ComForCare Partnering with Kindred at Home

Kindred at Home, the largest provider of home health and hospice services in the U.S., has signed a preferred partnership agreement with ComForCare. The partnership is a part of ComForCare’s strategic plan to build relationships with providers across the health care continuum in order to serve seniors in a more holistic way, according to the […]

Humana Sees Potential Role for Kindred in New Walgreens Initiative

Insurance giant Humana (NYSE: HUM) is rolling out senior-focused primary care clinics in some Walgreens pharmacies and believes that its Kindred at Home division could bring added value. “Does [Walgreens’] combination of brand, geography, familiarity, comfort — does that create a step-change in customers’ willingness to engage with us, whether in the store or virtually?” Humana […]

Other Providers Can Now Tap Kindred’s ‘Lacuna Health’ Care Management Capabilities

A subsidiary of Kindred Healthcare is expanding to help home health providers, skilled nursing facilities and other post-acute care providers deliver on promises of patient-centered care. The subsidiary—Lacuna Health—publicly announced its name and mission on Thursday. Officially formed in January of this year, Lacuna Health is wholly-owned by Louisville, Kentucky-based Kindred Healthcare, standing as a separate […]

Health Care Execs Pick Amazon as Most Likely Industry Disruptor

Health care executives anticipate that Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) is much more likely to shake up the current status quo than other potential disruptors, such as Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL), Google (Nasdaq: GOOGL) and Walmart (NYSE: WAL). Reaction Data, a full-service research platform for health care organizations, recently surveyed about 100 top executives with hospitals and other […]

Humana Highlights Home Health’s Value in Reducing Hospital Readmissions

Insurance giant Humana, Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is touting the value of its home health business—and its ability to prevent costly hospital readmissions and streamline transitions of care. Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana highlighted its home health line, Humana At Home, in its latest corporate social responsibility report, released on Wednesday. In 2017, Humana At Home served nearly […]