Honor’s New Partnership for Ultra-Personal Home Care

A Silicon Valley home care startup that’s no stranger to innovation is making moves to provide the most personalized care for each and every client. San Francisco-based Honor has partnered with the National Parkinson Foundation, which has funded more than $189 million in Parkinson’s disease care, research and support services, to train its caregivers on the best […]

Editor’s Picks: Seniors Take Driverless Car for a Spin

This week, Home Health Care News readers heard why Kindred Healthcare isn’t satisfied being the largest home health provider in the country, how San Francisco-based Honor plans to tackle the Los Angeles market and where in the United States home care rates are rising most sharply. Here in the newsroom, we enjoyed 10 California seniors’ […]

How Honor is Gaining Cred in New LA Market

With investors’ eyes on innovations in home health, some startup businesses are commanding attention with big fundraising grabs. Honor, a San Francisco-based in-home care provider that has raised $20 million* in funding rounds, has recently expanded into its second marketplace. Home Health Care News spoke with Honor’s Steve Seigel, who is the new general manager […]

Can the Uber-ization of Home Health Survive?

With the role of technology in health care ever expanding, new direct-to-consumer models that bring services to patients at home are piquing the interest of corporate venture capital (CVC) partners and other investors. But the question remains as to whether the influence of technology in care models and what some are calling the sudden “Uber-ization” of home […]

Honor Partners With Health Care Heavyweights for Customized Services

Honor, a home care startup that secured a $20 million investment round last year, is aiming to provide more specialized care through a first-of-its kind partnership with the American Cancer Society. Three high-profile advisors also have been engaged to help Honor develop new offerings and initiatives, the San Francisco-based company announced today. “We see Honor […]

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 […]

Editor’s Picks: Honor Goes W-2, Addus’ New CEO

This week on Home Health Care News, readers learned about Addus’ new CEO and delved deeper into Amedisys’ M&A plans. They also discovered that home care startup Honor will be directly employing its caregivers moving forward as opposed to working with independent contractors, as well as how Almost Family is tackling CMS’ value-based purchasing model. […]

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 […]