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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).