Transactions: Dover Health Expands Through Acquisition; Parkview Forms JV With CommonSpirit Health at Home

Dover expands footprint Dover Health is expanding its footprint into Illinois. The company has acquired Centered Care Hospice and Palliative Care, and Cornerstone Home Health. Through the acquisitions, Dover Health will now serve Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake and Will counties in Illinois. Dover Health is a health care organization that offers […]

Home Health Providers, Staff In For ‘Rude Awakening’ Following Public Health Emergency Expiration

Though it sometimes may not feel like it, the expiration of the public health emergency (PHE) will, one day, come. And when it does, that will have ramifications on home health providers specifically, and home-based care more generally. With the declaration came a handful of waivers and flexibilities meant to alleviate the harsh impacts of […]

Transactions: CommonSpirit Health at Home Locations Are Up For Sale; Bayada and Jefferson Form JV Agreement

CommonSpirit Health looks to sell part of its home health operations CommonSpirit Health is in talks to transfer ownership of its home health operations in Minnesota and North Dakota to an undisclosed third party, according to recently released financial documents. Currently, CommonSpirit Health operates more than 1,500 care sites and 140 hospitals across 21 states. […]

How CommonSpirit Reduced Medicare Spending by $136M

CommonSpirit Health carved out $136 million in savings to Medicare for 2020, while also improving overall outcomes for hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries, the company recently announced. CommonSpirit Health is a participant in the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP), which began back in 2012 after being designed by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

How CommonSpirit Health at Home Launched a 27-Market Telehealth Program in 2 Weeks

For the home health industry, 2020 was the year agencies unquestionably embraced telehealth. Amid the COVID-19 emergency, virtual visits have become a key tool utilized in the delivery of care. One company, CommonSpirit Health at Home, has long recognized the value of telehealth. Prior to the COVID-19 emergency, CommonSpirit Health at Home had plans to […]

Disrupt Podcast #39: Trisha Crissman of CommonSpirit Health at Home

The 39th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! Formerly CHI Health at Home, CommonSpirit Health at Home is a Milford, Ohio-based health care organization that provides home care, home infusion, home respiratory care, hospice and medical transportation services. As with most home health providers, COVID-19 has become the “new normal” for CommonSpirit. Throughout […]

CommonSpirit Health at Home Beefs Up Telehealth Offerings Amid COVID-19

Throughout the COVID-19 public health emergency, telehealth has emerged as a key solution for home health providers looking to curb the spread of the coronavirus and preserve personal protective equipment (PPE) amid a national shortage. CommonSpirit Health at Home — already no stranger to telehealth tools — recently announced that it has expanded its virtual […]