Business Briefs: Addus Closes on Home Health Agency

Addus Closes Acquisition of South Shore Home Health Services Addus HomeCare (NASDAQ: ADUS), one of the nation’s largest home health care providers, has closed its previously announced acquisition of South Shore Home Health Services, a New York state-licensed home care services agency that primarily provides personal care services. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. […]

Business Briefs: LHC, HealthSouth, Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care

Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care Announces Additional Founding Members and Board of Directors The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care announced that Centene and All Metro have joined as founding members of the partnership. The partnership is a group of national home care provider organizations looking to advance the delivery and integrity of high-quality, cost-effective Medicaid home-based […]

Behind the Headlines Podcast: Former Amedisys Exec Talks Big Changes

One of the biggest trends in home health care is the use of data analytics and sharing that data to improve patient care. But while it’s an important trend, it is also the most misunderstood, Dr. Michael Fleming, former chief medical officer of Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMED), tells HHCN in this week’s podcast. Amedisys is a Louisiana-based home health agency […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Encompass Home Health, AmeriCare, Medalogix

As one of the fastest-growing sectors in the United States, home health care is teeming with activity — from acquisitions and partnerships to new leadership appointments and promotions. Here’s the latest news buzzing around the industry: Medalogix Partners with Homecare Homebase Nashville-based health care analytics company Medalogix announced today its new partnership with Homecare Homebase, […]

Behind the Headlines Podcast: Let’s Talk About End-Of-Life Care

What’s “sad and foolish” about the current state of end-of-life care? Reducing hospital readmissions is a buzz topic in the home health industry, but fewer stakeholders discuss ways of managing transitions from home care to hospice. Dan Hogan, CEO of health care technology company Medalogix, recently chatted with HHCN about the challenges home health care […]