Hospital At Home, Home Infusion Remain Untapped Opportunities For Traditional Home-Based Care Providers

On Thursday, the American Journal of Infection Control released a troubling study on home infusion delivery. The study’s findings seem – at the surface – like bad news for care-at-home progress. But after speaking with one of the study’s co-authors, what I’ve found is an opportunity for home-based care providers. Some believe that home health […]

Top Home Care Trends For 2023

While the home health sector deals with rate cuts, the home care industry is fighting its own monetary battle: the rising cost of services. That’s just one dynamic that could change the way home care agencies do business in the new year. At the same time, providers are also investing in what they believe to […]

After Honor’s Acquisition, Some Home Instead Franchisees Aren’t Buying In – Yet

Anytime a company gets a new owner with a new vision, it’s almost inevitable there will be dissent. That’s even more likely when it comes to franchisers being bought up in home-based care, given the individual franchisee owners involved. There were multiple large-scale franchise acquisitions in 2021, and all with different sorts of acquirers. For […]

DispatchHealth, Home Instead Form Partnership To Deliver In-Home Acute Care

DispatchHealth and Home Instead have teamed up to offer clients of the latter access to in-home acute care. Originally launched as an in-home urgent care startup, Denver-based DispatchHealth delivers higher-acuity care – including offering hospital-level care – in the home. Meanwhile, Home Instead is a Omaha, Nebraska-based personal care franchise company that has 1,200 locations […]

The New Franchise Owners Who Have Made Home Care Their Second Act

More often than ever, professionals from other sectors are changing course, entering the home care industry and jump starting their careers by becoming franchisees. This new class of home care franchise owners brings with them backgrounds in law, hospitality, public relations and other areas. Since moving into the home care sector, many have been able […]

Why Home-Based Care Providers See Value in International Footprints

While the majority of their services and energy is concentrated in U.S. markets, a number of home-based care providers are continuing to see the value in participating in international markets. By providing services to countries around the world — whether directly or through franchisees — several U.S.-based companies have taken advantage of demand overseas by […]

Honor Unveils Honor Expert, Aims to Be ‘One-Stop Shop’ for Seniors

The home-based care technology company Honor on Wednesday unveiled “Honor Expert,” an online tool designed to be the liaison between seniors, their families and aging-related solutions. The goal: to be a “one-stop shop” for seniors looking for a variety of services, including home-based care. Honor Expert already has 14 national partners, including Amazon Business, Best […]