[Sponsored] 3 Ways Talent Experts Are Impacting Home Health Care in 2020

Ask home health operators for their top challenge in 2020, and again and again, the answer comes back: staffing. In the 2019 State of Home Health Care Staffing Survey from Home Health Care News, 66% of respondents said that staffing challenges are “very impactful” on their organizations’ ability to grow business.  But dig a little […]

False Alarm: Why Small Home Health Agencies Should Tune Out PDGM ‘Carnage’ Claims

Home health industry insiders throughout 2019 have frequently speculated on the “carnage” likely to take place next year when the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) pushes smaller, ill-equipped agencies out of business. Generally, the narrative goes something like this: As the biggest overhaul to home health reimbursement in two decades, PDGM will significantly disrupt agency cash […]

[eBook] Inside the Clinical Manager Role in Home Health and Hospice

As regulations evolve across the in-home care market, agency operations are adapting accordingly. More than ever before, the Clinical Manager plays a critical role in this process. The Clinical Manager is responsible for ensuring quality-assured, cost-effective and compliant care, as well as leading the organization forward in terms of leadership, improvement and opportunity.  This eBook […]

Humana Names Incoming Chief Medical Officer, Graceworks Hires New CEO

Humana Hires New CMO Humana (NYSE: HUM) has appointed a new chief medical officer. Dr. William Shrank will take the reins April 1, as current CMO Dr. Roy Beveridge transitions to retirement later in the year. Beveridge will stay on for several months after Shrank steps in to ensure a smooth transition, according to Humana. […]

White Paper: ABC’s of Compliance — Accountability, Best Practices and Consistency

In today’s in-home care operations with fast-moving regulatory and legislative changes, compliance is critical. But even as an important component of doing business, compliance can mean different things to different people. This white paper will identify and explore the three “buckets” of compliance — HIPAA, Conditions of Participation (CoPs), and medicare billing and payment requirements. […]

White Paper: ABC’s of Compliance — Accountability, Best Practices and Consistency

In today’s in-home care operations with fast-moving regulatory and legislative changes, compliance is critical. But even as an important component of doing business, compliance can mean different things to different people. This white paper will identify and explore the three “buckets” of compliance — HIPAA, Conditions of Participation (CoPs), and medicare billing and payment requirements. […]

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 […]

Movers & Shakers: VITAS, AngMar Holdings

VITAS Healthcare Appoints New COO VITAS Healthcare, an end-of-life care provider based in Miami, has named Joel Wherley as chief operating officer. In this role, Wherley reports to VITAS CEO Nick Westfall and oversees the operations of the company’s 44 hospice programs in 14 states, which reach more than 16,300 patients daily. Wherley has 30 years […]

Business Briefs: 24Hr HomeCare Enters Into New Partnership

24Hr HomeCare and Partners in Care Foundation Form Partnership The San Fernando, California-based nonprofit community organization Partners in Care Foundation has partnered with 24Hr HomeCare to create Partners24. The arrangement is a private label partnership that offers in-home care services such as assistance with daily living activities, according to a press release. Patients of Partners24 […]