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What is StarPHISH.

StarPHISH is Medistar Home Health’s electronic medical records system. StarPHISH (the PHISH stands for Physician & Hospital Information System for Home Health) allows our staff to instantaneously upload patient information through a secure, password-protected network for immediate access by physicians and nurses. This is a service that is free to physicians of every patient under the care of Medistar Home Health.

Continuum of Care.

Continuum of care through home health care can help patients from having to be readmitted to a hospital. In addition, it can help the patient stay healthier and avoid unnecessary medical expenses.

Care Plan Oversight.

Care plan oversight encourages physicians to be more intimately involved in their patient’s care but can also increase the profits made by their practice.

Who is Medistar Home Health?

Medistar Home Health is a quality in home healthcare provider providing excellent care for residents in central and northern Louisiana.

Medistar Continues To Be A Leader.

In business since 1983, Medistar Home Health continues to make moves to make it an innovative home health care company. Recently, Medistar announced the acquisition of Lakeview Home Care. Medistar is also focusing on utilizing Electronic Medical Records (EMR) to improve care for Louisiana home health care patients.

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) is a federal statute that was signed into United States law by President Barack Obama on March 23, 2010.

Catching the flu affects your health in more ways than you think.

The effects of the flu can be much more severe for older Americans. In some cases getting an early season flu shot can help prevent a heart attack by up to 19%. See why it's vital to get your flu shot.

Possible Signs of Diabetes.

Diabetes affects more than 23 million Americans and nearly a quarter of them don't even know they have it. Learn about the signs of Type II diabetes, early detection and treatment in this video.

Coping with Caregiver Stress.

Most Americans will be informal caregivers at some point during their lives. Watch this brief video for tips on easing the emotional and physical strain of care giving.

What is Home Health Care?

Studies show that patients with home health service tend to recover faster, live better lives, remain independent and have less need for rehospitalization. Learn more about receiving care in the comfort of your own home.

What Is Heart Disease?

Heart disease is a major killer of Americans every year. In order to understand what you can do to prevent from becoming a victim of heart disease, it’s vital to know what exactly it is.

Need Home Health Care?

Home health care can be extremely beneficial under the right conditions and knowing them will help increase quality of life. See when home health care may be an appropriate choice.