ConcertoCare Raises $105 Million, Has ‘Bold’ Growth Goals in 2022

ConcertoCare, a value-based care provider that offers an array of home-based care services, announced Thursday that it has raised $105 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, and included contributions from Obvious Ventures, Vast Ventures and SteekSky Ventures, among others. In tandem, Concerto also announced that it has […]

VNA Health Group, Parker Unveil Home-Based Primary Care Joint Venture

Visiting Nurse Association Health Group (VNAHG) and Parker Health Group recently formed a partnership to launch the “Parker Advanced Care Institute at VNAHG,” a home-based primary care joint venture. The partnership stems from a previous relationship between the two organizations, as Parker has awarded grants to VNAHG over the past three years. The grant funding […]

VillageMD to Drive ‘Tremendous Long-Term Growth’ for Walgreens Health

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA) is full-speed ahead on “Walgreens Health,” its recently unveiled health care strategy driven by investments in VillageMD, CareCentrix and Shields Health Solutions. And to accelerate its health care push even more and refocus on long-term growth priorities, the holdings firm for pharmacy store giant Walgreens has initiated a strategic […]

Growing Home-Based Primary Care Market Creating Risk-Sharing Opportunities for In-Home Care Providers

Home-focused primary care providers have proven to be the next emerging faction of an ever-expanding home-based care ecosystem in the U.S. Unlike other emerging trends such as hospital-at-home and SNF-at-home models, which have largely been driven by traditional home health players or health systems, these providers are emerging on their own. But that doesn’t mean […]

The Top 10 Home Health Care News Stories of 2021

The public health emergency continued to have an impact on home-based care providers in 2021. It didn’t define the year, however. As the top Home Health Care News stories of 2021 suggest, this year was about so much more than the COVID-19 crisis. Even more than the pandemic, the past 12 months have been about […]

‘Traditional Care Is Transactional’: Home-Focused Patina Looks to Turn Primary Care Proactive

Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq:WBA) invested over $6 billion in VillageMD. Humana (NYSE: HUM) invested $100 million in Heal. Patina raised $57 million in Series A. All of those companies – VillageMD, Heal and Patina – have two things in common: They are primary care providers, and they are more focused than their peers on the […]

[Updated] Landmark Names Chris Johnson CEO, Looks to Double Patient Population

Landmark Health is capping off 2021 with a new leader at its helm. The company named Chris Johnson CEO on Tuesday. Founded in 2014, the Huntington Beach, California-based Landmark is a multidisciplinary mobile medical group that delivers comprehensive in-home medical care to “the sickest and frailest” patient populations. The company – whose physician-led teams work […]

How VillageMD Went from Startup to One of Walgreens’ Most Important Partners

In 2020, Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) announced that it would be investing $1 billion in a relatively new primary care company: VillageMD. Since that point, the home- and community-focused VillageMD has thrived in the partnership with the behemoth retailer, so much so that Walgreens invested another $5.2 billion in the company this October. Despite […]