Home Health Apps Take Cues from Facebook to Cut Readmissions

When it comes to engaging caregivers and family members in a patient’s home health care, emulating popular social media platforms may be the way to go. Two innovative mobile solutions for at-home caregivers have taken cues from social media and achieved demonstrable success in reducing hospital readmissions. A Facebook Feed for Home Health? Glenview, Illinois-based […]

Business Briefs: CareCentrix, Vistria Group

CareCentrix Extends Contract with Cigna CareCentrix, a company that provides support and coordination for patients and their families that need home health care services, has extended its contract with Cigna, a global health service company and CareCentrix’s longest standing client since 1996. The contract extension is for two years, and will continue to give Cigna’s […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Procura’s New CEO

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Josh Luke Joins Health Dimensions Group as National Advisor  Health Dimensions Group (HDG) recently announced that Josh Luke has […]

eCaring Raises $3.5 Million to Develop Aging in Place Tech

New York-based health care IT company eCaring recently secured $3.5 million in Series A funding earmarked for development of home health technology geared toward aging in place. The fundraising round was led by venture capital firm Ascent Biomedical Ventures and private investor Stephen Jackson, who will join eCaring’s board. The company has a cloud-based home care […]