[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 […]

Business Briefs: MatrixCare Buys SigmaCare

MatrixCare Acquires EHR Vendor SigmaCare MatrixCare, a long-term care software services provider, has acquired SigmaCare, an electronic health record (EHR) technology vendor for the long-term post-acute care market. MatrixCare also provides EHR software. Its customer base includes about 12,000 facility-based care settings and more than 2,000 home care agency offices throughout the U.S. SigmaCare customers will immediately be […]

Movers & Shakers: VNAA’s New Board Members

VNAA Adds New Board Members The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) named new members to its board of directors: Ann Painter, senior vice president at Christina Care Home Health & Community Services; Michael Puskarich, CEO of Kenosha VNA; and Ray Darcey, president at Aurora Home. The association voted to appoint the three new board […]

Business Briefs: Sodexo Acquires UK Home Care Provider

Sodexo Expands Home Care Market in UK Quality of life services provider Sodexo has announced the acquisition of UK home care provider Prestige Nursing + Care. The acquisition will help expand Sodexo’s private-pay home care market in the UK, as well as build on the company’s brand Comfort Keepers, according to a press release Monday. […]