Senior Helpers CEO ‘Bullish’ on Opportunities in 2017

With a new private equity partner on board, Senior Helpers is looking forward to a growth year in 2017. New programs and entry into new markets should give Timonium, Maryland-based Senior Helpers, one of the nation’s largest home care franchise companies, an even larger footprint and more sway across the health care continuum, co-founder and […]

Startup Secures $3.1 Million to Help Families Hire Caregivers Directly

Another app-based home care solution has burst onto the scene, and with $3.1 million in funding to boot. But this one—San Francisco-based Kindly Care—isn’t out to replace the home care agencies in its markets, according to its co-founder and CEO Igor Lebovic. Instead, it’s out to capture the clients home care agencies can’t. This strategy is different from […]

Honor Raises Additional $42 Million

Home care startup Honor has announced an eye-popping $42 million funding grab. The company gained attention with a $20 million round last year, and is known for its on-demand services, prominent investors, and its high-profile founder with Google ties. California-based Honor raised the capital in a Series B funding led by Thrive Capital, a New […]

HomeHero Shifting Gears with New Hospital Partnership

One home care startup that has grabbed headlines with its eye-catching funding numbers and innovative technology platform is shifting gears in a new partnership to expand its services. Santa Monica, Califonia-based HomeHero has partnered with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the largest non-profit academic medical center in the western United States, to create the Safe Transition Home program […]

Editor’s Picks: HomeHero, LHC Group and Miss Snuffles

This week, Home Health Care News readers learned why the CEO of LHC Group describes his company as “non-acute.” Readers were also intrigued by a study that saw readmissions fall by 40% thanks to remote monitoring, and learned more about HomeHero’s latest moves. Here in the newsroom, we are considering getting our own 185-pound therapy […]

HomeHero Creates ‘Collaborative’ to Reduce Hospital Readmissions

Last year saw home care startups snag major funding rounds, winning over investors with plans to use technology to match caregivers with clients and bring more data collection and analysis to the sector. Now, these startups are evolving into more complex, differentiated companies. The latest moves come from HomeHero, which on Tuesday announced it is […]

House Calls Startup to Accept Medicare

TrueCare24, a startup offering house calls and telehealth services, now is accepting Medicare and has launched a subscription service. “While other services have catered to demographics with disposable income, TrueCare24’s vision is to make care accessible and convenient care for all,” CEO Leonid Popov stated in a press release Tuesday. As alluded to in the […]

Honor to Directly Employ Home Care Workers

Home care startup Honor—which grabbed headlines by raising $20 million from investors last year—will be directly employing its caregivers going forward, rather than working with them on an independent contractor basis. Under their new status, Honor’s in-home caregivers now will receive health insurance and benefits such as workers’ compensation and paid sick leave, as well […]

Hometeam Scores $27.5 Million from Investors

After a year in which home care startups secured eye-popping sums from investors, 2016 has started out with yet another extraordinary funding: New York-based Hometeam on Monday announced a $27.5 million Series B round. Venture-growth equity fund Oak HC/FT joined existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures and Recruit Strategic Partners in this round. The capital […]

The Biggest Home Health Care News of 2015

Home Health Care News kept readers on the forefront of breaking news throughout the home health and home care industry in 2015. The year was marked by rapidly-changing regulations and a booming emergence of app-based caregiving services. From policy changes to major acquisitions and reports on the biggest players in the industry, here’s a list […]