[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]News-Line for Home Care Professionals Home healthcare plays an important part in ensuring better patient outcomes. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reports that up to 75% of hospital re-admissions are potentially preventable, and increasingly people are looking to hire home health care services as a way to reduce incidents of re-admittance to the hospital, receive better follow up care, increase communication between patients and providers and decrease medication errors. Despite these facts, home healthcare doesn’t always get the same consideration as other areas of the healthcare industry.[/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]News-Line for Home Care Professionals Alternate Solutions Healthcare System, a nationally recognized post-acute healthcare provider based out of Dayton, Ohio, has partnered with Medalogix, a Nashville-based technology company, to use a proprietary predictive modeling tool that seeks to reduce re-hospitalization rates and boost quality of care for patients. Alternate Solutions is the first home care agency in the state of Ohio to deploy the revolutionary clinical toolset.[/col][/row]

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"]Dayton Business Journal Alternate Solutions Healthcare Systems Inc. has invested in technology it hopes will improve patient care and cut down on preventable re-hospitalizations. The Kettering-based home health care provider will use a computer program — which analyzes patient history and medications — to determine which patients are most likely to revert back into the hospital system without more attention. [/col][/row]