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7/21/2021 Google Alert - home blogspot.com home As-it-happens update ‚ãÖ July 21, 2021 NEWS After Closing Brookdale Deal, HCA Healthcare Continues to Show Home Health Potential Home Health Care News As COVID-19 concerns waned for patients, admissions and revenue soared for HCA, which is set to be the next big name in the home health space. Flag as irrelevant Home Health Veterans Windley, Strange Hoping to Take Aveanna Above and Beyond $2 Billion ...
7/21/2021 Aging-in-Place Market Valued at $151B, But Still Overshadowed by Other Care Settings Home Health Care News ... Äôs according to a new report from The Holding Co. and Pivotal Ventures. ‚ÄúThe [market growth] is driven from older adults themselves,‚Äù Jocelyn Ling Malan, business design partner at The Holding Co., told Home Health Care News. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs a huge space because people are looking to thrive in their older years. They‚Äôre looking for different solutions, products or services to help them live their best chapter.‚Äù ...
7/20/2021 Hospice Provider Compassus Sees a Future Delivering High-Acuity Care in the Home Home Health Care News ... care provider, with the core of its model being home-based care. “Historically, we’ve been primarily a hospice company, but I think what we’ve learned in hospice care is easily transferable to home health care ,” Jim Deal, CEO of Compassus, told Home Health Care News. “We know and believe that post-acute care is, unfortunately, not very well coordinated.” With this in mind, Deal believes Compassus ...
7/20/2021 Use federal relief to raise home care workers' wages, New York lawmakers say Crain's New York Business State lawmakers are lobbying Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to raise home health care workers' wages using a portion of the billions in federal funds it will receive for Medicaid spending on home and community-based services. A 55-person coalition led by state Sen. Rachel May and Assemblyman Richard Gottfried asked Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to devote a "considerable portion" of money from the American Rescue Plan to boost ...
7/20/2021 Home Health Veterans Windley, Strange Hoping to Take Aveanna Above and Beyond $2 Billion Home Health Care News ... have helped build a handful of companies together by this point. But their aspirations for Aveanna are higher than they’ve been for any organization they’ve previously been involved with, the executives told Home Health Care News. “We’re going to continue to do what we’ve always done — and that is build a very successful home care company, one that is diversified and different from our peers ...
7/20/2021 The Syllabus: The coming nursing shortage and what it means for higher ed greensboro.com ... a lot to do with mismatches between skills, geography and expectations.Even before the Great Workforce Reset was brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, plenty of industries — tech and IT, advanced manufacturing, home health care — said they were having trouble hiring and keeping employees.Higher Ed Works, which supports public education in North Carolina, is turning its focus to another potential shortage area: nursing.Here's the first ...
7/19/2021 Use federal relief to raise home care workers' wages, lawmakers say Crain's New York Business State lawmakers are lobbying Gov. Andrew Cuomo's administration to raise home health care workers' wages using a portion of the billions in federal funds it will receive for Medicaid spending on home and community-based services. A 55-person coalition led by state Sen. Rachel May and Assemblyman Richard Gottfried asked Health Commissioner Dr. Howard Zucker to devote a "considerable portion" of money from the American Rescue Plan to boost ...
7/19/2021 Jet Health Lands Signal Home Health & Hospice in Ongoing Expansion Push Home Health Care News ... purchase since its founding in 2016. More deals will likely soon follow, with Jet Health hoping to become a one-stop-shop for a larger continuum of home-based care, CEO Stacie Bratcher told Home Health Care News. “Having multiple service lines in each of the marketplaces we serve allows us to place patients in the appropriate level of care based upon their needs,” Bratcher said. “[It also ...
7/18/2021 Changemakers: Steve Rodgers, CEO, AccentCare Home Health Care News ... bigger change in AccentCare’s history than its 2020 merger with Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care. Having the right people in the right seats is a key to navigating changes for any business, Rodgers told Home Health Care News. Mavericks of change also don’t dwell on their setbacks, but rather, they learn from failure. HHCN caught up with Rodgers to learn all about his approach to change as part of ...
7/16/2021 Byron York's Daily Memo: A new Democratic immigration ploy | Washington Examiner Washington Examiner ... agenda into one bill. It all grew out of the "infrastructure" argument in which Democrats sought to re-define "infrastructure," understood by most people to mean roads, bridges, airports, etc., to include things like home health care and free college.Because Republicans balked at that re-definition, lawmakers devised a plan to craft a separate, bipartisan proposal that covers actual infrastructure, while Democrats threw all the other stuff into a ...
7/16/2021 Home Health Industry Must Prepare for Costs of Consolidation Home Health Care News At Home Health Care News, it seems like we’ve been writing about “the rapidly consolidating home health market” for years. Just check out this story from 2015, for example. There are also these more recent pieces from 2018 and 2019 , respectively. In many ways, consolidation — either through agency closures or through M&A activity — has been a way of life in the home health industry. Leading ...
7/15/2021 Despite Early Struggles, Home Health Providers Adjusting to the ‘No-Pay RAP’ Home Health Care News ... stripped away was greater than its actual effect on agencies in practice. “Initially, I thought it was going to be pretty painful,” Cleamon Moorer Jr., the CEO of American Advantage Home Care, told Home Health Care News. “I was thinking, ‘How do you take care of a patient for 30 to 60 days and not be compensated, and how big of an impact would it have on payroll and ...
7/14/2021 Aegis, Fox Rehabilitation See Increased Demand for In-Home Therapy Services Home Health Care News ... referred for care in the home versus SNFs [skilled nursing facilities] and the types of patients being admitted with more needs for therapy services,” Mark Besch, the chief clinical officer at Aegis, told Home Health Care News. Frisco, Texas-based Aegis is one of the largest providers of contract rehabilitation and wellness services in the U.S. The company has more than 1,400 locations across 41 states, and it partners ...
7/14/2021 How to Improve Caregiver Retention by Predicting Their Satisfaction Home Health Care News ... step, he thought — but immediately he found a new problem: updates. The data went stale after one hour, and he could only update it every two weeks. So he turned to cloud-based home health care software provider AlayaCare and the company’s research and development department AlayaLabs to build an interactive scheduling tool that Grunberg and Integracare could use to predict each caregiver’s satisfaction in real-time ...
7/14/2021 Mission Buys Healthy Living Network, Effectively Doubling Its Overall Business Home Health Care News Mission Healthcare announced Wednesday that it has acquired Healthy Living Network, a multi-state home health provider founded over a decade ago. The deal is the largest acquisition in the San Diego-based Mission’s history, CEO Paul VerHoeve told Home Health Care news. Additionally, by joining forces with Healthy Living Network, Mission effectively doubles its overall business and solidifies its standing as a true regional home health player in ...
7/14/2021 Crisis in Direct Care ‘Will Explode’ Without Immediate Government Support, PHI Warns Home Health Care News ... on Wednesday. The recommendations speak to the White House, Congress and various government agencies. “Our country is at a critical point regarding this workforce,” Robert Espinoza, vice president of policy at PHI, told Home Health Care News. “The pandemic reinforced the enormous value of these workers, the challenges they continue to face, and how those problems endanger the lives of both workers and the people they support.” Overall ...
7/13/2021 Home Health Providers Have Paid $422M to Settle False Claims Act Cases Since 2012 Home Health Care News ... to allow providers to have easy access to information, to see the cases that the government or regulators have resolved in the health care fraud space,” Bass, Berry & Sims Partner Brian Roark told Home Health Care News. “This is the first publicly available database of this type.” The FCA is the government’s primary civil tool to combat fraud, waste and abuse within the health care sector. A ...
7/6/2021 Younger Workers May Be More Inclined to Go into Home-Based Care Home Health Care News ... more urgent. So as health care fundamentally changes and more care is delivered in patients’ homes, education needs to follow, Karilyn Van Oosten, the VP of strategic business development at Unitek Learning, told Home Health Care News. “It all starts with awareness,” Van Oosten said. “We do a lot of the rotations in those home-based settings. So now these students, they understand what that would look like ...
7/6/2021 VNSNY Launches Care Delivery Model Tailored to LGBTQ Community Home Health Care News ... delivery model geared toward self-identified members of the LGBTQ community. “We listened to the community. They really wanted us to develop an LGBTQ+ program,” Arthur Fitting, LGBTQ+ program manager at VNSNY, told Home Health Care News. “And in doing so, we evolved into also being able to design this care type.” Caring for more than 44,000 patients per day, the New York-based VNSNY is one of ...
7/1/2021 Google Alert - home blogspot.com home As-it-happens update ‚ãÖ July 1, 2021 NEWS FirstLight Announces New President; Humana Home Care Leader Named CFO Home Health Care News FirstLight Home Care announced Wednesday that it has picked its new president. The appointment comes roughly seven months after FirstLight's ... Flag as irrelevant Amedisys to Acquire Hospital-at- Home Company Contessa Health Home Health Care News (Nasdaq: AMED) has an agreement in place to acquire Contessa ...