Homethrive Raises $18M to Fuel Expansion into Health Plans, Self-Insured Employer Market

Homethrive, a tech-enabled provider of non-medical care management and personal assistance services, has raised $18 million in a Series a funding round. The funding round was led by venture capital firm 7wireVentures and investment firm Pitango HealthTech.  Homethrive has earmarked the new funds to be used in a number of areas, Dave Jacobs, co-founder and […]

LHC Group Revs Its JV Engine; Papa Teams Up with HomeThrive

LHC Group and LifePoint Health cement JV partnership LHC Group Inc. (Nasdaq: LHCG) and LifePoint Health have further cemented their joint venture partnership with the purchases CMH Home Health Care, Casa de la Paz Hospice and St. Joseph Family Hospice. CMH Home Health Care is a home health provider that serves Clinton County, Ohio. Casa […]

Hospitals, Physicians Aren’t Screening for Social Determinants of Health

Addressing social determinants of health has become the topic of the moment in health care. Despite being a popular talking point and area of focus for home care agencies, many hospitals and physician practices aren’t screening for SDoH barriers. In fact, only 24% of hospitals and 16% of physician practices screen for recommended social determinants […]

Ford Racing into Health Care Transportation, Weighing Home Health Partnerships

As more companies look to address the social determinants that hinder health, transportation has largely risen to the forefront. Several unexpected, non-health care players are driving that high-octane focus — including Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F). One of the oldest and largest automakers in the U.S., Ford is entering the health care transportation game through […]

Concierge Services Company HomeThrive Partners with Envoy America for Transportation Support

Envoy America and HomeThrive announced Monday that the two companies are teaming up on a program offering transportation-plus-assistance and companionship services to older adults. The partnership comes as more companies look to address the social determinants that hinder care. “Transportation is one of the biggest challenges that family members have,” Dave Jacobs, co-founder and managing […]