Top 10 Home Health and Hospice Providers

Despite regulatory and operational challenges within the home health and hospice industries, competition remains strong, as evidenced in Chicago-based research firm LexisNexis’ 2017 Top 100 Home Health and Hospice Agencies Rankings. The 2017 rankings were compiled by LexisNexis Risk Solutions utilizing 2016 medical claims and patient volume data from the company’s proprietary “MarketView” claims database, […]

How Caregivers Can Make a Top-Notch First Impression with Clients

Nearly every in-home care provider would agree that making a good first impression with a client or patient is vitally important to the relationship. Sometimes, though, that’s easier said than done. That’s why many agencies, such as Amedisys (Nasdaq: AMED), Silverado, 24Hr HomeCare, and Marquis Companies, spend time and money training caregivers how to make positive connections with clients and […]

Movers & Shakers: Salus Homecare, Mediware

Ortiz Appointed Community Liaison for Salus Homecare Orange County Irvine, California-based Salus Homecare has added Missie Ortiz to its team as its community liaison, the home care and home health agency announced. Ortiz brings more than 25 years of health care experience to the team, working in various roles, including care management, home health aide, skilled nursing […]

Bayada Tackles Caregiver ‘Bench Time’ with Technology

The caregiver shortage is frequently named as the top challenge for home-based care providers, which is why technology companies in the space are making a push for tools to help solve the issue. One such company, Swift Shift, has teamed up with one of the nation’s biggest home health care providers, New Jersey-based Bayada Home Health […]

Three Ways to Beat the Home Health Labor Shortage

It’s clear the home health and home care industries are facing a labor shortage. What isn’t as clear is what companies can do about it. That’s not to say industry professionals aren’t trying to solve the problem, however. A panel of experts that included Bayada Home Health Care’s chief recruitment officer shared winning recruitment strategies for post-acute providers […]

Monday Briefing: Bayada in Transition

It feels like summertime here in our home base of Chicago. To kick off another gorgeous-looking week, take a minute to read our Monday Briefing and stay up to date on the latest news in the industry. Last week, HHCN caught up with Mark Baiada, president and founder of Bayada Home Health Care, to hear […]

Bayada CEO: Transition to Nonprofit is ‘An Adventure’

When one of the nation’s largest home health care providers announced it was going to give away the business, the move was seen largely as one to keep the company sustainable as it passed onto the next generation of leadership. David Baiada, the company’s current chief operating officer, is expected to take over as president in […]

Editor’s Take: ElevatingHome’s Place in the Home Care Universe

Since the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) announced last month it was creating a new parent organization, its leaders have elaborated further on the new group’s lofty, and laudable, goals. However, the organization also is currently absent of a clear strategy, leaving its place among other, existing associations up in the air. With a […]