Workforce, Financial Challenges Prompt Hospitals to Outsource Home Health Care

As more types of care move into residential settings, an increasing number of hospitals and health systems are turning to outside home health agencies to either replace, reinforce or manage their own operations. Workforce challenges and financial struggles are often the catalysts behind their decisions to outsource home health offerings, M&A experts say. “It’s a […]

Home Health Partnership Cuts Re-Hospitalizations in Half, Reduces Spending by 35%

Partnering with a home health provider to tackle social determinants of health has helped a Maryland hospital cut readmissions for its high-risk patients in half, while also reducing hospital spending for the same population by 35%. Curbing re-hospitalizations has become a main focus for home health providers and hospitals alike as the U.S. health care […]

Home Health Provider Helps Slash Hospital Readmissions by 60%

A home health provider has helped a hospital reduce readmissions of highly at-risk patients by 60%, through a program that relies in large part on community health workers. Like other hospitals around the country, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (UMSJMC) has been looking for ways to cut its readmission rate, given that payments […]