Movers & Shakers: VNS of Connecticut, MatrixCare

Olson Named New President, CEO of VNS of Connecticut Visiting Nurse Services (VNS) of Connecticut, a non-profit provider of skilled home health and hospice services, has named Ann M. Olson, RN, BSN, as its new president and CEO. She succeeds William F. Sullivan, Jr., who retired after three decades in the position. Olson will oversee the […]

Business Briefs: Sodexo Acquires UK Home Care Provider

Sodexo Expands Home Care Market in UK Quality of life services provider Sodexo has announced the acquisition of UK home care provider Prestige Nursing + Care. The acquisition will help expand Sodexo’s private-pay home care market in the UK, as well as build on the company’s brand Comfort Keepers, according to a press release Monday. […]

How One Health System Achieved $1.9 Million in Readmission Savings

Helping patients with chronic conditions after a hospital discharge is a mounting problem, which is why one North Carolina-based health system turned to home care and telehealth services to reduce readmissions and lower costs. A recent study with FirstHealth of the Carolinas targeted patients who were ineligible for Medicare-certified home health services. The grant-funded initiative saved FirstHealth $1.9 million […]

Movers & Shakers: Care Advantage’s New CEO

Care Advantage Names New CEO William Mayes has been named the new CEO of Care Advantage, Inc., a multi-division health care company that provides skilled clinical care for patients in their homes in 14 agencies across Virginia, The Gleaner reported. Mayes has more than 30 years of relative healthcare experience, including 20 years of home […]

Business Briefs: 24Hr HomeCare Pens JV With SNF

24Hr HomeCare Starts JV With SNF Provider of in-home caregiving services to seniors and the disabled, 24Hr HomeCare has entered into a joint venture with a Los Angeles-based skilled nursing facility (SNF), Guardian Rehabilitation Hospital, to form Continuum Homecare. Continuum Homecare is a non-medical in-home care division to extend care to patients in their homes. […]

Business Briefs: Always Best Care Opens New Location

Always Best Care Announces New Franchise in California Non-medical in-home care provider franchise Always Best Care has opened a new franchise in Vacaville, California. The new location, which is owned and operated by local resident Rebecca Smith, will serve the Vacaville area as well as surrounding communities Fairfield, Suisun Valley, Cordelia, Green Valley and Rio Vista. […]

Business Briefs: US CareNet Lauches NavCare

US CareNet Announces Launch of NavCare Division National senior care services provider US CareNet announced the launch of their NavCare care management division. The new division provides chronic care and transitional care management, population health management and care coordination services for primary care providers as well as other health care providers throughout the country. “Chronic […]

Business Briefs: Brightree’s New CEO

Brightree Names New CEO Brightree, a durable home medical equipment, home health and hospice software provider, has named its new CEO on the heels of its recent acquisition by ResMedin April 2016. Brightree also named Bobby Ghoshal as COO. Matt Mellott will take over as CEO of the software company, replacing current CEO and president […]