Current Health Raises $43M: We’re the Glue Enabling Safer Health Care at Home

Current Health — a remote patient monitoring platform that has increasingly turned its attention toward the home — has raised $43 million in Series B funding. The company announced the news on Thursday. Boston-based Current Health’s technology platform measures a patient’s vital signs in real time, allowing clinicians to provide enhanced virtual care for patients […]

Why Minnesota’s Largest Home Care Provider Doubled Down on Financial Management Services

In the crowded home-based care market, providers have been forced to become increasingly more creative when it comes to their service offerings. One company, Accra, recently saw success with the growth of its unique financial management services program. The Minnetonka-based Accra is the largest provider of home care services in Minnesota. Among its offerings, the […]

[Updated] HouseWorks Plans Regional Expansion with New CEO Michael Trigilio at the Helm

HouseWorks has named Michael Trigilio the company’s new CEO. Backed by health care investor RAB Ventures LLC, Newton, Massachusetts-based HouseWorks is an in-home care company that also offers home-modification services. HouseWorks is one of the nation’s largest independent home care companies. Trigilio officially took the helm of HouseWorks at the beginning of April. Prior to […]

Former Encompass Executive Joins Traditions Health; WellSky Appoints New CFO

Traditions Health names new president and CEO Traditions Health LLC has named David Klementz its new president and CEO. College Station, Texas-based Traditions Health is a growing home health and hospice provider that currently serves 5,000 patients across fourteen states. Backed by PE firm Dorilton Capital, the provider has acquired multiple post-acute care businesses since […]

InnovAge, National PACE Association Applaud ‘PACE Plus Act’

The scene is set for a possible expansion to Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) in the U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat from Pennsylvania and chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging, on Thursday introduced the “PACE Plus Act,” a bill that aims to expand access to PACE across the country. […]

Why COVID-19 Has Made Universal Design More Important for Seniors, Home-Based Care Providers

Seniors overwhelmingly prefer to age in place. That preference has only grown following the COVID-19 pandemic and a general shift toward home-based care, making home safety more important than ever. But for a home to be safe for seniors and caregivers alike, it must adhere to building best practices, including universal design. Broadly, universal design […]

Biden, Congress Extend Medicare Sequestration Holiday Through 2021

The long and winding saga behind the Medicare sequestration holiday for home health providers and others has come to a close. On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly voted by a 384-38 margin in favor of a continued sequestration delay. The legislation was one of two measures introduced since early March aimed at delaying […]

Long-Term Care Expert David Grabowski: Home-Based Care Versus Nursing Homes Is a ‘False Dichotomy’

Long-term care providers have always had to stay on top of ever-changing shifts in trends, policies and regulations. The COVID-19 emergency has only made this task even more important. In today’s fast-paced environment, Harvard Medical School professor David Grabowski has turned into a major voice. Since last year, Grabowski has applied his expertise to a […]

How Intrepid USA, VNSNY Refined Their Referral Processes Following Pandemic-Related Volume Swings

For home health providers, one of the many impacts of the COVID-19 emergency was a sudden drop in referrals last spring. Eventually, though, a nationwide effort to shift more care into the home led to an increase in referrals for the home health industry. Providers are now trying to navigate the increased referral volume while […]

Seniors Helping Seniors Expands Service Lines with New Clinical, Telehealth Programs

Seniors Helping Seniors has been providing non-medical home-based care services since the 1990s. But recently, the company announced the launch of “Seniors Helping Seniors 360,” a new business model that mixes both medical and non-medical care services. The strategy is one that’s becoming increasingly common in the senior care world, as providers realize just how […]