DispatchHealth, At-Home Medical Test Startups Raise Over $113M Combined

Denver-based startup DispatchHealth — which delivers on-demand health care to patients in the home setting — has secured $33 million in growth capital financing, led by private equity firm Echo Health Ventures. The news is the latest in a series of in-home health care funding announcements. Founded in 2013, DispatchHealth works alongside in-home nursing care […]

Senior Helpers’ Town Square Model Gaining Steam as Investors Eye Adult Day Care

Home-based care is often lauded for allowing seniors to age in place while saving the health care system thousands of dollars by decreasing hospital admissions. But with costs that don’t always come cheap to clients and nationwide caregiver shortages, home-based care isn’t without challenges. An increasingly popular way to address them is with adult day […]

PE-Backed HouseWorks Using Innovation, Home-Modification to Propel Growth

After 20 years of serving the Boston area, private-pay in-home care company HouseWorks LLC recently expanded into the Philadelphia market. Expanded Medicare Advantage (MA) benefits, rising demand and private equity backing helped drive the strategic decision. Company leaders say innovation — from its caregiver team structure to its home-modification arm — will help propel the […]

Post Capital, Former Addus CEO Building Multidisciplinary Community Care Platform

Similar to how hospitals have different arms able to treat patients with changing needs and a variety of conditions, a new private equity partnership is aiming to create a multisite, multidisciplinary system of community care services. Led by former Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) CEO Mark Heaney, the PE partnership is particularly interested in adult […]

HouseWorks Acquires Caring Friends Home Care, LifeCare Health Pursues Rebranding

Massachusetts home care company enters Philadelphia market Private-pay in-home care company HouseWorks LLC has acquired Caring Friends Home Care. The acquisition propels the Massachusetts-based HouseWorks into the Philadelphia market, while positioning the company for future growth throughout Pennsylvania. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. HouseWorks, which is backed by health care investor RAB […]