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 […]

Home Care Providers Plan to Seize New Medicare Advantage Opportunity

Investors were bullish on home care on Tuesday, following news that Medicare Advantage (MA) plans would officially be allowed to cover non-skilled home care services starting in 2019. Care providers were excited as well, making the case that they are well-positioned to seize this opportunity, even as they are trying to determine its scope. The […]

AARP: Technology Wanted in Caregiver Hiring

There are roughly 40 million caregivers providing in-home care to loved ones and family members in the United States, and when these caregivers seek professional seek help from professional at-home caregivers, they overwhelmingly want to use technology to do it. That’s according to a recent study from AARP called Designing Technology for Caregivers: Understanding What Works […]

Home Health Crystal Ball: Executives Predict the Future of 2018

Around the nation, home care and home health executives are looking into 2018 with their eyes wide open. With major deals being announced at the end of the year, some are expecting greater M&A activity in the year ahead, while others are still on high alert over new regulations. “I believe 2018 will see the […]

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, […]

Honor Sees Senior Living Partnerships as Route to New Markets

Honor—part of a wave of tech-forward home care startups to raise large sums of capital in recent years—now is partnering with assisted living and other senior housing companies, and sees this is a potential way of entering new markets. After starting in San Francisco and raising a cool $20 million in Series A funding in […]

Honor of the Midwest: How a Chicago Startup is Taking on Home Care

Setting up a home care shop in Illinois is no easy feat, as one startup CEO found out. With no state budget in place for nearly two years, the business reality in Illinois left the startup, called Respect, in a pickle and facing a possible year-long delay to launch—despite the CEO’s personal connection to Gov. Bruce Rauner. After […]

Business Briefs: PreparedHealth Lands $4 Million in Investments

Investors Drop $4 Million on PreparedHealth  Some well-known investors have opened their wallets for a Chicago startup focused on social media and big data. PreparedHealth recently picked up $4 million from Chicago Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Beverly Capital and Meridian Street Capital, reports Crain’s Chicago Business. PreparedHealth’s signature product is an app called enTouch, […]

HomeHero Closure Casts Shadow Over Home Care ‘Disrupters’

Millions of dollars in backing from seasoned venture funds and investors. Technology built to improve efficiencies and lower costs. And plenty of ambition. What does this combination add up to? In one recent case, it added up to a home care company that announced last week it was closing its doors for good. California-based HomeHero ceased its home […]

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 […]