Lyft, Sutter Health Tackle Home Health Roadblocks in New Transportation Partnership

Ride-hailing giant Lyft Inc. (Nasdaq: LYFT) announced Monday that it’s teaming up with California-based nonprofit health system Sutter Health. And one of the key aims of the partnership is to help Sutter’s home health employees with transportation to and from patients’ homes. With Lyft as a resource, Sutter — a big home health organization in […]

Editor’s Take: ElevatingHome’s Place in the Home Care Universe

Since the Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) announced last month it was creating a new parent organization, its leaders have elaborated further on the new group’s lofty, and laudable, goals. However, the organization also is currently absent of a clear strategy, leaving its place among other, existing associations up in the air. With a […]

VNAA Launches New Advocacy Parent Organization

The Visiting Nurse Associations of America (VNAA) has launched a new, non-profit organization to advocate for affordable home care as a central part of the health care delivery system. The new entity, ElevatingHOME, will act as a parent organization of VNAA and include for-profit and non-profit members across the industry. The 501(c)6 organization brings together […]

Home Health Crystal Ball: Executives Predict the Future of 2017

Across the country, executives are trying to get a grip on what 2017 will bring for home health and home care. Despite great uncertainty surrounding an extensive transition of power at virtually all government levels, there are some signs and predictions executives are betting on. From the potential for a rollback in regulations to the […]

Business Briefs: Sutter Care at Home Acquires Alliance Home Health

Sutter Care at Home Acquires Alliance Home Health Sutter Care at Home, a leading not-for-profit home care organization in Northern California, has acquired Salinas, California-based Alliance Home Health, effective Dec. 7. The acquisition is expected to expand Sutter Care at Home’s home health services and programs in Monterey County, California. Alliance Home Health provides a full array […]

CEOs Disagree on Winning Strategies for Home Health’s Future

Amid regulatory changes and a big push to move home health into the digital realm, consolidation predictions made by some of the biggest players in home health are coming true. And as leaders look to the future, there continues to be agreement about large-scale trends, if not always on the best course of action to […]

Addus, Other Home Care Providers Form Lobbying Group

Addus HomeCare (Nasdaq: ADUS) and other national home care provider organizations have established a new coalition intended to advance the integrity and delivery of cost-effective, high-quality Medicaid home-based care. The Partnership for Medicaid Home-Based Care was created to address changing dynamics in the delivery of Medicaid home-based care, such as a dramatic increase in beneficiaries through the […]

Home Care Company Improves Outcomes Via Tablet Deployment

A California home care agency has found success in equipping aides with tablets, outlined in a case study describing the process of reaching the decision and how it has benefited the company and its workers.  Sutter Care at Home began searching for ways to integrate mobile health technology into its practice, eyeing benefits such as […]