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Current Health joins Moving Health Home Boston-based Current Health, a company that offers a remote care management platform to help health care providers conduct home-based care, has joined the Moving Health Home (MHH) coalition. MHH was created in March to influence lawmakers and advocate for legislation favorable to all sorts of home-based care. Its member
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Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire onehome, a home-focused, post-acute care company. The acquisition brings the Louisville, Kentucky-based Humana closer to its goal of being one of the premier home-based care providers in the country, its executives believe. Officially dubbed “One HomeCare Solutions,” the Miramar, Florida-based
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Home-based care providers are hampered by their use of outdated communications tools, a new report from Citus Health and Porter Research claims. New York-based Citus Health is a digital care coordination platform that serves the home-based care industry. The company’s platform facilitates communication between family members, care providers and the patient. Released Wednesday, the report
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Since COVID-19 vaccines became more widely available in the U.S., home health providers have been working to “get shots in the arms” of vulnerable, homebound populations. The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new support for those providers on Wednesday. As part of the Biden administration’s commitment to increasing access to vaccinations,
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Jump-starting a struggling company is no easy feat. For InHome Healthcare Services, this meant having a strong grasp on its local market and filling care gaps in the community. Before InHome Healthcare Services was a single company, it was two individual agencies: Good Life Homecare in Monterey, California, and Wilshire Healthcare in Fresno, California. In
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Direct contracting is quickly becoming one of the most prominent examples of the overall shift to value-based care. And home health providers will likely play a critical role in the payment model’s success. Although the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) paused certain direct-contracting options when the new administration took over, it remains an
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Home-based care providers had plenty of COVID-19-related challenges to overcome, including personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages and cash-flow difficulties. Yet caregiver churn remains the top concern for many in-home care operators. It’s one of the greatest roadblocks to growth as well. The public health emergency has only compounded the staffing challenges that have plagued providers
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The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Alternate Solutions Health Network have partnered to form a new home health joint venture. The mission of the OSU-affiliated JV is to increase access to home-based care. Kettering, Ohio-based Alternate Solutions Health Network is a national provider of post-acute solutions, including home health and hospice services. Meanwhile,
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In-home care providers ConcertoHealth and Perfect Health merged under the “ConcertoCare” name in February. Since then, ConcertoCare leaders have been preparing for what’s likely to be an action-packed 2021. The New York-based organization’s plans include an expansion into the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) space, plus an entry into the world of
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Signify Health appoints two VPs Signify Health (NYSE: SGFY) has appointed Tracey Scraba as senior vice president and deputy general counsel. Additionally, it has hired Lisa Wagamon as senior vice president of network development. Dallas-based Signify is a New Mountain Capital portfolio company. It recently went public,posting a market capitalization of $7.12 billion in its
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The huge demand for nursing talent has left home health providers feeling the pressure of recruitment challenges. Home health giant Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) is no exception. Encompass Health CEO Mark Tarr recently discussed the company’s recruitment and retention strategies for nursing staff during a presentation at the UBS Global Healthcare Virtual Conference on
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