Healthcare Corner

Smarter Home Care

May 06, 2021 Healthcare Corner Season 1 Episode 31
Healthcare Corner
Smarter Home Care
Show Notes

Join us for a conversation about home care and the importance of extra support you or your loved one may need. Today we have brought in home care specialist Cassia Yi, APRN, MSN, CCRN, CNS, and owner of Senior Helpers, as well as Randy Bartosh, head of research for PBHS, offering Life Profile, an assessment for hospital-to-home transition. Learn how to improve you or your loved one’s quality of life, reduce hospitalization risk, and support successful aging at home.

Caregiver Mentor/Owner
Senior Helpers

Cassia received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2005 from Hawaii Pacific University. She moved to San Diego in 2007 to work as an ICU nurse at UC San Diego Health.  In 2013 she received her Master of Science in Nursing at Point Loma Nazarene University, becoming a board-certified Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) soon after.

Her CNS credentials highlight an expertise in nursing mentorship, research, education, and consultation.  Some of Cassia’s proudest accomplishments at UC San Diego Health include:  Founding or chairing the Palliative Care Committee, serving on the Advanced Care Planning Committee and Pain Management Committee, being a Bio-Medical Ethics consultant, and receiving the 2019 Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year award.  

Cassia and Jesse have two beautiful children whom they enjoy raising in the San Diego sun!

Randy Bartosh
Head of Research PBHS

Randy is the head of research for PBHS (Performance Based Healthcare Solutions), which he founded in 1999. Over the course of the last twenty years, Randy has led applied research collaboratives with 280 care organizations involving over 75,000 patients. The research has been focused on categorizing and quantifying the outcomes patients want and need to achieve in order to be successful. He is also a board member of the RIGHTCARE foundation, which is using advanced methodology for community-based paramedicine programs with fire departments and senior ministry efforts around the country.