HouseWorks, Uber Team Up with Digital Pharmacies to Solve One of Health Care’s ‘Most Frustrating’ Problems

One of the chief concerns for seniors that home care providers have helped tackle over the years has been medication management. That concept is now being taken to the next level by a handful of companies operating in the home-based care arena. HouseWorks, a large Boston-based provider of private-pay home care, has partnered with the […]

Disrupt Podcast #23: Dan Trigub, Head of Uber Health

The 23rd episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! A few years ago, many would have considered ride-hailing and health care apples and oranges. But today, they’re more like peanut butter and jelly, with companies such as Uber and Lyft rolling out health care divisions of their own. In this episode of Disrupt, you’ll […]

24 Hour Home Care Partners with On-Demand House Call Startup Heal

A startup delivering on-demand doctor house calls and a growing home care provider are teaming up to better serve older adults in the Los Angeles market. Heal — which has raised more than $71 million since launching in 2014 — and 24 Hour Home Care announced a new partnership agreement Tuesday. The move is yet […]

LifeMatters Hires New COO, HHS Inspector General to Resign

HomeCare.com alum joins LifeMatters Silver Spring, Maryland-based home care provider LifeMatters has hired a new COO. Daniel Gold comes to the position after serving as executive vice president and COO of HomeCare.com, which offers tools and technologies to connect families and caregivers. Gold has worked in different capacities within the post-acute care since the early […]

Homewatch CareGivers CEO: Home Care Playing Leading Role in On-Demand Economy

The U.S. on-demand economy is booming, growing from an estimated $48 million in products and services in 2016 to roughly $75.7 billion in 2017. The home care industry has played a leading role in that boom, both through companies’ in-house efforts and their continued use of third-party services. The on-demand economy is economic activity created […]