After Empath Health, Trustbridge Complete Affiliation, ‘Home Health Is High On Priority List’

Last September, the post-acute providers Empath Health and Trustbridge signed a memorandum of understanding to begin an affiliation process. On Monday, that affiliation process was completed, forming the largest nonprofit post-acute provider organization in the state of Florida. Together, the organization will care for 5,000 patients daily and employ more than 5,000 staff members and […]

Transactions: Intermountain Health Acquires Advent Home Health; Empath, Trustbridge Pursue Affiliation

Advent Home Health joins Intermountain Health On Sept. 5, Intermountain Health announced that the Nevada-based Advent Home Health had officially joined its network.  The Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Health has a network that spans across Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Kansas. It has a health plan, 33 hospitals, 385 clinics and Intermountain at […]

Help at Home Appoints Chief Human Resources Officer; InnovAge Lands New CMO

Help at Home Help adds chief human resources officer The Chicago-based personal home care company Help at Home has named Lisa George as its new chief human resources officer. George has previously served in human resources leadership roles at Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH), Walmart (NYSE: WMT) and Campbell’s Soup (NYSE: CPB). Most recently, she was […]

[Updated] Vaccine Mandate Might Be Right Around the Corner for Home-Based Care Providers

Editor’s note (Aug. 26, 2021): The Department of Health, Codes Committee of the Public Health and Health Planning Council adopted the emergency regulation on Thursday. More information is available here. New York home-based care workers wondering if a COVID-19 vaccine mandate is around the corner will soon have an answer. On Thursday, the New York […]

AMN Healthcare Buys Synzi for $42.5M; Pennant Acquires Texas Home Health Provider

AMN scoops up Synzi Staffing powerhouse AMN Healthcare Services Inc. (NYSE: AMN) has completed its $42.5 million all-cash acquisition of full-service virtual care management company Synzi. The Dallas-based AMN offers workforce and staffing solutions across the health care continuum, from acute care hospitals and urgent care centers to home health agencies. It also delivers its […]

The Care Team Expands Footprint with InTeliCare Purchase; CareFinders Buys Union Home Care

The Care Team acquires InTeliCare Private equity-backed The Care Team has acquired InTeliCare Home Health & Hospice. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Farmington Hills, Michigan-based The Care Team is a home-based care provider that delivers a variety of services including nursing, therapy and hospice services across central and eastern Michigan. The […]

Home-Focused Health Care Organizations to Merge, Form New Enterprise with $300M in Gross Annual Revenue

Two Florida health systems, Empath Health and Stratum Health System, are merging. The two health care organizations revealed the news last week. Stratum Health System is the network that oversees and supports both Approved Home Health and Avidity Home Health, two agencies with multiple locations in southwest Florida. Empath Health, which focuses on patients with […]

Procura Acquires Suncoast as Home Health, Hospice Converge

Procura Healthcare Software—whose enterprise solutions are widely used by home health agencies—is gaining new scale, capabilities, and expertise in the hospice arena by acquiring Suncoast Solutions, the companies announced Thursday. The scale of the two companies makes it a noteworthy transaction, and the deal also is yet another sign of the increasing integration of post-acute, senior […]