Home Health Providers Shift to Mobile Tech, ‘Upskilling’ Tools for Staffing Success

Home health aides are more apt to apply for open positions using a smartphone instead of browser-based resources, such as Monster or Indeed, that many agencies typically use for recruiting. Similarly, aides are more likely to stay at a home health agency when that agency invests in technology-based solutions focused on “upskilling.” Washington, D.C.-based venture […]

Amazon’s $15 Minimum Wage Turns Up the Heat on Home Care Providers

Online retail giant Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) has turned up the heat on U.S. home care agencies in the battle to attract and retain workers. Amazon has pledged to increase its minimum wage to $15 for all full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal employees, regardless of where they work or what their position is, starting next month. […]

New White Paper: How Home Care Agencies Can Improve Staff Satisfaction and Retention

Finding and keeping direct-care workers is the greatest challenge home care providers face. Low unemployment and demand for more workers will only drive this challenge forward. But technology can help, by removing burdensome and time-consuming tasks, improving worker safety and allowing caregivers to do what they do best: provide care. Download this FREE white paper […]

Movers & Shakers: Brookdale Names Steven Swain as New CFO

Brookdale Announces New CFO Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) has tapped Steven Swain to serve as executive vice president and chief financial officer. Brentwood, Tennessee-based Brookdale is the nation’s largest owner and operator of private-pay senior living communities, as well as a major provider of home health and hospice services. As a company, Brookdale […]

Why ‘Name-Only’ Promotions May Fall Flat in Home Care

Companies across the United States are more frequently trying to recognize and retain their employees by offering promotions that come without raises attached. It may be a popular tactic, but it’s unlikely to work in the home health and home care industries, experts say. “It’s an interesting idea, but it gets really difficult when you […]

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Find new home health jobs or post your company’s open positions in the home health care business with Home Health Care News. Find state-, regional- and national-level candidates with our platform that covers providers, agencies, operators and industry professionals supporting the businesses of home health care, skilled nursing, private duty and hospice care. Check out […]

ResCare Leadership Refresh Continues with New Divisional President

ResCare, Inc., one of the largest privately held home and community-based health services providers to complex populations in the United States, has continued its recent leadership infusion by hiring a new top executive to oversee its robust Intellectual and Development Disability (IDD) Services business line. Louisville, Kentucky-based ResCare announced on Tuesday that assisted living and […]

Movers & Shakers: McBee Announces Dordick as New President

McBee Looks Internally for New President McBee Associates has a new—but familiar—incoming president to help guide the health care services and consulting firm as it adapts to a shifting value-driven landscape and new payment models for post-acute spaces. Executive Vice President Mike Dordick has been promoted to president of the Wayne, Pennsylvania-based McBee, the firm […]