BrightStar Enters Canada with ‘Ambitious’ Franchise Plans

One of the nation’s largest franchise home care businesses is expanding into its first international market. BrightStar Care, a Chicago-based private duty home care services provider with more than 300 locations across the country, is stepping into Canada. The company’s expansion will be led my BrightStar’s Michael Shneer, who will own and operate the first […]

Editor’s Picks: ACOs Save $466 Million

This week, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced Medicare Accountable Care Organizations saved more than $466 million in 2015, surpassing shared savings in 2014. Other highlights of the week include a Harvard pilot study that utilized a checklist for caregivers, enabling them to track changes in patients’ conditions and potentially monitor and […]

Inc. Names 13 Home Care Companies Among Nation’s Fastest-Growing

Buoyed by a growing demographic of Americans who want to age in place, home care companies are among the fastest-growing companies in the country, according to a recent ranking of the top 5,000 fastest-growing private companies. In the most recent Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 5000 list, 13 home care companies made the cut. It’s no surprise these companies snagged […]