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After Life-threatening Accident, Man Receives Critical Home Care Services

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Nov 15, 2017 2:50:56 PM

JohnImageForBlog.pngIt was a fluke accident in the middle of winter that John barely survived. John, born with cerebral palsy and developmentally delayed, was living alone when he got his wheelchair stuck in a snowbank. Stranded for 12 to14 hours, he ended up suffering frost bite and a heart attack. Following this incident, John ended up in a nursing facility, when all he wanted was to go back to his home. That’s when Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island coordinated in-home care with BAYADA to help John take back control of his life.

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Topics: cerebral palsy, Home Care

BAYADA Receives Two 2017 HealthInsight Quality Awards

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Nov 10, 2017 11:42:01 AM

quality_awards_2017_HORweb-1.pngBAYADA Home Health Care in Albuquerque was recognized with two awards—the Home Health Quality Award and the Certificate for Excellence in Quality Improvement—for their commitment to promoting patient-centered care and improving performanceThe inaugural home health awards were presented at the New Mexico Association for Home & Hospice Care 45th Annual Conference, held in Albuquerque.

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Ashley Wharton Shares Insights at Health Care Conference in Philadelphia

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Jun 28, 2017 3:24:43 PM

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BAYADA's Ashley Wharton (second from the right) discusses explosive growth opportunities in home health care

On Tuesday, June 27, Division Director of Enterprise Recruitment Strategy Ashley Wharton represented BAYADA at the Philadelphia Business Journal's 2017 Health Care Conference at the Loews Hotel in Philadelphia.

Wharton, and other leading experts from the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Medical Society, Drexel University, and the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics at Penn, shared insights through panel discussions before a crowd of more than 150 industry executives.

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Topics: Thought Leadership

David Baiada Inspires Drexel Nurse Grads with Keynote Speech

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Jun 26, 2017 2:31:53 PM

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BAYADA Practice President David Baiada delivered an inspiring commencement speech for Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia.

Drawing upon the wisdom he’s acquired through years of one-on-one conversations with clients on their couches and at their kitchen tables, he shared how the home is a powerful place to tune into people’s needs and truly make a difference.

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Topics: David L. Baiada

Mark Baiada Named A Glassdoor Highest-rated CEO

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Jun 21, 2017 9:43:40 AM

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BAYADA Home Health Care Founder and President J. Mark Baiada has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017. Glassdoor’s annual report highlights top leaders who employees love working for in countries throughout North America and parts of Europe. Baiada received an impressive 92 percent approval rating based on the anonymous and voluntary reviews BAYADA employees shared on Glassdoor throughout the past year.

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Topics: Mark Baiada

CRO Melinda Phillips Shares BAYADA's People-first Focus at Industry Conference

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Jun 19, 2017 4:09:49 PM

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BAYADA's Chief Recruiting Officer Melinda Phillips shared her expertise in Chicago at the Post-acute Link conference, the first event of its kind to bring together leading providers from all post-acute sectors to discuss the future of value-based care. Phillips and other leading experts drove a panel discussion about "Winning Staffing Strategies for Post-acute Providers."

With a global health care staffing crisis estimated to get progressively worse, providers are faced with the challenges of an increasing demand for labor, a decreasing pool of available candidates, and shrinking reimbursement rates from payors. Phillips sees the challenges as opportunities to adapt and evolve and was tapped to discuss BAYADA's unique culture and the challenges of sustaining it.

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Topics: Recruiting, People-first

BAYADA HQ Office Receives 2017 NJ Historic Preservation Award

Posted by Jim Armstrong

May 12, 2017 10:25:47 AM

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BAYADA Home Health Care received a 2017 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award for its rehabilitation of a historic property for its headquarters at 1 West Main Street in Moorestown, NJ. The award was presented at a ceremony at the Burlington County Olde Courthouse by the NJ State Historic Preservation Office in the Department of Environmental Protection and the NJ Historic Sites Council on May 11, 2017.

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Ann and Mark Baiada Recognized for their Dedication to Catholic Education

Posted by Jim Armstrong

May 5, 2017 9:20:28 AM

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Mark Baiada, Archbishop Charles J. Caput, and Ann Baiada

BAYADA Home Health Care Founder and President Mark Baiada and his wife Ann, received the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Award for dedicating their lives to helping others and ensuring that children of all backgrounds can access the lifelong benefits of a Catholic education. The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s Office of Catholic Education (OCE), Business Leadership Organized for Catholic Schools (BLOCS), Faith in the Future (FIF), and Independence Mission Schools (IMS) sponsored the event, which was held on Thursday, May 4 in Philadelphia.

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Topics: Mark Baiada

BAYADA's Anne Pannone Named 2017 Direct Care Worker of the Year

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Apr 10, 2017 11:19:23 AM

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PHA CEO Vicki Hoak, BAYADA HHA Anne Pannone, PA Secretary of Aging Teresa Osborne

BAYADA Home Health Aide Olivanne “Anne” Pannone, from Philadelphia, has been named the 2017 Pennsylvania Direct Care Worker of the year by the Pennsylvania Homecare Association (PHA). Pannone was recognized last week among nearly 200 of her peers at the first Direct Care Worker Forum in Harrisburg, organized by PHA and the Department of Aging. Pannone has been an aide with BAYADA for more than seven years.

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Topics: Home Health Aide, Home health care careers

BAYADA and AlayaCare Empower Caregivers with Innovative Technology to Simplify Workflows

Posted by Jim Armstrong

Feb 14, 2017 11:25:56 AM

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BAYADA Home Health Care is partnering with AlayaCare, a home healthcare technology company, to pilot a program that will bring on-demand health information, real-time task management, and clinical documentation to the fingertips of BAYADA clinicians and field employees. The partnership reinforces the commitment of both organizations to empower employees and improve health outcomes by employing innovative technology solutions.

The goals of this pilot will employ mobile technology to:

  • Reduce administrative complexity and streamline workflows, increasing efficiency for BAYADA care professionals
  • Empower BAYADA clinicians to capture clinical information and manage caseloads from the field
  • Engage field employees to improve client outcomes

This partnership aligns with BAYADA’s people-first strategy to leverage state-of-the-art technology in care delivery and training so its caregivers can focus on what’s most important to them: their clients.

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Topics: jobs with BAYADA, health care technology

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