Rumored Amazon Pilot Would Target Hospital-to-Home Transitions

Two health systems are reportedly working with Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) and a startup called Xealth, with plans to launch a pilot program that could ease patients’ transition between hospital and home. “The idea behind the pilot, which is still under review and is slated to start in a matter of months, is to provide patients […]

Must-Read News: Recapping New Pre-Claim Proposal

Happy Monday, Home Health Care News audience. Start your week with our must-read news and see what headlines caught our eye across the web. Keep reading to see our top stories from last week. A home health aide became a hero after alerting resident of a multi-family home in Lynn, Massachusetts, that the residence was […]

Why Investors Might Be Too Obsessed with Health Care Startups

Home care startups have attracted millions of dollars in funding over the last few years, but investors may not be aware that these companies are operating at the “peripheries of the health care system,” according to a recent CNBC column. Specifically, venture capital investors tend to view health care startups like any other startup in terms of […]

Monday Briefing: Tom Price Confirmed as Secretary of HHS

In the wee hours of Friday morning, after an all night session, the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price M.D (R-GA) as the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Several industry organizations like the Partnership for Quality Home Healthcare and the American Health Care Association (AHCA)/ National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) are […]

Editor’s Picks: Regulations, Rules and Rising Rates

As 2016 starts winding down and the health care industry braces for changes likely to come with the incoming Trump administration, a few last-ditch laws are coming down the pike. We were sure to let our readers know which regulations could impact the home health and hospice industry, for better or for worse. We also […]