Hospitals, Physicians Aren’t Screening for Social Determinants of Health

Addressing social determinants of health has become the topic of the moment in health care. Despite being a popular talking point and area of focus for home care agencies, many hospitals and physician practices aren’t screening for SDoH barriers. In fact, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician practices screen for recommended social determinants […]

Home Care Executive Forecast: 2019 Trends, Challenges, Opportunities

From an ongoing labor crunch to evolving Medicare Advantage opportunities, U.S. home care providers face numerous challenges but also exciting opportunities heading into 2019. Many private-duty players anticipate tech investments and increasing integration with the overall health care system, as revealed in these forecasts from CEOs and upper level executives. In 2019, older adults and […]

How Family Members Can Become MVPs on Home Health Care Teams

Family caregivers can be a vital part of an overall home health care strategy, especially as more baby boomers begin to age and the in-home care industry continues to deal with labor shortages. Already, some acute care providers are engaging more with patients’ family members to help educate them about follow-up care in the home, […]

Disrupt—Alliance CEO on How Wrap-Around Home Care Drives Hospital Referrals

After a 14-year career in finance, Gregory Solometo founded Alliance Homecare. Today, the company is building on its reputation for providing high-end services as it expands in and beyond the nation’s largest metropolitan area. Based in Manhattan, Alliance’s service area includes New York City and the nearby counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland and Westchester, and […]

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 […]

Must-Read News: Edgy Ads, Medicare Changes

Judging by the most-read stories on Home Health Care News in the last week, industry stakeholders might have spent their Presidents Day weekend reviewing recent federal policy changes. Specifically, readers are trying to wrap their minds around the recently passed federal spending bill—which included a new Medicare payment model, among other home health provisions. At […]

High-End Home Care Model Pays Off for Alliance

With its dense and diverse population and sky-high real estate costs, New York City is a unique home care market that has given rise to some innovative business models. Alliance Homecare is one example. The company has more than doubled its revenue in recent years, in part by leveraging partnerships with other organizations to serve […]

Movers & Shakers: Louisville Healthcare CEO Council, Savii Care

Louisville Healthcare CEO Council Appoints Day as President Health care industry veteran Tammy York Day has been appointed president of the Louisville Healthcare CEO Council (LHCC), effective January 9. The council is a partnership of Louisville, Kentucky-based health care leaders, with the goal of revolutionizing the city’s health care economy. Among the members are some notable home […]