Editor’s Picks: Seniors Take Driverless Car for a Spin

This week, Home Health Care News readers heard why Kindred Healthcare isn’t satisfied being the largest home health provider in the country, how San Francisco-based Honor plans to tackle the Los Angeles market and where in the United States home care rates are rising most sharply. Here in the newsroom, we enjoyed 10 California seniors’ […]

Editor’s Picks: Health Providers Sync Up

This week, Home Health Care News readers were hot on the story of how one home health agency was able to cut hospital readmission rates by 75%. Readers were also into some of the dire consequences related to poor medication management by home health agencies and how one state has taken an innovative approach to […]

Editor’s Picks, Holiday Edition: Bundled Payment Models

Home Health Care News will be observing the holiday this Thursday and Friday, but we will return to our regular posting schedule on Monday, December 28. Our team here in the newsroom would like to wish our dearest readers a safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. To tide you over, here are a few happenings that […]

Editor’s Picks: Top 10 Largest Home Health Providers

Here in Chicago this week, the Cubbies had us down in the dumps when they missed out on their chance to make it to the World Series, but we stayed strong to keep you up to date on the top-10 largest home health providers. Our readers also explored the latest departures in the Centers for […]

Support Grows for Clearing Home Care Worker’s Criminal Record

When a home health care worker’s criminal record was expunged by a New York district judge earlier this year, the decision thrust the issue of employment discrimination based on past criminal convictions into the spotlight. For an industry that anticipates a shortage of caregivers in the future, the ruling was a boost for a growing movement to […]

NY Times: Home Health Aides Need Better Training

Personal care aides and home health aides who provide the majority of hands-on care for those who wish to die in the comfort of home receive little to no training, says The New York Times in a recent article. Federal law requires home health aides, who typically assist those who get skilled nursing care or […]