Business Briefs: Sodexo Acquires UK Home Care Provider

Sodexo Expands Home Care Market in UK Quality of life services provider Sodexo has announced the acquisition of UK home care provider Prestige Nursing + Care. The acquisition will help expand Sodexo’s private-pay home care market in the UK, as well as build on the company’s brand Comfort Keepers, according to a press release Monday. […]

How One Health System Achieved $1.9 Million in Readmission Savings

Helping patients with chronic conditions after a hospital discharge is a mounting problem, which is why one North Carolina-based health system turned to home care and telehealth services to reduce readmissions and lower costs. A recent study with FirstHealth of the Carolinas targeted patients who were ineligible for Medicare-certified home health services. The grant-funded initiative saved FirstHealth $1.9 million […]

Movers & Shakers: Care Advantage’s New CEO

Care Advantage Names New CEO William Mayes has been named the new CEO of Care Advantage, Inc., a multi-division health care company that provides skilled clinical care for patients in their homes in 14 agencies across Virginia, The Gleaner reported. Mayes has more than 30 years of relative healthcare experience, including 20 years of home […]

Business Briefs: Always Best Care Opens New Location

Always Best Care Announces New Franchise in California Non-medical in-home care provider franchise Always Best Care has opened a new franchise in Vacaville, California. The new location, which is owned and operated by local resident Rebecca Smith, will serve the Vacaville area as well as surrounding communities Fairfield, Suisun Valley, Cordelia, Green Valley and Rio Vista. […]

Business Briefs: US CareNet Lauches NavCare

US CareNet Announces Launch of NavCare Division National senior care services provider US CareNet announced the launch of their NavCare care management division. The new division provides chronic care and transitional care management, population health management and care coordination services for primary care providers as well as other health care providers throughout the country. “Chronic […]

Editor’s Picks: Health Providers Sync Up

This week, Home Health Care News readers were hot on the story of how one home health agency was able to cut hospital readmission rates by 75%. Readers were also into some of the dire consequences related to poor medication management by home health agencies and how one state has taken an innovative approach to […]

How One Home Health Provider Cut Readmissions 75%

Getting patients to comply with care instructions, whether following a specific diet plan or taking medications at the right time, is one of the biggest challenges for the home health industry. It’s also one of the leading causes of hospital readmissions and an issue that innovative startup businesses are taking on. Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) […]