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Healthcare Innovation for Attracting the Right Caregivers

11-15-2021
Nadia Hercules

Viventium’s CMO Terra Vicario Sat Down with Apploi’s Vice President Pritma Chatha, DNP, MHA, RN, to Discuss Healthcare Innovation for Attracting the Right Caregivers The Bureau of Labor Statistics talks about a growth projected at nearly thirty-five percent for home health and personal care aides. This number is growing so much faster than the average … Continue reading Healthcare Innovation for Attracting the Right Caregivers

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Happy National Home Care and Hospice Month

11-11-2021
Nadia Hercules

Happy National Home Care and Hospice Month “Thank you” – most of us say these words many times a day, from thanking your barista when doing a coffee run to thanking your Amazon delivery person for bringing that package you’ve eagerly been waiting for. As we all know, November is National Home Care and Hospice Month, and as … Continue reading Happy National Home Care and Hospice Month

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How to Manage HR Within Home Care When There Is No HR Team to Help!

11-08-2021
Nadia Hercules

Mighty Team of One – How to Manage HR Within Home Care When There Is No HR Team to Help! Being a human resources (HR) professional is challenging work – even more so when you’re an HR department or administrator of one in a home care agency. This could mean everything from being an owner … Continue reading How to Manage HR Within Home Care When There Is No HR Team to Help!

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AMS + HCM = The Perfect Match: Finding Out If Your Two Major Software Platforms Are Compatible

10-20-2021
Nadia Hercules

As you look to grow your home care agency, one of the most important necessities is technology, and your organization depends on your tech working for it, not against it. Major areas of your business, from workforce management  to billing to accounting, depend not only on software but also on your multiple programs fitting nicely together and working seamlessly. So, let’s tackle the two systems that cover (or can cover, if you’re still running some things manually) 75% of your agency’s technology – the two main systems that, when properly interacting daily, ensure your administration operates as a well-oiled machine: AMS and … Continue reading AMS + HCM = The Perfect Match: Finding Out If Your Two Major Software Platforms Are Compatible

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New York 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right

Ever heard the old adage “variety is the spice of life”? Well, the New York State Department of Labor has its own take on it – wage and hour compliance is the spice of employment law. Paying employees right in New York means understanding the nuances of a varied assortment of laws and interpretations: spread … Continue reading New York 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right

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Pay Matters: Fall 2021

09-20-2021
Malka Trump, CPA

Welcome to our Fall 2021 edition of Pay Matters, our roundup of all the payroll and compliance news that you must know. Stay informed and in compliance with our alerts and insights. US DOL Rescinds 2020 Joint-Employer Rule Effective September 28, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor is rescinding the joint-employer final rule that was … Continue reading Pay Matters: Fall 2021

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Onboarding a Home Care Employee

09-01-2021
Nadia Hercules

Hint Hint – Onboarding Begins the Minute You Make an Offer!  According to Glassdoor, the average company in the United States spends around $4,000 to hire a new employee and takes up to 52 days to fill a position, with the obvious caveat that it all depends on the industry. To say the least, if you’re in the home care industry, which is known for having a particularly high turnover rate, recruiting and hiring a new caregiver is not only more complex but also requires … Continue reading Onboarding a Home Care Employee

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California 6th and 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right

Riddle: When might paying your home health aides in compliance with FLSA overtime requirements not be enough to protect you from penalties and damages in an overtime compliance audit? Answer: When your aides are working in California! If the above riddle leaves you stymied or dreading staying on top of California overtime rules, read on. … Continue reading California 6th and 7th Day Overtime – Paying It Right

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Have You Heard the Latest? What You Need to Know About the Changes to FFCRA and the ERC

Tracking COVID credits often feels like aiming at a moving target. But at Viventium, we keep the goal in your sights. That’s why we want to update you on the two latest COVID credit developments. The IRS released guidance on new qualifying reasons for federal paid time off (FFCRA) credits and a newly clarified restriction … Continue reading Have You Heard the Latest? What You Need to Know About the Changes to FFCRA and the ERC

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The Power of the Paystub: Pay Transparency for Caregivers, Less Compliance Risk for Agencies

07-14-2021
Nadia Hercules

I’m sure we can all remember receiving our first paycheck and thinking, “I don’t even know what all of these taxes are and where this money is going.”  Chances are, if you worked outside of the world of home care, your paycheck was probably pretty simple and you were able to figure it out over … Continue reading The Power of the Paystub: Pay Transparency for Caregivers, Less Compliance Risk for Agencies

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