Pennant Group Enters New Joint Venture; Prepared Health Rebrands

The Pennant Group Inc. (Nasdaq: PNTG) announced that a subsidiary of Cornerstone Healthcare Inc. — its home health and hospice portfolio company — has agreed to form a home health joint venture with San Diego-based Scripps Health, a nonprofit health system. The deal is expected to be finalized in the third quarter of 2020. The […]

Home Health Business Briefs: Home Instead’s New CEO, 3 Providers Merge

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: Home Instead Appoints Jeff Huber as CEO Home Instead, Inc., the franchisor for Home Instead Senior Care, a leading […]

Scripps Wins Hospice Bidding War for $16.5 Million

Scripps Health became the owner of a hospice hospital this week after winning a head-to-head bidding war against Sharp HealthCare.  Offering up the winning bid of $16.55 million, Scripps became the owner of the the former San Diego Hospice hospital and eight-acre property in Hillcrest. “We are very pleased to have this facility, which was […]

San Diego Hospice Files for Bankruptcy, Acute-Care Provider Steps In

Following a federal audit and internal investigation last year, San Diego Hospice (SDH) announced Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.  The decision comes as a result of many months of financial and other challenges, said President and CEO Kathleen Pacurar.  One of those challenges was an investigation by the Health and Human […]