Movers & Shakers: Traditions Health Names New CFO, Blue Wolf Capital Expands Operating Team

Traditions Health Names New Chief Financial Officer Alan Blakeney is joining Traditions Health, LLC, a home health and hospice provider in Texas and California, as its new chief financial officer. College Station, Texas-based Traditions is a holding company that focuses on the health care industry and related businesses, including home health, hospice and online policy […]

Movers & Shakers: Humana Appoints Regional President

Humana Names Former Home Health Exec as Regional President Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) appointed Matt Berger as regional vice president for Humana’s Louisiana and Mississippi Medicare markets, effective March 18. Berger has served in regional finance roles for Humana, including four years as its Medicare Central Division chief financial officer in Louisiana. Prior to joining […]

Pilot Program Uses Laymen to Fill Care Gaps for Home Health

As the pressure rises on home health workers and and other health systems for a growing population of patients, one provider is piloting a program to fill the gaps not with caregivers, but with regular people. The program employs LifeCourse, a new project from Minnesota-based health care provider Allina Health LifeCourse is a late life […]

Allina Health Teams With Care Providers on Home Care Transition Model

Three health care providers are teaming up to create a transitional care model to provide post-acute care patients with a clinically enhanced environment that’s still conducive to facilitating a smooth transition between the hospital and home.  Allina Health, Benedictine Health System (BHS) and Presbyterian Homes & Services (PHS) are collaborating to combine their hospital-based acute […]

Allina Health To Acquire ConnectCare

Minnesota’s Allina Health announced earlier this month its acquisition of non-profit home health company ConnectCare, in an effort to help expand ConnectCare’s resources and ensure the company’s longevity.  ConnectCare previously operated as a collaboration between Minnesota’s Hutchinson Area Health Care and Glencoe Regional Health Services, providing home and hospice care to both communities through its […]