Coronavirus Daily Update: Home Health Agencies Dominate PPP Loans; Florida Shatters COVID-19 Records

During this critical time, Home Health Care News remains committed to bringing you all the essential news related to home-based care operations. At the same time, we also recognize the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to our regular content, we’ll continue to highlight industry-related developments and mitigation strategies in this rolling bulletin. What […]

Voices: John Sozio, Director of Professional Services, MatrixCare

This article is sponsored by MatrixCare. In this Voices interview, Home Health Care News sits down with MatrixCare Director of Professional Services John Sozio to learn about his work in continuous improvement in health care and why the Lean Six Sigma philosophy of continuous improvement, designed for manufacturing, works well in health care. During the […]

Coronavirus Daily Update: HHS Releases New Provider Relief Fund Guidance

During this critical time, Home Health Care News remains committed to bringing you all the essential news related to home-based care operations. At the same time, we also recognize the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to our regular content, we’ll continue to highlight industry-related developments and mitigation strategies in this rolling bulletin. What […]

[Webinar] Emerging Trends Are Driving Need for Improved Interoperability

Register NowTime: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTDate: Tuesday, Oct. 29 From PDGM to palliative care, the industry is experiencing a shift – can the current state of interoperability keep up? This presentation and roundtable discussion will feature industry experts on emerging trends that are driving the need for improved interoperability. Learn how implementing an […]

[Webinar] Emerging Trends Are Driving Need For Improved Interoperability

Register NowTime: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. CTDate: Tuesday, Oct. 29 From PDGM to palliative care, the industry is experiencing a shift – can the current state of interoperability keep up? This presentation and roundtable discussion will feature industry experts on emerging trends that are driving the need for improved interoperability. Learn how implementing an […]

WellSky Taps Fazzi Head as CCO; Collective Medical Hires New Leadership

WellSky Creates, Fills New Position WellSky, a health and community care technology company backed by TPG Capital, has named a new chief clinical officer. Fazzi Associates President Tim Ashe will hold the newly created position, in which Ashe will guide meaningful patient outcomes, combining technology and clinical care. Ashe will continue to serve as president […]

Brightree Owner ResMed to Acquire MatrixCare for $750 Million

Health care technology company ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MatrixCare for $750 million. The purchase price represents a valuation multiple of 25 times the expected calendar year 2018 pro forma EBITDA of $30 million for MatrixCare. The move allows ResMed to expand across the continuum of care, strategically […]

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 […]

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: Mediware Finalizes Kinnser Acquisition

Mediware Closes Acquisition of Kinnser Software Mediware Information Systems, a health care software provider, finalized the acquisition of Kinnser Software, a provider of software for home health and hospice providers. The transaction, backed by TPG Capital, also included Kinnser CEO Chris Hester joining Mediware’s senior leadership team, according to a press release. The acquisition was initially announced […]