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Home health agencies work hard every day to ensure the patients they serve receive the appropriate care in order to recover, regain independence and become as self-sufficient as possible. But due to limitations in the home health benefit eligibility requirements, agencies often have to discharge patients who might not be fully ready or able to care for themselves. Or maybe they seem ready but wind up declining after discharge unexpectedly.

[row][col sm_width="10" sm_offset="1"] Dr. Sharma VNA Health GroupDr. Vikranta Sharma is VNA Health Group’s hospice and palliative care medical director. In her role, Dr. Sharma is responsible for a lot. She spearheads care planning, staff education, attending physician coordination, quality assurance and home health to hospice bridging. The last-mentioned aspect of her role, home health to hospice bridging, entails educating and increasing awareness about palliative and hospice care among physicians, nurses, patients and families. A passionate advocate of hospice care, Dr. Sharma says: [/col][/row]

Are you going to the National Association for Home Care and Hospice's Annual conference in Orlando? If so, we'd love to see you. Be sure to stop by our booth and check out our presentation. We'll be speaking alongside Great Lakes Caring's chief clinical officer and their director of hospital readmission reduction. 

We're proud to have been selected and honored to be speaking with Great Lakes' leaders. 

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