Editor’s Picks: Philips’ Latest Aging-in-Place Tech

This week, Home Health Care News readers had their interest piqued by Philips’ latest foray into aging-in-place technology, a health system’s successful approach to improving its palliative care services, and federal lawmakers’ collective stand against home health prior authorization. Readers also were curious to learn the best ways to reduce turnover amongst home health aides. […]

Health System Data Proves Palliative Care Pays Off

Palliative care has been gaining steam as a crucial service over the last few years, but increasing its accessibility is largely dependent on figuring out how to pay for it. Without much in the way of reimbursements from federal payers, palliative care providers have traditionally been few and far between. However, some health systems are […]

Business Briefs: Amedisys Closes Infinity HomeCare Acquisition, Alacare’s New CFO

Amedisys Closes Infinity HomeCare Acquisition Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMED), one of the largest home health and hospice providers in the country, announced it closed the previously announced acquisition of Infinity HomeCare for $63 million in cash on Dec. 31. “By coming together, Amedisys and Infinity HomeCare will form Florida’s premier home health company […]