How Medicare Advantage, Labor, AI Will Shape Home-Based Care In 2024

Home Health Care News recently spoke with 15 home-based care leaders for our annual “Executive Forecast” articles, which we published at the end of last year. Those executives’ responses covered a wide range of topics, and were surprisingly and refreshingly diverse. But, in the end, a few themes emerged. In part, these answers helped form […]

Home-Based Leaders Are Focusing On Culture, Creative Benefits To Mitigate Staffing Challenges

Workforce pressures are a constant variable in home-based care. But today’s issues require far different solutions than yesterday’s, providers believe. For Accurate Home Care, the biggest pain point isn’t retention, it’s recruiting new nurses to hire. “If I had 200 nurses show up in my parking lot, I would hire them all without interviewing them,” […]

Survival Instincts, Inevitable Tailwinds Will Guide Home-Based Care Providers Through Current Tough Times

There’s a confusing outlook right now for both providers of home care and home health care. More value, worth and attention is being placed on those respective industries than ever. But, all the while, providers are facing some of their toughest challenges as 2024 nears. The attention being placed on home-based care is not leading […]

2024 Executive Forecast: What 6 Top Home Health Leaders Expect Next Year

Staffing shortages, rate cuts and Medicare Advantage penetration will continue to be trends in the home health market in 2024. Those aren’t new. What is new, however, is how providers plan to combat the issues that stem from those trends. Home health leaders are focused on mitigating margin compression, utilizing more technology, leveraging artificial intelligence, […]

Amid Financial Market Turmoil, Big Players Look To Smaller, High-Quality Home Health Agencies To Grow

The drop in transaction volume at the high end of the home health market has cleared an interesting path for smaller standalone agencies. Investment experts are seeing strong demand and valuations for mom-and-pops, and those smaller providers are seeing it themselves. “The private equity platform companies that planned to exit over the last year and […]

Movers & Shakers: Accurate Home Care Names COO

Accurate Home Care Hires COO Accurate Home Care, LLC (AHC), based in Otsego, Minnesota, has named Bill English as chief operating officer. Accurate Home Care provides home health care services throughout Minnesota and was founded in 2002. In his new role, English will focus on company-wide system changes and honing company culture, according to a […]

Movers & Shakers: Accurate Home Care’s New President & CEO

Axxess Names Dennis Petroskey as Senior VP of Corporate Communications  Technology company Axxess has named Dennis Petroskey as senior vice president of corporate communications. In this role, he oversees all internal and external communications and messaging for the company. Prior to joining Axxess, Petroskey served as senior vice president of communications for the U.S. Travel […]

Inc. Names 13 Home Care Companies Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing

Buoyed by a growing demographic of Americans who want to age in place, home care companies are among the fastest-growing companies in the country, according to a recent ranking of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. In the most recent Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, 13 home care companies made the cut. It’s no surprise these companies snagged […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Home Instead’s New CEO, 3 Providers Merge

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Home Instead Appoints Jeff Huber as CEO Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care, a leading […]