How One Home Care Agency is Partnering with Uber

As hospitals continue to work to reduce readmissions and overall costs across the continuum of care, one home health agency is partnering with Uber in Los Angeles to improve transportation when seniors move from a hospital stay back into their homes. Uber, an on-demand ride service company based in San Francisco, recently announced it has […]

HomeHero’s 12-Minute Formula for Matching Seniors, Caregivers

It appears that speed is of the essence among high-profile tech startups looking to shake up how home care providers connect with clients. Seniors will be able to connect with home care professionals in 12 minutes or less thanks to a new 15-point algorithm developed by California-based startup HomeHero, a company that’s been likened to “the […]

Editor’s Take: Telehealth is Dead, and Good Riddance

Does no one care about telehealth? That question has been on my mind for a while now, and it all goes back to one of my favorite daily activities: checking our Home Health Care News website stats, to see which articles are getting the most attention from readers. Often, we can predict which articles will […]

Home Health 2.0: Connecting Uber, Peapod and Providers

Today, new payment models that reward coordinated care are incentivizing home health agencies to forge partnerships with hospitals and other health care providers. In the future, home health companies might be working out deals with private sector companies such as Peapod or Uber, which already are helping seniors age in place by harnessing innovative technology. […]

No Wheels, No Problem: Uber Expands into Senior-Friendly Ride Services

Seniors and people with disabilities can now benefit from Uber’s carriage services in one more U.S. city with the company’s newly expanded ride platform that launched this week. Tuesday, the more than $18 billion San Francisco-based ride service company announced San Diego is the latest city to provide transportation services specifically for the elderly and […]