Mission Healthcare Blog

Burned Out in the Medical Field? A Career in Home Health Might be the Remedy

March 1, 2016

“Burnout” has long plagued the medical field. In a 2011 survey by the American Nurses Association, three out of four nurses cited work-related stress and exhaustion as one of their top health concerns. In 2012, a national survey published in the Archives of Internal Medicine found that nearly half (46 percent) of U.S. physicians reported feeling burned […]


How Home Health is Saving the U.S. Health Care System

December 9, 2015

The U.S. health care system is not only the most expensive among Western nations but also the least effective. Despite spending $8,508 per capita on health care and enacting sweeping reform, we are still “last or near last on dimensions of access, efficiency, and equity,” the Commonwealth Fund says.  Most Americans are well aware that our health […]


Considering a Career in Home Health? Here’s What You Need to Know

November 16, 2015

Professionals of all backgrounds can find their dream job in home health. Whether you’re in nursing, therapy, social work, administration, or one of the many other fields that integrate with home health, our industry offers a world of opportunity. We love helping others discover passionate, rewarding careers with Mission Healthcare. But before you jump into […]


Home Health 101: The Intro You Never Had Could Change Your Life

October 27, 2015

There are many professions that cross paths with home care and hospice services. Nurses, therapists, and social workers in particular will often find themselves interacting with home care providers more so than with any other group of colleagues, and yet the thought of transitioning their career into a more immersive role with their counterparts might […]


What is the Difference Between Home Health and Home Care?

September 10, 2013

When an aging loved one is in need of care, it can be confusing to navigate the options. Do they need home health? Do they need home care? What is the difference between the two? Fortunately today, we’re here to offer some support and help you determine what service you need. Home Care is a nonmedical […]


Home Health Major Component to Fighting Heart Disease

February 12, 2013

This February is American Heart Awareness Month and at Mission Healthcare we want to take this time to explain how providing care for people with heart conditions in the home can ease hospital costs, reduce caregiver stress and increase patients’ quality of life. Individuals with congestive heart failure can slow the progression of their own disease by […]