Happy Monday, Home Health Care News Readers, and welcome back to the second week of 2018. Before you kick off the workweek, take a moment to catch up with our must-read news, including our top stories that take a look at 2018 trends and predictions from industry bigwigs.
Here’s what you might have missed in the news over the weekend:
A New York Times editorial revealed that hospice care doesn’t always go as planned, or as hoped.
In the aftermath of the announced acquisition of Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) by Humana (NYSE: HUM), a Kindred shareholder sent the company a public letter opposing the sale. Analysts say the letter, which doesn’t mention any legal action, isn’t likely to derail the $4.1 billion deal’s progress.
Last week, we brought you predictions for 2018 from executives around the industry. Check out what they said in our crystal ball story.
We also gathered our own top trends for 2018. See what we predicted will happen with regulations, technology and the continual crossover between health care sectors.
Written by Amy Baxter