenty of opportunities for healthcare organizations to seize. Health providers are looking for ways […]

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EVV Vendor Selection: 3 Considerations for Providers

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Starting in January of 2021, Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) will become a federal mandate for home-based health agencies. In the meantime, these agencies will be looking for EVV vendors such as Direct Care Innovations. States offer two kinds of EVV models: open and closed. In closed states, the state already has an EVV solution that […]

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Giving Back With DCI: Shangri-La COVID Care Packages

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As the pandemic continues onward, the team at Direct Care Innovations (DCI) has been looking for ways to give back to agencies that have been affected by COVID-19. DCI recently decided to give away care packages to the residents of Shangri-La, as a way to give back to their community and spread joy during unsettling […]

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Staying Safe with Contactless EVV

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The pandemic and moving forward is presenting new and unimaged challenges to Medicaid agencies around the country.  One of those challenges is how to ensure you are ready for Electronic Visit Verification in January while ensuring you mitigate the risk to your staff and those you serve.  Most EVV options require you to share a […]

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How to Recognize Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Symptoms in Caregivers

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Although providing care can be emotionally and financially rewarding, it can be tremendously difficult to prioritize taking care of yourself at home when you’re constantly focused on another person at work. That is why it’s so important to watch for signs of caregiver burnout and compassion fatigue. Direct Care Innovations has the tools your agency […]

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Audit Proof Your Business Using DCI’s Business Management Platform

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When it comes to managing a company, keeping track of its financial records is a must. While performing self-audits isn’t always the most fun, it is a necessary part of the job. Good managers and business owners should be able to efficiently keep track of internal financial statements. This is done in order to keep […]

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New Rules of EVV & How They Foster Efficiency & Value-Based Partnerships

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New technologies are rapidly changing the business landscape, especially within the healthcare industry. Electronic visit verification, also known as EVV, is one of the more convenient innovations as of late. Starting January of 2021, new technology requirements will make it so that home-based providers must use electronic visit verification systems for the people they care […]

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Murphy Administration Takes Action To Support Individuals with Disabilities During The Pandemic

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On April 29, 2020, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced the launch of a new $24 million initiative. This initiative provides additional resources for direct support professionals working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The initiative comes as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a public health crisis that has already inspired a number […]

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