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 […]

Business Briefs: Acquisition Activity Heats Up in Texas

Jordan Health Services Acquires Transition Management Company Home health and hospice provider Jordan Health Services has acquired Dallas-based CareCycle Solutions to provide personal care, case management, skilled nursing, pediatric and hospice services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana, Freestone County Times reports. CareCycle’s mission is to reduce preventable hospitalizations by managing their transition through various […]

Business Briefs: Bethany HomeHealth Shuts Down Without Notice

Bethany HomeHealth Abruptly Closes All Locations Plano, Texas-based Bethany HomeHealth Services has closed all 19 of its offices and did not provide a warning or reason for doing so, The Longview News-Journal reported. The company did share they were closing its offices in Longview, Carthage, Lufkin, Nacogdoches and Texarkana, but on Monday it appeared all locations […]

How Home Care Can Win a Role With ACOs

Home care is rapidly changing, opening doors for the industry to become a valuable partner in accountable care organizations (ACOs). While home care isn’t necessarily invited to the ACO table as a matter of course, many companies are positioning themselves for the future by marketing themselves as a driver of cost savings and better health […]

Home Care Merger Expands Healthcare Innovations, Jordan Health’s Reach

Home health services providers Jordan Health Services and Healthcare Innovations Private Services recently announced a merger of the two organizations, which will now serve around 22,000 patients in 61 locations throughout Texas and Oklahoma.  Jordan Health Services is based in Dallas, Texas, while Healthcare Innovations is the largest case management and Medicaid home health services […]

Texas’ Jordan Health Services Merges with Dominion Care Home Health

San Antonio’s Dominion Care Home Health has taken on the name Jordan Health Services (JHS), after the companies merged earlier this month.  The merger, made official Aug. 13, is seen by JHS as an opportunity for the company to expand in the San Antonio market and increase its home care patient base. Both companies also […]