ComForCare Ups The Ante On Caregiver Training With ‘DementiaWise 2.0’

ComForCare is building on its DementiaWise training program with the rollout of a 2.0 version. “We do feel that the DementiaWise program is a differentiator,” Stephanie Wierzbicka, director of strategic health programs at ComForCare, wrote in an email to Home Health Care News. “The program is designed to equip caregivers with the tools and knowledge […]

Home-Based Care Providers Continue To Find New Use Cases For AI

More home-based care providers have become curious about the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI), especially when it comes to its potential around easing clinician and caregiver workload and improving patient outcomes. Companies like Homewatch CareGivers and Pinnacle Home Care moved past the curiosity stage, and have implemented AI tools into their operations and clinical processes. […]

Home-Based Primary Care Could Become Larger Part Of BrightSpring’s ‘Winning Formula’

Primary care will be an additional area of home-based care focus for BrightSpring Health Services (Nasdaq: BTSG) over the next few years. BrightSpring President and CEO Jon Rousseau discussed it as part of the company’s broader strategy at the Goldman Sachs 45th Annual Global Healthcare Conference Monday. “Our playbook — which has been successful really […]

Home-Based Care Aides Struggling With Mental Health, Stress

When it comes to their mental health and well-being, home-based care aides are susceptible to stress and depressive symptoms due to working conditions, a new study from Weill Cornell Medicine researchers found. To compile this study, focus groups and interviews with home-based care aides were conducted from August 2022 to February 2023, in partnership with […]

Arosa’s New COO Believes Mastering Operational Efficiency Will Set The Company Up For Growth Wins

Melissa Blankenship has joined Arosa as its chief operating officer. In her new role, Blankenship will be focused on the company’s operations, as well as driving efficiency and growth. Arosa is one of the largest non-franchised home care companies in the country, with 36 locations in 11 states. Prior to joining Arosa, Blankenship was president […]

Transactions: Dover Health Expands Through Acquisition; Parkview Forms JV With CommonSpirit Health at Home

Dover expands footprint Dover Health is expanding its footprint into Illinois. The company has acquired Centered Care Hospice and Palliative Care, and Cornerstone Home Health. Through the acquisitions, Dover Health will now serve Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake and Will counties in Illinois. Dover Health is a health care organization that offers […]

Why Addus Decided To Leave The New York Market

New York has always been a challenging operating environment for Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS). Thus, it came as no surprise when the company announced the sale of its personal care business in that market, as well as its fiscal intermediary services for the state’s consumer-directed care program. On Wednesday, the Addus leadership team shed […]