Even With The PHE’s End, Home Health Providers See Significant ROI In RPM Programs

The pandemic resulted in a rise of remote patient monitoring (RPM) utilization and a business boon for health care technology companies. Now that the public health emergency (PHE) has ended, most providers don’t believe it will kill RPM’s home health momentum. Throughout the pandemic, RPM technology was a tool that allowed home health providers to […]

Health System Giant Lee Health Expands In-Home Care Capabilities

One of Florida’s largest nonprofit public health systems — Lee Health — is beefing up its virtual- and at-home care capabilities. Lee Health’s virtual health program focuses on patients with congestive heart failure (CHF),chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and hypertension, as well as post cardio-thoracic surgery patients. “This is the population that has chronic needs, […]

Why the ROI of Telehealth Is Worth It, No Matter the Reimbursement

The future of telehealth is confusing for home health care providers. And it has left many scratching their heads, wondering how much they should invest into virtual care models.  On one hand, telehealth usage skyrocketed over the last two years. And no matter how much that usage stabilizes post-pandemic, it will likely never return to […]

LLR Partners Backs Health Recovery Solutions in Series C

Health Recovery Solutions (HRS) — the telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) solutions company that specializes in the home setting — has raised additional capital as part of its Series C round. The Series C was led by LLR Partners, with previous investor Edison Partners also participating. HRS did not disclose its fundraising total for […]

Thanks to Home Care Providers, Telehealth Is Turning into a $250B Industry

Telehealth vendors experienced a major business boom last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many believe the increased demand will stick around in 2021, too, driven by a need to constantly monitor vulnerable populations in the home setting. Synzi — a St. Petersburg, Florida-based company that provides virtual visit and messaging tools via its telehealth […]

Los Angeles Home Health Agency Using Telehealth to Drive Patient Referrals

Another home health provider is turning to telehealth — and it’s hoping the move will drive further growth. American Homecare Health Services (AHHS), a Los Angeles-based home health agency, recently decided to adopt a telehealth solution to help expand its census and differentiate itself from area competitors. AHHS decision-makers also believed telehealth would better serve […]

How MedStar Health Went from 10 Virtual Visits Per Week — to 4,000 Per Day

Before COVID-19 began spreading across the U.S., MedStar Health was scheduling about 10 telehealth visits per week. During the height of COVID-19, that number increased to nearly 4,000 visits — per day. “Things have tailed off, but [they] certainly won’t ever go back to where they were,” David Brennan, MedStar’s director of telehealth initiatives, said […]

Introducing the 2020 HHCN Changemakers Class

The U.S. health care system’s ongoing shift toward the home is changing how, when and where care services are delivered. Within this constantly evolving landscape, the home health and home care industries have turned to Changemakers for direction. Among their accomplishments, such mavericks of change are embracing new payment models, reshaping the in-home care market […]