Read the latest from HomeCare contributors on how to run your home health agency, whether you're providing skilled care and therapy, managing a care plan, working in the hospice field or supporting personal care.  

The device is designed to address the dynamic and evolving needs of aging adults and caregivers

PHILADELPHIA—Medical Guardian, a provider of personal emergency response systems (PERS) and health care engagement services, announced the launch of the newest product in its lineup of medical alert solutions—the MGMini Lite. Weighing less than an ounce, this device is designed to address the dynamic and evolving needs of aging adults and caregivers.

The partnership is set to roll out this month, with both companies working closely to integrate their services and offer a seamless experience to users

NORCROSS, Georgia—Healthyr, a provider of at-home health tests and solutions, announced a partnership with Koning Health, a pioneer in breast imaging technology. This collaboration aims to empower women worldwide by offering advanced, non-invasive breast health solutions.

Clients can now use Gateway's coding and compliance services to show a patient's current health status

DALLAS and DETROIT—Axxess, a home health care technology company, announced a strategic partnership with Gateway Home Health Coding & Consulting, LLC. Axxess clients can now use Gateway's coding and compliance services to show a patient's current health status while under service and maximize revenue and efficiency.

At-home care enablement platform continues to scale home-based care models while alleviating operating and financial pressures for health system partner

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota—Inbound Health, a company that enables health systems to offer acute and post-acute care in the home, announced the successful close of a $30 million Series B funding round. This investment is led by HealthQuest Capital with participation from existing investors Flare Capital Partners and McKesson Ventures.

Local entrepreneur opens senior care services brand in the Prairie State

ROSEVILLE, California—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced the opening of its fourth location in Illinois. Always Best Care of Northwest Chicago is owned and operated by local businessman Ali Asmi. The new business provides non-medical in-home care and assisted living referral services to Chicago, Melrose Park, River Grove and Harwood Heights.   

Steve Rodgers to step down after 11 years as CEO and serve as an advisor

DALLAS—AccentCare, a post-acute health care provider, announced Laura Tortorella will join the organization as CEO on Oct. 2. Current CEO Steve Rodgers will step down after 11 years and serve as an advisor through the remainder of 2023 to allow for a successful transition.

HealthEM.AI leverages AI/ML in combining clinical data and social determinants of health to predict future utilization for patients

SAN JOSE, California—HealthEM.AI, an artificial intelligence (AI) driven care management data platform company committed to streamlining care delivery and optimizing cost of care, announced a strategic partnership with WellBe Senior Medical, an organization delivering home-based medical care for older patients with multiple comorbidities.

The service will initially be available in Los Angeles and will expand into other regions over time

NASHVILLE, Tennessee—Luna, a provider of in-home, in-person physical therapy, and Adventist Health Simi Valley, a nonprofit, integrated health system serving more than 80 communities on the West Coast, announced a partnership to improve access to in-home, in-person outpatient physical therapy across the greater Los Angeles area.

IntellaTriage hired Tony Schulte to lead their growing operations team

BRENTWOOD, Tennessee—IntellaTriage, a provider of after-hours nursefirst triage services for hospice and home health, named Tony Schulte as chief operating officer in July. Schulte will oversee all departments on the operations team at IntellaTriage including quality assurance, training and education, workforce management and a team of hospice and home health Triage Nurses nationwide, with more than 250 nurses and growing.

MAHA was engaged as the company's financial and strategic consultant to oversee the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) process

LOS ANGELES—M&A Healthcare Advisors (MAHA) announced the sale of Advent Home Health, an award-winning home health provider located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since 2008, Advent has been owned and operated by Salvador Agonias and his family.