Honor Raises $50 Million to Target Hundreds of New Partners

California-based Honor has raised another $50 million is a Series C funding, bringing the home care startup’s total funding to $115 million. The funding comes as the company has pivoted its business, from operating as a private duty home care provider to becoming a technology and operations partner for a growing network of in-home care […]

Must-Read News: Health Care Employment Rises

Start your week with our must-read news—see what caught our eye around the web, and keep reading to see our top stories from last week. The unemployment rate in the United States recently reached just 3.9%—a tight labor market. In April, the share of new health care jobs also reached a new high, with 24,400 […]

New Hometeam CEO Leads Dual-Eligible Business Plan

New York-based home care startup company Hometeam has named Randy Klein as its new CEO. Klein takes the helm just several weeks after former CEO and founder Josh Bruno stepped down. The leadership change comes after Hometeam, which provides services in New York and New Jersey and has raised more than $43 million in investment […]

U.K. Home Care Startup Accused of Posting Fake Reviews Online

Since launching in 2016, U.K. home care startup Cera Care, which pairs patients with in-home caregivers, has locked in more than $4 million in venture funding and garnered widespread praise. But now, it’s being accused of crafting fake reviews online and lying about key health partnerships, Bloomberg Technology reported Thursday. Citing “three people with knowledge of […]

Hometeam CEO to Step Down as Company Goes All-In on Medicaid

Josh Bruno is preparing to step down as CEO of Hometeam, the New York-based home care startup that he founded. The company’s president, Matt Marcotte, also has left the company after a five-month stint, as Hometeam is shifting its business model. Hometeam confirmed the executive shakeup to Home Health Care News on Friday, following an […]

Collaboration is Key to Digital Health Solutions

The home care space has recently seen a number of startups take risks and bet on the role of digital solutions in improving seniors’ quality of life and independence at home. But digital solutions need to be designed and rolled out effectively by stakeholders working together to realize their full potential, according to a recent report from HealthXL, […]

Hometeam Hires Former Apple Exec As President, Adds CTO

New York-based home care startup company Hometeam has once again expanded its executive team, with the addition of two heavy-hitters from the retail and technology space. Matt Marcotte has been named President, while Julie Stern has been named chief technology officer—both new positions for Hometeam. Marcotte comes from the retail industry, including executive roles at […]

Hometeam Snags Refinery29’s CFO, Adds Compliance Officer

New York-based home care startup Hometeam has added new executive positions as the company continues to expand and hit new growth thresholds. Hometeam named Tom Etergino its first chief financial officer (CFO) and Thomas Seaman as general counsel and chief compliance officer (CCO). Etergino, who will oversee all financial matters for Hometeam, joins the company […]

Washington Post Spotlights Plight of Home Health Aides

A lack of paid family leave is having an impact on the plight of home care workers, according to a recent article in The Washington Post. Maya Warren, a home health aide with Washington-based medical staffing company Maxim Healthcare Services, will return to work less than two weeks after giving birth, according to the Post. […]

Business Briefs: LHC Group, Hometeam

Hometeam to Offer 12 Weeks Paid Maternity Leave New York-based home care startup Hometeam has announced it will offer 12 weeks of paid family leave for its caregivers who are the primary carer, male or female. The company is also offering two weeks of paid family leave for child-caring partners. The paid family leave is for caregivers who have […]