Fred Johnson, President and CEO of Team Select Home Care, Discusses Pediatric Home Care

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Fred Johnson


In today’s episode, we discuss the many challenges facing the pediatric home care field in their journey to advocate and care for medically fragile children. One innovative company that’s helping in this fight is Team Select Home Care. Today, we talk to the President and CEO of Team Select to get his thoughts.

In today’s episode, we discuss:

  • Team Select’s unique approach to pediatric home care
  • How COVID-19 has affected care for medically fragile children
  • An innovative solution to a huge problem in pediatric home care

Below are some highlights from our conversation:

  • 2:30 – What is Team Select’s unique approach?
  • 4:30 – How has the pandemic affected home care?
  • 6:40 – What happens to the children during nursing shortages?
  • 11:45 – What’s the solution to the problem?
  • 23:00 – Is Fred Johnson feeling good about the future of Team Select?

After today’s episode, I think, like me, you’ll have a new understanding of a population in the home care field that sometimes gets overlooked: medically fragile children. I also think you’ll walk away being much more aware of just how severely the COVID-19 pandemic has affected children who receive care at home and how companies like Team Select have been working to resolve those issues.

To learn more about how professionals like Fred Johnson and companies like Team Select are helping to address home care problems such as labor shortages and high costs that severely impact groups like medically fragile children, listen to my interview with Sara Wilson, CEO of Home Assist Health, Inc., a nonprofit based in Arizona that helps private pay and Medicaid clients pursue independent lifestyles from the comfort of home.

You can listen to today’s episode here, or on Apple Podcasts, Google, YouTube or wherever you listen to podcasts.

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The Help Choose Home podcast series is a collaborative effort by Axxess, the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), and corecubed to educate the public about the many benefits of the in-home care industry, which includes non‑medical home care, private duty nursing care, medical home health, hospice, and other in‑home health and wellness services.

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The Help Choose Home podcast series provides information and resources to help those with a care need learn more about healthcare at home. Podcasts are hosted by Merrily Orsini, Founder/Board Chair of corecubed, a marketing firm dedicated exclusively to helping aging care providers grow their business.