Movers & Shakers: Caring.com Names New CFO

Caring.com Names New CFO Recently acquired senior care referral service Caring.com has found a new chief financial officer. San Mateo, California-based Caring.com—acquired in May by private equity group Caring Holdings, LLC—has chosen technology and finance veteran Lia Burke as its next CFO. Among the reasons for the hiring, Burke was chosen because of her experience […]

Movers & Shakers: Two Board Appointments for Brookdale CEO

Brookdale CEO Appointed to NIC, Nashville Healthcare Council Boards  Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) President and CEO Cindy Baier has been appointed to the board of directors of two prominent industry groups. Baier was appointed to the board of directors of both the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and the Nashville […]

Poor Onboarding, Lack of Innovation Fuel Home Care Turnover

While the need for more home care workers is pressing, regulatory complexities can make it difficult and confusing for nurses, therapists, aides and caregivers who are new to the industry. That’s one reason Tina Marrelli has continually updated “The Handbook of Home Health Standards: Quality, Documentation and Reimbursement.” First published in 1988, the text—which is often […]

ResCare Crafts Strategy, Sets Goals to Reduce Turnover

Turnover is a concern for ResCare, as it is across the home care industry. But leaders at the large Louisville-based provider also believe that a more stable labor force is an achievable goal, and it is one they are pushing toward. With annual revenue of around $2 billion, ResCare provides in-home care to about 60,000 […]

Movers & Shakers: Fresno Hospice Finds New CEO

Hinds Hospice Picks New CEO Hinds Hospice in Fresno, California, has picked a new CEO to replace Amy Tobin, who is retiring after more than five years with the end-of-life care provider, The Business Journal reported. Eric Klimes, an Army veteran, assumes the CEO position for Hinds Hospice, which was founded in 1981 and currently […]

Disrupt—Interim CEO Larry Kraska on Creating a VIP Experience for New Hires

When Larry Kraska became CEO of Interim HealthCare in 2016, he did not have an extensive background in home health care. However, he had spent his whole career in various parts of the health care system, gaining particular expertise in workforce recruitment and retention—and staffing issues are routinely cited as the most pressing problems facing […]

Movers & Shakers: Senior Helpers Appoints New Top Marketing Officer

Senior Helpers Bolsters Leadership Team with Chief Marketing Office Hire Baltimore-based in-home care provider Senior Helpers has hired Chuck Sullivan to fill its chief marketing officer position. Senior Helpers is a provider of in-home senior services ranging from specialized care for individuals with dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s, to personal and companion care to help […]

Bayada Supports Bill to Ease Caregiver Parking Headaches, Costs

Home care workers in New Jersey could soon find it easier to park when visiting clients, and home care companies could save money currently being spent on fines, fees and other parking-related expenses. Those costs can be considerable. A Bayada Home Health Care office in Hudson County paid out about $11,000 in 2017 related to […]

HHS Chief Technology Officer to Join LHC Group

The current chief technology officer for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) will soon leave his post in Washington D.C. to join Lafayette, Louisiana-based LHC Group (Nasdaq: LHCG) and fill a newly created position dedicated to innovation. HHS CTO Bruce Greenstein will become LHC Group’s first chief innovation and technology officer in June, […]