Movers & Shakers: Addus’ New Board Members

Addus HomeCare Adds Two to Board of Directors Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS) has named Susan T. Weaver, M.D., and Darin J. Gordon to its board of directors. Weaver serves at the CEO of C3Healthcare Rx, a health care services company, and formerly served as the chief medical officer at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of […]

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 […]

Hometeam Bucks Conventional Wisdom to Start Taking Medicaid

Hometeam will now be accepting Medicaid in New York City, becoming the first of a new breed of home care companies to tap the government insurance program for low-income individuals. Founded in 2013, Hometeam came out of stealth mode last year and announced an $11 million funding round. Since then, it has continued to secure […]

Movers & Shakers: ResCare Hires Kindred Exec. as President, CEO

ResCare Hires Kindred Executive as President, CEO ResCare, a home health care provider based in Louisville and the nation’s largest private provider of services to people with disabilities, has named Jon Rousseau as its new president and CEO, replacing CEO Ralph Gronefiled, Jr., who is retiring. Rousseau is moving from Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND), one […]

Editor’s Picks: ClearCare’s $60 Million Funding

This week, Home Health Care News readers learned what ClearCare’s CEO thinks its $60 million funding round means for competitors like Honor and Hometeam, why two U.S. Senators are calling for a delay of the home health pre-claim review demonstration launch, and why one California-based home care company has branched into senior living. HHCN will […]

CEO: $60 Million ClearCare Funding Puts Honor, Hometeam on Notice

Home care software company ClearCare has secured a $60 million funding round, led by global investment firm Battery Ventures. The investment is a vote of confidence not only in this company but in the well-established home care franchises and independent, locally-owned agencies that use the ClearCare product—and a shot across the bow of tech-forward, startup rivals […]

Movers & Shakers: Hometeam’s New Hire

Hometeam Hires Ashish Prashar as Director of Communications and Policy Hometeam, a New York-based in-home care services provider well-known for its technology platform, hired Ashish Prashar as its new director of communications and policy. In his new role, Prashar will report directly to Hometeam’s CEO and Founder Josh Bruno. He will take over the day-to-day […]

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 […]

Home Health a Top Target by Corporate Venture Capital

Home health is a top target by corporate venture capitals (CVCs) making big investments in digital health, according to a recent survey. With CVCs on the rise, entrepreneurs innovating in the home health space should consider them as a newer, natural investment partner. “As much as big companies have figured out a lot of [health […]