Home Health Stays Hot with 21 M&A Deals in Q2

Home health merger and acquisition activity continued at a healthy clip in the second quarter of 2018, with 21 publicly announced deals. That’s up from 12 acquisitions in Q2 2017, according to newly released data from market intelligence firm Irving Levin & Associates. On a quarterly basis, deal volume dipped slightly; there were 23 publicly […]

Jordan, Great Lakes, National Home Health Rebrand as Elara Caring

Earlier this year, a three-way merger created one of the largest home health providers in the United States, and the combined company now is rebranding as “Elara Caring.” The merger, which closed in May, unites Jackson, Michigan-based Great Lakes Caring; Cromwell, Connecticut-based National Home Health Care; and Addison, Texas-based Jordan Health Services. Backed by private equity […]

Great Lakes, Jordan, National Home Health Name New CFO After Merger

Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care and Jordan Health Services have named a new chief financial officer for their freshly merged enterprise. Eric Slusser is taking over as CFO of the newly combined company, it announced Monday, less than a week after Michigan-based Great Lakes Caring, Connecticut-based National Home Health Care and Texas-based Jordan […]

M&A and Financing Newsflash: Great Lakes, Jordan, National Home Health Complete Mega Merger

Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care and Jordan Health Services Complete Combination  Michigan-based Great Lakes Caring, Connecticut-based National Home Health Care and Texas-based Jordan Health Services have completed their previously announced deal, finalizing the creation of one of the largest home-based care providers in the United States. The combined company brings together three market leaders […]

Must-Read News: Three-Way Merger Deal

Happy Monday, Home Health Care News readers. As we looked for any hints of spring in Chicago last week—and turned up empty-handed—we kept busy to bring you the latest news in the home health and home care industry. Catch up with our must-read news to see what you might have missed. A new innovation in […]

Great Lakes, Jordan, National Home Health Merge to Create Powerhouse Provider

Great Lakes Caring, National Home Health Care and Jordan Health Services are combining in a three-way merger, becoming one of the largest providers of home-based care in the United States. The company will have 221 locations across 15 states, serving about 63,000 patients each day and employing more than 31,000 people. Private equity firms Blue […]

Business Briefs: Ensign Acquisition, LHC Group

Ensign Group Acquires Nevada Hospice Operations The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG), the parent company of the Ensign group of skilled nursing, rehabilitative care services, home health care, hospice care and assisted living companies, has acquired a hospice provider serving Southern Nevada through a subsidiary of its home health and hospice portfolio, Cornerstone Healthcare, Inc. The […]

Movers & Shakers: Well Care Home Health, PreparedHealth

Well Care Home Health Appoints Kipple to New Senior Leadership Role Wilmington, North Carolina-based Well Care Home Health has appointed Robin Kipple, RN, BSN as its new senior director of population health and clinical integration. Well Care Home Health provides home care and nursing and rehabilitation services to residents throughout the state. In her new […]