Disrupt Podcast #32: Joe McDonough, Founder and CEO of Nizhoni Health

The 32nd episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! While the coronavirus brings a number of direct challenges for home-based care operators, it presents several secondary hurdles as well. Among them: an exacerbation of mental illness and behavioral health conditions, especially for isolated older adults. Nizhoni Health is a growing home health provider based […]

Disrupt Podcast #31: Brent Korte, Chief Home Care Officer at EvergreenHealth

EvergreenHealth Home Care has more experience dealing with the coronavirus than any other agency in the country. It’s been battling the COVID-19 virus since February, when the first positive case popped up in the Seattle area, where the home health provider is based. In this episode of Disrupt, you’ll hear from Brent Korte, chief home […]

First Home Health Provider to Face COVID-19 Sees Sharp Increase in LUPAs, Decrease in Therapy

EvergreenHealth Home Care has been dealing with the coronavirus longer than just about any other home health care agency in the country. Back in February, its affiliated hospital treated the first positive COVID-19 patient to die in the U.S. Since then, Brent Korte — the not-for-profit’s chief home care officer — has been firefighting the […]

Disrupt Podcast #30: Bill Dombi, President of NAHC

The 30th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! The United States — now with more confirmed cases than all but two countries — has hit a critical juncture in the uphill battle against the coronavirus. But home- and community-based health care providers are still left fighting for more support. Home Health Care News […]

As National Response to Coronavirus Hits Critical Juncture, Home-Based Care Providers Fight for More Support

The United States — now with more confirmed cases than all but two countries — has hit a critical juncture in the uphill battle against the coronavirus. But home- and community-based health care providers are still left fighting for more support. Home Health Care News caught up with National Association for Home Care & Hospice […]

HouseWorks CEO: Investing in Senior Housing Relationships Yields Huge Referral Dividends

Home care providers and senior living operators don’t always see eye to eye. When the two do come together, however, there are plenty of benefits for both parties. Massachusetts-based HouseWorks is the perfect example of that. Led by founder and CEO Andrea Cohen, home-based care provider HouseWorks currently works with roughly 50 senior living communities […]

Disrupt Podcast #29: Andrea Cohen, Founder and CEO of HouseWorks

The 29th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Headquartered in the Boston area, HouseWorks is growing — and fast. Private equity backing has helped. And so has the company’s unique business model, a blend of home care and home modification.For this episode of Disrupt, we caught up with the leader of HouseWorks — […]

LeadingAge Expert Robyn Stone: ‘Career Lattices,’ Healthy Relationships Key to Keeping In-Home Care Staff

Home health and personal care aides are often referred to as “the eyes and ears” of the U.S. health care system. Still, they’re infrequently used in care teams and often undervalued by the providers they work for. Changing the recognition of in-home care professionals is going to take hard work, innovative approaches and dedicated advocacy, […]

Disrupt Podcast #28: Dr. Robyn Stone, SVP of Research at LeadingAge

The 28th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Home health and personal care aides are often referred to as “the eyes and ears” of the U.S. health care system, but they’re still infrequently used in care teams. Changing that is going to take some hard work and dedicated advocacy, according to Dr. Robyn […]