14 Best Apps for Home Health and Home Care Agencies in 2022

by | Mar 1, 2022

With home care becoming more critical than ever, home health care agencies rely on the latest technology to keep their caregivers organized, engaged, and safe.

From recruiting and payroll to back office management and training, there’s an abundance of apps to choose from. 

In this guide, we’ve narrowed down the field to the 14 best home health apps and software that every home health care agency can download and use today.

14 Best Home Health and Home Care Apps

In this roundup, you’ll find the 14 best home health and home care apps for administrators and caregivers to manage their clients. Plus, we’ve also highlighted which apps integrate with CareAcademy.

CareAcademy

Best for: Home health care agency training and compliance.

CareAcademy provides high-quality, state-approved online caregiver training for home health and home care agencies that increases caregiver knowledge. It’s designed specifically for mobile devices and approved in all 50 states.

Key features:

  • Auto-assign classes based on state requirements and due date.
  • View caregivers’ training progress in one place.
  • Automatic reminders so your caregivers remain compliant.
  • Edit your curriculum as much as you want.
  • Any additional annual training auto-assigned.
  • Assign client-specific training to caregivers instantly.
  • Bulk assign groups of classes to caregivers who need to relearn a skill.
  • Filter your dashboard to quickly identify caregivers who are approaching their due date.

Pricing: CareAcademy has a 14-day free trial and a choice of 4 subscription plans starting from $119/month.

 

CareAcademy helps me get new caregivers up and running more quickly than ever before. Their online platform is easy-to-use and caregivers actually complete the courses.

— Wayne Gentry

Owner, Home Helpers of London, KY

 

Tiger Connect

Best for: HIPAA compliance.

TigerConnect is a leading healthcare collaboration platform, delivering over 2 billion HIPAA-compliant messages a year across 7,000+ healthcare organizations of all sizes.

Key features:

  • Keep messages private with end-to-end encryption, PIN locks, and full administrator controls.
  • Send high-priority messages that remain at the top of the recipient’s inbox and offer a unique alert for immediate recognition.
  • Broadcast messages to your entire organization or sub-groups using admin-configured distribution lists.
  • Contact colleagues with a single tap from a message thread or user profile.
  • Automatically forward messages to another colleague when you’re in “Do Not Disturb” mode.
  • Save time with custom, pre-typed messages for specific but repetitive inquiries.
  • Send and receive images, videos, and voice recordings from the phone or cloud storage apps.

Pricing: Contact TigerConnect for current pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

 

SuCasa

Best for: HIPAA compliance.

SuCasa is an end-to-end, high-tech, high-touch platform that delivers virtual care and wellness services to patients in their homes. 

Key features:

  • Virtual Care: Annual wellness visits, Remote monitoring, Care management, Wellness and wellbeing.
  • 24/7 Care Center: RNs, LPNs, MAs, Case Managers, US-based, Multistate Engagement, Care Coordination.
  • Technology: IOS and Android Apps, Platform and Portal, Medical Devices, Wearables.
  • Analytics: Population Health, Compliance, Operational Performance.

Pricing:

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

 

Viventium

Best for: Payroll.

Viventium is a SaaS-based human capital management solution specializing in the Home Care and Skilled Nursing industries and paying over 235,000 health services employees.

Key features:

  • Automate complex payroll calculations. 
  • Pull XML formatted payroll-based journal (PBJ) files. 
  • Track employees’ skills and licensing.
  • Access overtime graphs by departments and positions.
  • Create custom reports to analyze your workforce at each of your locations.

Pricing: Contact Viventium for current pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

Smartcare

Best for: Payroll.

Smartcare software is a comprehensive home care platform that gives you a competitive advantage to grow your business, retain your caregivers, and provide high-quality client satisfaction.

Key features:

  • Manage clients, caregivers, scheduling, point-of-care, back-office operations, and business intelligence.
  • Simple workflows save time and help complete tasks in the field and back office.
  • One-click scheduling lets you focus on growing your business.
  • Customize the system to the way you run your business. 
  • Run your agency on the go with the unique mobile app.
  • Chat, messaging, and family portal communication tools keep caregivers, clients, and families connected.

Pricing: Smartcare has one free starter package and a choice of premium subscription plans starting from $104/month.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

Hireology

Best for: Recruitment and HR.

Hireology is an all-in-one recruiting, hiring, and employee management platform that helps healthcare businesses rebuild, maintain, expand, and provide superb care.

Key features:

  • Connect with qualified healthcare professionals, such as RNs, CNAs, aides, and caregivers, on popular job boards like myCNAjobs.
  • Verify candidates to ensure they’re qualified and up to the demands of the job.
  • Collect and verify training certificates, immunization records, proof of insurance, and more.
  • Schedule new hires quickly and get them in front of suitable patients with automated shift scheduling.

Pricing:

  • Contact Hireology for current pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

WellSky

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

WellSky is a web-based, mobile health care software solution for every kind of care, including home health, hospice, and blood management. Over 4,500 home health agencies use WellSky’s home health care software.

Key features:

  • Optimize intake, eligibility checks, and calendar management. 
  • Coordinate care across your agency with HIPAA-compliant messaging. 
  • Simplify daily schedules, tasks, and documentation for clinicians. 
  • Gain real-time oversight with electronic visit verification.
  • Submit managed care claims as visits, orders, and EOE worksheets.
  • Improve financial performance with automated accrual accounting, dashboards, and daily reports.
  • Manage patient population with home health predictive analytics.

Pricing: Contact WellSky for a demo and current pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? Yes.

AxisCare

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

AxisCare is a leading all-in-one home care software solution for both single and multi-location home care agencies. It provides back-office and point-of-care solutions for home care agencies of all sizes across all 50 states.

Key features:

  • User-friendly design makes day-to-day tasks more efficient for your office staff and caregivers.
  • Create paperless intake forms, assessments, and care plans with the client’s profile.
  • Customize rates and rules for each billing/payroll situation.
  • Collect, visualize, and analyze your data to gain relevant and actionable insights.
  • Maintain EVV compliance by automatically capturing each caregiver’s visit date, time, location, and services rendered.

Pricing: Contact AxisCare for more information and custom pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? Yes.

Caring Village

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

Caring Village is a home health software app that lets users store important documents, track prescription info, and share calendars. 

Key features:

  • Electronically store legal, financial, and medical documents in one place.
  • Track medications and prescriptions, including uploaded photos of the drugs and labels.
  • Organize your friends and family by creating a “village” where they can volunteer to help with transportation, meal delivery, errands, and companion care.
  • Spend less time worrying about creating and maintaining a consistent care plan for others to follow while you’re away from home.
  • Stay engaged with the wellness journal, secure in-app messaging, and notifications, even when others are caring for your loved one.

Pricing: Available on the App Store and Google Play for free.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

eRSP

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

eRSP is a cloud-based home care software app featuring client management, scheduling, billing, and payroll. It’s ideal for Senior Care in the Home, Special Needs, Assisted Living, and Skilled Services.

Key features:

  • Track client service requirements and schedule best-suited employees to perform the services through one central scheduler.
  • Manage both private duty and State Medicaid Authorized services.
  • Support and facilitate independent living for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Manage personalized living services for residents and extend their reach into the surrounding communities.

Pricing: Available on the App Store and Google Play for free.

Does CareAcademy integrate? Yes.

 

AlayaCare

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

AlayaCare is a cloud-based, end-to-end home care software platform for agencies that includes clinical documentation, back-office functionality, client and family portals, remote patient monitoring, and a mobile home care app.

Key features:

  • Supply clinical documentation to home and community care providers in a secure, HIPAA-compliant environment.
  • Manage your clients’ care journey from beginning to end with integrated scheduling, billing, and payroll.
  • Access schedules, route details, billing, safety, time tracking, patient data, and form reporting via the mobile app.
  • Virtual care solution integrating video conferencing and wearables.
  • Engage key stakeholders in their loved one’s care directly.

Pricing: Contact AlayaCare for more information and custom pricing.

Does CareAcademy integrate? Yes.

 

CareZone

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

CareZone is a free app that lets caregivers organize and manage the contacts, insurance, medication files, and ID cards of their patients and clients.

Key features:

  • Create a detailed list of medications that you can share with doctors by scanning your patients’ pill bottles.
  • Stay on track with automatic reminders.
  • Get medications delivered for free.
  • Save money on health insurance.

Pricing: Available on the App Store and Google Play for free.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No. 

 

Axxess

Best for: Back office and scheduling.

Axxess offers a complete suite of software solutions for home health, home care, and hospice organizations of all sizes worldwide. It includes electronic medical records, staffing software, mobile electronic visit verification, Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) surveys, revenue cycle management, and Direct Data Entry billing solutions. 

Key features:

  • User-friendly scheduling tools enable real-time collaboration and effective patient care.
  • Match caregivers to clients’ needs and preferences for quick and easy shift fulfillment.
  • Maintain compliance by documenting visit information at the point of care.
  • Get paid faster by all payers with real-time claims processing.
  • Manage operations and grow business with financial reporting.
  • Work anywhere, schedule and track appointments, access care plans, verify visits at the point of care, and capture patient signatures with the mobile app.

Pricing:

  • Contact Axxess for more information and custom pricing.
  • Available on the App Store and Google Play for free.

Does CareAcademy integrate? Coming soon!

Medisafe

Best for: Managing medication.

Medisafe is an easy-to-use app – ranked #1 by pharmacists – designed for users of any age and caregivers involved in medication monitoring. It can help with medication reminders, helpful and practical information, and connecting caregivers, seniors, and the medical community together to provide cohesive care. 

Key features:

  • Reminds you to take medication doses on time every time, even if your mobile device is asleep.
  • Educate people about their condition and the medication they’re taking. 
  • Tracks your measurements and syncs them to the HealthKit app – e.g. blood glucose, blood pressure, weight, pulse, and temperature.
  • Track progress and find coupons and other incentives.
  • Check your progress report and send it to the doctor or nurse as an informative visual PDF.

Pricing:

  • Available on the App Store and Google Play for free.
  • Medisafe Premium available for $4.99 a month or $39.99 a year.

Does CareAcademy integrate? No.

 

Which App is Right for Your Agency?

Whether you want to tighten up your back office and scheduling operations, improve caregiver recruitment and payroll, or remain HIPAA compliant, there’s bound to be an app from the list above that your agency can download and use today.

Take advantage of the free trials and apps to test which solution is best for your agency.

And remember to check out the home health and home care agency training from CareAcademy.

 

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