Business Briefs: AccentCare Expands JV

AccentCare Expands Joint Venture with Asante Oregon-based health system Asante has expanded its existing home health joint venture with AccentCare, a Dallas-based home care, home health and hospice care provider. The expansion was effective October 1, 2017, and creates AccentCare Asante Home Health. The two health care organizations have been in a joint venture for […]

Care Coordination Startup Raises $31.6 Million, Adds New HHAs

Fresh off raising $31.6 million from investors, a startup focused on improving care coordination is adding four new home health agencies to its network in Vermont. Boston-based PatientPing Inc. has created a network of more than 15,000 health care providers in six states since its founding in 2013. The providers in the network receive a […]

Editor’s Picks: Health Providers Sync Up

This week, Home Health Care News readers were hot on the story of how one home health agency was able to cut hospital readmission rates by 75%. Readers were also into some of the dire consequences related to poor medication management by home health agencies and how one state has taken an innovative approach to […]

How Home Health Could Sync Better with Other Providers

The state of Vermont has aimed to reduce gaps across health care providers by adopting and subsidizing a technology program that enables real-time communication that follow patients¬†as they enter different care settings. Providers not communicating across care settings is one of the biggest issues of an evolving health care system that increasingly rewards care coordination. […]