Business Briefs: Two Philips Partnerships Take Home Care Tech to New Heights

Philips Enters Into Two Partnerships to Improve Health Care Tech Royal Philips (Nasdaq: PHG) recently entered into two partnerships with technology companies. Philips initiated its first collaboration with Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) to advance connected health across the entire health continuum. Qualcomm Life’s 2net Platform will act as the medical device connectivity solution for Philips’ […]

Business Briefs: Almost Family to Acquire Home Health Agency, PHI Vice President Appointed to CMS Panel

Almost Family Announces Agreement to Acquire Bayonne VNA Home Health Agency in Hudson County, New Jersey Almost Family announced on Sept. 29 that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of the Medicare-certified home health agency owned by Bayonne Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) in Bayonne, New Jersey. The Bayonne agency generated about $4 million in revenue […]

Collaboration Brings Home Health to Forefront of Hospital Discharge Process

Mercy, a member of the largest health system in Ohio, has entered into a Care Collaboration Agreement with Senior Independence (SI), a Medicare-certified provider of home health and hospice services in Ohio. The agreement seeks to increase the overall well-being of patients through education and management of chronic diseases; reduce avoidable hospitalizations, hospital readmissions and […]

Ohio CCRC’s Home Care Division Partners with ACO

The home and community-based care division of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services, a not-for-profit provider of continuing care retirement communities and services, recently announced a partnership with Northwest Ohio ACO. The Medicare ACO is a joint venture between the Toledo Clinic, Inc., and the University of Toledo Physicians, LLC. NW Ohio ACO helps improve coordinated care for participants […]