Disrupt Podcast #31: Brent Korte, Chief Home Care Officer at EvergreenHealth

EvergreenHealth Home Care has more experience dealing with the coronavirus than any other agency in the country. It’s been battling the COVID-19 virus since February, when the first positive case popped up in the Seattle area, where the home health provider is based. In this episode of Disrupt, you’ll hear from Brent Korte, chief home […]

Newfound Recognition of Home-Based Care Amid COVID-19 Could Benefit Regulatory Advocacy

A growing number of media outlets have recently declared home-based care the new front line of the coronavirus. While the recognition is well deserved, there’s nothing new about in-home care providers’ efforts.  Agencies have been braving the COVID-19 battlefield since the beginning, pulling patients from skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) and overburdened hospitals to care for […]

First Home Health Provider to Face COVID-19 Sees Sharp Increase in LUPAs, Decrease in Therapy

EvergreenHealth Home Care has been dealing with the coronavirus longer than just about any other home health care agency in the country. Back in February, its affiliated hospital treated the first positive COVID-19 patient to die in the U.S. Since then, Brent Korte — the not-for-profit’s chief home care officer — has been firefighting the […]

Movers & Shakers: McBee Announces Dordick as New President

McBee Looks Internally for New President McBee Associates has a new—but familiar—incoming president to help guide the health care services and consulting firm as it adapts to a shifting value-driven landscape and new payment models for post-acute spaces. Executive Vice President Mike Dordick has been promoted to president of the Wayne, Pennsylvania-based McBee, the firm […]