How CommonSpirit Health at Home Launched a 27-Market Telehealth Program in 2 Weeks

For the home health industry, 2020 was the year agencies unquestionably embraced telehealth. Amid the COVID-19 emergency, virtual visits have become a key tool utilized in the delivery of care. One company, CommonSpirit Health at Home, has long recognized the value of telehealth. Prior to the COVID-19 emergency, CommonSpirit Health at Home had plans to […]

Disrupt Podcast #39: Trisha Crissman of CommonSpirit Health at Home

The 39th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Formerly CHI Health at Home, CommonSpirit Health at Home is a Milford, Ohio-based health care organization that provides home care, home infusion, home respiratory care, hospice and medical transportation services. As with most home health providers, COVID-19 has become the “new normal” for CommonSpirit. Throughout […]

24 Hour Home Care’s Ryan Iwamoto: ‘We Wanted to Be the Trader Joe’s of Home Care’

Ryan Iwamoto co-founded 24 Hour Home Care 12 years ago, right in the middle of the country’s last major recession. Now, Iwamoto and his company find themselves operating through another economic downturn, with this one caused by the COVID-19 crisis. Los Angeles-based 24 Hour Home Care is an independent, non-medical home care provider with 20 […]

Disrupt Podcast #37: Ryan Iwamoto of 24 Hour Home Care

The 37th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2008 — amid the last recession — Ryan Iwamoto and his co-founders started Los Angeles-based 24 Hour Home Care with $160,000 total of investment cash from family and friends. The company is now one of the largest privately owned home care companies in the […]

Wildfires, COVID-19 and PDGM: Growing a Home Health Business During Moments of Crisis

Home health agencies are used to operating during moments of crisis. That’s especially true for California-based Medical Home Care Professionals, which has had to overcome several over the past few years. In 2018, for example, Medical Home Care Professionals operated during the historic Carr Fire that devastated nearly 230,000 acres across California’s Shasta and Trinity […]

Disrupt Podcast #36: Elaine Flores of Medical Home Care Professionals

The 36th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Headquartered in Northern California, Medical Home Care Professionals is a small home health agency that has had to overcome big challenges over the past few years. In 2018, Medical Home Care Professionals had to operate through the historic Carr Fire. Right after that, it had […]

VillageMD CMO: The Future of Health Care Is Meeting Patients in the Home

Under the leadership of CMO and co-founder Dr. Clive Fields, VillageMD has grown from a primary care practice of 13 physicians in 2013 to a network of more than 2,600 physicians across nine markets. The Chicago-based VillageMD has taken an innovative, home-based approach to primary care ever since it was founded. Now, that innovative approach […]

Disrupt Podcast #35: Dr. Clive Fields of VillageMD

The 35th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! In 2013, co-founder and CMO Dr. Clive Fields helped launch primary care provider VillageMD as a 13-physician practice. Seven years later, VillageMD has grown to a 2,500-physician practice — one with an innovative care model partly shaped around the home. As one of its leaders, […]

Disrupt Podcast #34: Ken Albert, CEO and President of Androscoggin

The 34th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available!  Founded in 1966, Androscoggin Home Healthcare + Hospice is the largest independent, nonprofit provider of home health and hospice services in the state of Maine. On top of those core services, Androscoggin also offers palliative care, transitional care, virtual care and more. At the helm of Androscoggin […]