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Home-Based Care Operators Expect to Use Screening Tools ‘Far into the Future’

For Bayada Home Health Care, the idea of implementing a sensible COVID-19 screening process began with pieces of paper. After some brainstorming, the company began exploring more technology-savvy processes and, ultimately, landed on text messages. Originally thought to be an above-and-beyond type measure, the screening concepts Bayada ended up with may become not only the norm for home-based care providers moving forward — but a requirement. Eventually, I think it’s something that everyone in our industry is going to have to think about,” Matt Kroll, Bayada’s president of assistive care services, told Home Health Care News.