NuevaCare Leads Industry Among Fastest-Growing Agencies

In-home care providers continue to see tremendous growth year after year, with more than a few being listed among the “fastest-growing,” according the 2017 Inc. 5000 ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The 2017 roundup featured a total of 22 in-home care providers, up from 13 last year. This stronger presence should come as no […]

Movers & Shakers: VITAS, AngMar Holdings

VITAS Healthcare Appoints New COO VITAS Healthcare, an end-of-life care provider based in Miami, has named Joel Wherley as chief operating officer. In this role, Wherley reports to VITAS CEO Nick Westfall and oversees the operations of the company’s 44 hospice programs in 14 states, which reach more than 16,300 patients daily. Wherley has 30 years […]

Movers & Shakers: Century Homecare, Vanderbilt Home Care Services

Century Homecare Names New CEO Century Homecare, a home health care provider based in Massachusetts, has named Milka Njoroge as its new CEO. The company’s previous CEO and Milka’s husband, James Njoroge, has transitioned to the role of chief information officer and will be taking on more responsibilities in a sister company, the Worcester Business Journal reported. […]

Business Briefs: 24Hr HomeCare Enters Into New Partnership

24Hr HomeCare and Partners in Care Foundation Form Partnership The San Fernando, California-based nonprofit community organization Partners in Care Foundation has partnered with 24Hr HomeCare to create Partners24. The arrangement is a private label partnership that offers in-home care services such as assistance with daily living activities, according to a press release. Patients of Partners24 […]

How Private Duty is Leveraging Patient Satisfaction

Once upon a time, a home care company could show its lower readmission rates among recently discharged patients and prove its value as a post-acute partner. Fast forward a few years later and readmission rates aren’t the only data point health care providers care about in the referral relationship fantasy. Patient satisfaction is coming more […]

HomeHero Closure Casts Shadow Over Home Care ‘Disrupters’

Millions of dollars in backing from seasoned venture funds and investors. Technology built to improve efficiencies and lower costs. And plenty of ambition. What does this combination add up to? In one recent case, it added up to a home care company that announced last week it was closing its doors for good. California-based HomeHero ceased its home […]

Business Briefs: Amedisys Closes on New Acquisition

Amedisys Finalizes Acquisition of Home Staff Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) subsidiary Associated Home Care has closed its acquisition of personal care provider Home Staff, LLC. Under the terms of the agreement, Associated Home Care acquired substantially all of the assets of Home Staff from Fallon Health and VNA Care Network, according to a press release. Always […]

Business Briefs: 24Hr HomeCare Pens JV With SNF

24Hr HomeCare Starts JV With SNF Provider of in-home caregiving services to seniors and the disabled, 24Hr HomeCare has entered into a joint venture with a Los Angeles-based skilled nursing facility (SNF), Guardian Rehabilitation Hospital, to form Continuum Homecare. Continuum Homecare is a non-medical in-home care division to extend care to patients in their homes. […]

Business Briefs: Two Philips Partnerships Take Home Care Tech to New Heights

Philips Enters Into Two Partnerships to Improve Health Care Tech Royal Philips (Nasdaq: PHG) recently entered into two partnerships with technology companies. Philips initiated its first collaboration with Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) to advance connected health across the entire health continuum. Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform will act as the medical device connectivity solution for Philips’ […]

24Hr HomeCare Expands Partnership with Uber

A West Coast-based home care provider has teamed up with a senior services company and Uber in a new on-demand transportation program. RideWith24, the new service established with 24Hr HomeCare and Uber, is just the latest example of home care companies partnering with ride service businesses in California and throughout the country. 24Hr HomeCare began […]