An Inside Look at 3 of the Fastest-Growing Home Care Providers

Several home care companies are among the fastest growing U.S. companies in 2018, according to Inc. magazine. The magazine released its annual “Inc. 500” and “Inc. 5000” lists in August. Collectively, all small businesses and startups on the list amassed revenue of more than $206.2 billion in 2017 and revenue growth that topped out at […]

Business Briefs: Ensign Group, Amedisys

The Ensign Group Acquires Home Health and Hospice Operations in Oklahoma City The Ensign Group (NASDAQ: ENSG), parent company of Ensign, said a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare, Ensign’s home health and hospice portfolio subsidiary, acquired Excell Home Care and Hospice and Excell Private Care Services in Oklahoma City. The deal was effective Nov. 1. The move marks Ensign’s entry into Oklahoma. As […]

Home Care Must ‘Plan Ahead’ For Minimum Wage Hikes

Planning ahead will be crucial for home health and home care agencies as both California and New York recently approved minimum wage hikes that mean workers will soon earn $15 an hour, according to one Los-Angeles based private duty provider.  Other states could soon follow as the momentum behind the fight for a higher wage continues […]

Editor’s Picks: One Agency’s Partnership With Uber

This week, Home Health Care News readers discovered one agency’s partnership with Uber and how it’s improving transportation when seniors leave hospitals to go back home. Our readers also tuned in again to the top-10 largest home health providers, while learning more about a bill aimed at increasing home health options. Here in the newsroom, […]