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MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota—Health technology company MatrixCare was awarded the 2023 Best in KLAS: Software & Services designation by KLAS Research for its Home Health EHR solution in two categories.
MCLEAN, Virginia—ShiftMed, one of the largest W-2 health care workforce management marketplaces, has raised $200 million in investment to expand its national footprint.
"Health care providers continue to struggle with access to credentialed workers as patient needs and volume continues to rise," said Todd Walrath, CEO of ShiftMed. "ShiftMed is positioned to provide health systems with a regulatory compliant W-2 solution that leverages local and part-time resources."
LANDSDOWNE, Pennsylvania—Affectionate Home Health Care Services LLC, a homecare agency providing non-medical care in the home, will pay more than $2.3 million in back wages under a consent judgment, the U.S. Department of Labor reports.
A federal investigation found that the company willfully shortchanged nearly 400 employees on overtime, the department said in a news release.
SUNRISE, Florida—Interim HealthCare Inc., a national franchise network of homecare, senior care, home health, hospice and health care staffing services, ranked No. 1 in the senior care category of Entrepreneur’s 44th annual Franchise 500. Overall, the company ranked No. 55 in its fifth consecutive appearance on the list, moving up from its 2022 placement (No. 56).
CHICAGO—PurposeCare, a leading provider of coordinated home care and home health services in the Midwest, has announced Rob Barrow as chief operating officer.
Medicare beneficiaries of color used more home health services than white beneficiaries—and were also more likely to rely on unpaid caregivers for their home health care than white beneficiaries, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.
NORTHFIELD, Illinois and SILICON SLOPES, Utah—Medline and CareXM today announced an exclusive marketing and distribution agreement to serve the home health and hospice industry. The partnership between the two companies is focused on leveraging technology to relieve challenges of patient triage to help reduce staff burnout.
LAFAYETTE, Louisiana—Viemed Healthcare, Inc., a respiratory care and technology-enabled home medical equipment services company, announced that it has made a strategic investment in ModoHealth, a value-based care and patient management platform connecting payors, patients, and post-acute providers.
DURHAM, North Carolina—Arosa, a provider of integrated care management and caregiving services, celebrated 13 caregivers who received Ceca Awards in recognition of their exceptional care delivery and also announced two new locations.
JENSEN BEACH, Florida—Careficient Inc., a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for home health, hospice and homecare, announced the acquisition of Net Health’s EMR line of home health, hospice, homecare and palliative solutions and revenue cycle management (RCM) services.
AUSTIN, Texas (December 15, 2022)—Texas-based Superior HealthPlan today announced a home health partnership with MedArrive, a company that offers mobile-integrated care management services.
WASHINGTON (December 15, 2022)—The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) discussed a proposal to reduce the 2023 Medicare base payment rate for home health agencies by 7% during the commission’s annual December meeting, the National Association for Homecare and Hospice (NAHC) reports. NAHC said that would virtually guarantee reduced access to home health care.
DALLAS (December 13, 2022)—Elara Caring, a multi-state home health care provider of clinical and personalized services, is working with ServiceNow to empower its caregiver workforce to deliver vital services to patients and clients wherever they call home.
LOS ANGELES (December 13, 2022)—Blue Shield of California members living in Southern California now have access to additional medical care services for a range of illnesses and injuries in the comfort and convenience of their homes through a collaboration with DispatchHealth.
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas, and NASHVILLE, Tennessee (December 13, 2022)—Amedisys, Inc., a provider of home health, hospice, personal care and high-acuity care, has closed on its joint venture with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide home health services in Searcy and Little Rock.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (December 13, 2022)—Sunshine Health is partnering with United HomeCare (UHC) to recruit and train home health aides in south Florida to ensure people h