At-Home Heart Rehab Remains an Untapped Market for Home Health Providers

Despite the fact that cardiac rehabilitation leads to better outcomes for heart attack survivors, only one in five patients currently go down that path. Home-based cardiac rehab programs could be the answer to increasing participation — improving survival rates and presenting ample business opportunity for home health care providers at the same time. That’s according […]

Mayo Clinic Health System Continues to Shrink Home Health Footprint

The Mayo Clinic Health System is shuttering its home health care services in two Minnesota markets. Mayo Clinic Health System plans to phase out its home health care services in Albert Lea and Red Wing, Minnesota, by June 30, the Rochester, Minnesota-based nonprofit research and health provider announced last Friday in a press release. The organization will transition care […]

Mayo Clinic Launches Telemedicine Pilot Using Walk-In Kiosks

As part of its overall effort to reduce health care costs and improve access to medical services, the Mayo Clinic announced last week a new telemedicine pilot project involving private kiosks, reports indicate.  The pilot, called Mayo Clinic Health Connection, will be offered through its HealthSpot platform, which includes cloud-based software combined with a private […]

2014: The Year Apple Makes a Big Play in Health Care?

With the rumored September release of Apple’s “HealthKit” service, the tech giant may soon be tapping into the $9 billion-plus mobile health care market, becoming a mainstay for big-name health providers, Reuters reports.  The Cupertino-based firm unveiled the service in June, announcing that it could collect and store a user’s fitness and health information all […]