Eyeing MA Opportunity, Right at Home Strikes Partnership with Kindred at Home

There’s been healthy debate inside the home care industry as to how significant Medicare Advantage opportunities will really be come 2019. Despite the varying outlooks, home care providers by and large are making sure they’re best positioned to take advantage of whatever prospects do arise. The latest of those efforts is coming from Omaha, Nebraska-based […]

Interim Leads Home Care Pack on Entrepreneur’s Top Global Franchise List

Appearing alongside international heavyweights like McDonald’s and Hilton Hotels, several home care companies have made Entrepreneur magazine’s new rankings of the top global franchises. Interim HealthCare was the top-ranked home care franchise, coming in at No. 19 on the 200-company list. The list is based on data submitted to Entrepreneur for the publication’s annual Franchise […]

Right at Home, BrightStar, FirstLight Among Best Franchises in 2018

A handful of home care companies are among the best franchise opportunities for buyers in 2018, a new ranking has found. To help prospective franchisees weigh risk and rewards, Forbes released its annual “America’s Best & Worst Franchises to Buy” list, broken down into categories for high investments, medium investments and low investments. Home care […]

Right at Home Still Leads Pack On Franchise 500 List

More than a dozen home care companies appear on this year’s Entrepreneur magazine Franchise 500 list, but fewer cracked the rankings than last year. Right at Home repeated its 2017 showing as the highest-ranked home care franchise opportunity, coming in at No. 49. The Omaha, Nebraska-based company was No. 55 last year. It has about […]

The Biggest Home Care Franchises

Private duty home care is in hot demand, and with a number of franchisors expanding and restarting their growth efforts, it’s no wonder this sector once again made an appearance on The Franchise Times Top 200+. The list ranks the 500 largest U.S. franchise systems. Here are the top 10 home care companies that made the list and […]

Franchisor Homewatch CareGivers Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Homewatch International, franchisor of Homewatch CareGivers, is the latest home care company with new private equity ownership. Authority Brands, a portfolio company of PNC Riverarch Capital, has acquired Homewatch International, according to a press release issued Thursday. There are more than 200 Homewatch CareGivers locations across the United States, Canada, and Latin America, providing in-home […]

Business Briefs: Bayshore HealthCare, Lincare Holdings

Bayshore HealthCare Acquires Alpha Home Health Care Victoria, BC-based home health care provider Bayshore HealthCare acquired Alpha Home Health Care, another home health care provider that has been based in Victoria for more than 40 years. The sale was completed May 31, and was prompted by the retirement of Alpha’s president and second-generation owner, Don […]

How Private Duty is Leveraging Patient Satisfaction

Once upon a time, a home care company could show its lower readmission rates among recently discharged patients and prove its value as a post-acute partner. Fast forward a few years later and readmission rates aren’t the only data point health care providers care about in the referral relationship fantasy. Patient satisfaction is coming more […]

Editor’s Picks: President Trump

Sending off the old. That’s what happened on Jan. 20 as President Donald J. Trump was sworn into office and the former president Barack Obama left Washington, D.C., for Palm Springs, California. No matter the politics, we brought readers the latest and greatest from the home health industry. We kept you in the know about […]

Right at Home Leads Home Care in List of Top Franchises

Home care companies once again were frequently listed as top franchise opportunities on Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 500 Franchise list for 2017. This year, a whopping 21 home care franchises made the list, with seven franchises making the top 100 and several seeing their rank jump from 2016. The list is an annual ranking by Entrepreneur, which is […]