ProMedica to Blur Acute, Post-Acute Lines with ManorCare Deal

The acquisition of HCR ManorCare, the nation’s second-largest skilled nursing provider, by nonprofit health system ProMedica falls in line with a growing trend of payors and providers building out their care continuum, with one goal being to treat patients more frequently in lower-cost care settings like home health care. On late Wednesday night, ProMedica announced […]

Amid Major Changes, Kindred Remains Resilient

After recently declaring it would exit from the skilled nursing business entirely, the nation’s largest home health care provider is proving it still is one of the strongest players in the space. Despite missing analysts estimates in its fourth quarter and end-of-year earnings, investors still seemed to be pleased with Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND) and […]

Brookdale Sees Home Health As ‘Competitive Differentiator’

Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) has found home health to be its diamond in the rough in its latest quarterly earnings. As the largest senior housing provider in the nation, Brookdale executives see the company’s crossover as one of the top 10 largest home health providers to be a key distinction from its peers. Brookdale, which is […]