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Implementation and Training

We had issues with the implementation. Lots of simple things were missed, and simple processes were...

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Service and Support

There are some tickets that get escalated, and the follow-through is poor. We had tickets that were...

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Manager

Interfacing and Integration

With integration, it is Homecare Homebase's way or no way. That does not work for every organization...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The ease of use of the EHR is different for different members of our team. There are some for whom...

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Manager

Implementation and Training

When we got the product, we didn’t necessarily have somebody who was trained or had access to it...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

Overall, Homecare Homebase's support is not great. The vendor has implemented what they refer to as...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

There is a lot of potential with the EHR itself, and Homecare Homebase has a lot of potential for...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Implementation and Training

I would say that Homecare Homebase does things to help us, but I wouldn't say that they keep all of...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

We only really have problems with the system when a clinician or somebody from our back office has...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

Not only does Homecare Homebase have great ideas, but they also have a way for us to submit ideas....

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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

We had a Homecare Homebase executive who was around when we were implementing, but that person was...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Future Outlook

If I am being really optimistic, I would like to say that we could have a higher score with Homecare...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Homecare Homebase recently released an upgrade for medication, and that created such a hassle. The...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

Homecare Homebase is designed for homecare, and it is designed for promoting compliance. That is...

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CCO

Relationship

Over the last several years, we have experienced missed deadlines, developments that break things,...

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CCO

Relationship

The product Homecare Homebase built is good, and we plan to stay, but the executive team really...

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CCO

Functionality and Upgrades

My clinicians aren't delighted with the product, and I want my clinicians to be pleased with the...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

At the end of the day, everyone is going to complain about documentation, but that is the nature of...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

Homecare Homebase is the best solution for what it is built for, which is Medicare home health and...

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CIO

Lessons Learned

The system is probably in about 8 of the top 10 home health agencies out there. The industry is ripe...

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CIO

Interfacing and Integration

Homecare Homebase has some integration, but they are way behind. That is one complaint we hear. We...

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CIO

Functionality and Upgrades

Compliance with clinical documentation is one of Homecare Homebase’s strengths. I give them kudos...

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CIO

Other Observations & Comments

Homecare Homebase was a little slow with COVID-19. We made a lot of changes ourselves before...

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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

When it comes to interfaces, I feel like we are getting nickel-and-dimed. The costs have gone up...

Sep 2020
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Director

Relationship

The vendor usually makes us some type of deal. So in that aspect, we have a good relationship. The...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor makes a lot of promises to fix things by a certain timeline, but they sometimes don't end...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Service and Support

The vendor has a wonderful implementation team, and those people come on-site for education. But...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor just switched to a new support platform, and they had a lot of issues with launching it....

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Analyst/Coordinator

Lessons Learned

I have worked in several EMRs, and I really enjoy Homecare Homebase. It has a lot of potential. It...

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Analyst/Coordinator

Lessons Learned

My major issues with Homecare Homebase lives in the payer authorization world. My patients are...

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COO

Service and Support

I don't feel like Homecare Homebase can deliver on their promises. Their deployment is slow, and...

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COO

Sales and Contracting

Some core functionality is missing. We told Homecare Homebase what we required, and it is in the...

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COO

Service and Support

It takes Homecare Homebase a long time to fix things. I am still working on things that I asked for...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

The product is workflow driven. It forces the office and clinicians to be disciplined. It doesn't...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

Some competitors of the vendor are leveraging analytics in their products. Homecare Homebase doesn't...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

We came from a system where we still used paper documentation. The Homecare Homebase system has made...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I always go back to compliance. For me, it is a big thing to know that the system has checks and...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

The visit sometimes takes a long time to document. That depends on how many issues a patient has....

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COO

Service and Support

Right from the beginning of COVID-19, the vendor incorporated screening questions into every single...

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COO

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

One negative thing about the system is that it is very expensive. The price could be the norm for...

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Director

Service and Support

The vendor used to have different providers trial things on the front end, and if there were...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

I had an experience with a team from another hospice agency where we talked about that team's...

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Director

Technology

We are training new staff members, and they are picking up on the system very quickly. One of the...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor is working on the product's functionality. That is one of the recent promises the vendor...

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Director

Implementation and Training

Honestly, the Homecare Homebase implementation has been extremely difficult. In all fairness to...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

We chose Homecare Homebase for a number of reasons. We based our decision on the KLAS ratings as...

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Director

Service and Support

It takes a while to get the final answer from the vendor. I would say that Homecare Homebase doesn't...

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Director

Service and Support

At this point, the support has improved. The vendor has had personnel changes, and we also have had...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The system is very cumbersome for the back office. We knew that going in. We had purchased the...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The system meets our needs because it really is giving us a lot in terms of utilization, and it...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

With PDGM, Homecare Homebase has done a real nice job. They are usually a bit ahead of the game when...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

I have been very pleased with the system. Our experience was tough when we first started, as it...

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COO

Relationship

We are a small fish in a big pond, but I have always been pleased anytime we have had to reach out...

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COO

Functionality and Upgrades

Homecare Homebase has a tablet that has its own connectivity, and our staff members start the system...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

We have made some improvements. I really feel that that is why we have had so few deficiencies....

Aug 2020
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Manager

Lessons Learned

In terms of setting up the system correctly, we kept asking about best practices, and Homecare...

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Director

Technology

The vendor has delivered new technology. We can tell that the vendor is always striving to improve...

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Director

Service and Support

The vendor's phone and web support have improved over the time that we have been with the vendor....

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Director

Relationship

We have a vendor executive representative that oversees our customer experience team to ensure the...

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Director

Functionality and Upgrades

The vendor's current reporting tools help us monitor staff performance, goals, and efficiencies.

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Director

Service and Support

We are starting to see some improvements in Homecare Homebase's proactivity. Where we are now is...

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Director

Future Outlook

The EHR will support our integration goals once everything is functional. I think the system will do...

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Director

Future Outlook

Homecare Homebase is a good company, but our implementation was bad. We are just starting to turn...

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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

If the decision had been up to me and we had a little more money, I would have definitely gone with...

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Manager

Service and Support

Homecare Homebase doesn’t keep all their promises. I don't know that the support is what we had...

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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

Homecare Homebase has a lot of turnover. The person that trained us was phenomenal but wasn’t with...

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Manager

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

We have had some restructuring. We have some new clinicians who are not new to the system. But...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

The system is working way better than our old system. It is meeting our survey goals very well. But...

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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

There are a lot of limitations on our long-term care system that are frustrating to the clinicians,...

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Manager

Other Observations & Comments

Homecare Homebase had their own versions of what we had done, but we had already implemented those...

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Manager

Service and Support

I always have good luck with Homecare Homebase’s support team. I have had a really good experience....

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Manager

Service and Support

Homecare Homebase keeps us well updated when they try to resolve an issue. We get emails every hour...

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Manager

Functionality and Upgrades

There are a lot of scheduling-issue reports that we can't get. Part of the problem is that we are...

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Director

Service and Support

The software is adaptable. Because of the training I did with the vendor, I have been able to adapt...

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Director

Other Observations & Comments

Our system administrator would say that the vendor promised things on the front end that turned out...

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Director

ROI / Cost (care and feeding)

The vendor does not avoid charging for every little thing. We are a small agency, and one of the...

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Nurse

Service and Support

Our sales representative is really good and does what he or she promises. Our system administrator...

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Nurse

Functionality and Upgrades

We don't have too many problems with the EHR working as promoted. Homecare Homebase's product has a...

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Nurse

Functionality and Upgrades

Once users get used to the product, the system is really easy. The hard part is getting used to the...

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Nurse

Functionality and Upgrades

About 80% of the EHR's functionality is meeting our needs. There are several pieces that we need to...

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Nurse

Future Outlook

Homecare Homebase has a lot of great ideas with analytics. The end users all use mobile devices and...

Aug 2020