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 […]

As PDGM Nears ‘Prime Time,’ Destabilization Fears Remain

The Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) is nearing “prime time,” though fears about home health industry destabilization remain. As the largest payment overall to the Medicare home health benefit in decades, PDGM alone runs the risk of negative disruption. When matched with other regulatory headwinds rising at the same time, that risk is drastically magnified, according […]

From ICU Nurse to Home Care CEO: Inside Jennifer Sheets’ Journey to Becoming Interim’s Top Exec

Before becoming the CEO of Caring Brands International and head of Interim HealthCare, Jennifer Sheets worked as an ICU nurse in Tennessee, routinely taking care of the health care system’s most vulnerable. Sheets still carries that experience with her today, both in the appreciation she has for Interim’s employees and via the leadership skills she […]

Disrupt Podcast #26: Jennifer Sheets, President & CEO of Interim HealthCare

The 26th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Interim HealthCare — one of the oldest home-based care franchise models around — is headed in a brand new direction. President and CEO Jennifer Sheets is leading the way.After joining Interim in early 2019, Sheets is now steering Interim toward its new HomeLife Enrichment strategy, […]