FRESNO, California and PRINCETON, New Jersey—BFLOW Solutions, Inc. launched its Monterey edition of the BFLOW software platform in February 2023 which included full integration with Parachute Health’s ePrescribing solution.
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BATON ROUGE, Lousiana—Amedisys, Inc., a provider of quality home health, hospice and high-acuity care services, announced its Board of Directors named Richard Ashworth as president, chief executive officer and member of the Board of Directors. Ashworth will assume the role on April 10, 2023, from Chief Executive Officer Paul Kusserow.
CHESHIRE, Connecticut—Assisted Living Services, Inc. in Connecticut earned recognition from Home Care Pulse, a firm in quality assurance for homecare. The family-owned company received three 2023 Best of Home Care awards; Leader in Excellence, Employer of Choice and Provider of Choice. According to Home Care Pulse the Leader in Excellence Award is the highest distinction and is bestowed only to select homecare businesses that consistently place among the top in 10 or more quality metrics.
NEW YORK—HHAeXchange, a provider of homecare management solutions for state Medicaid programs, managed care organizations and providers, announced the company has added six new solutions provi
ROSEVILLE, California—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced that Bryant Greene, owner of five Always Best Care offices in Philadelphia and Delaware, has been named a 2023 Franchisee of the Year by The International Franchise Association (IFA). Greene was honored at the 63rd IFA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
AAHomecare and oxygen stakeholders joined major respiratory associations in asking HHS to protect access to respiratory products for patients who qualified for care under relaxed guidelines during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).
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CHICAGO, Illinois—Help at Home, a provider of innovative, high-quality, relationship-based in-home personal care services, announced the acquisition of Prosper Home Care headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Help at Home said the acquisition expands the company’s existing Georgia presence into the Atlanta area and demonstrates its ongoing focus on the state and its growth strategy to add scale and depth in core markets.
CLINTON, New York—Upstate HomeCare announced Janice Elliott, director of Vascular Access, has been selected to receive the 2023 Lynn Giglione Women in Leadership Award from the National Home Infusion Foundation (NHIF).
“I cannot thank NHIF enough for this prestigious award, and for being a part of the Upstate HomeCare team that allows me to practice what I love,” Elliot said. “I am so blessed, grateful, and honored to be the recipient.”
The Boards of Directors from Stillwater Hospice and Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice announced the two organizations have combined as one effective March 1, 2023.
MINNEAPOLIS and CHARLOTTE, North Carolina—Atrium Health and Best Buy Health are partnering to develop new offerings to deliver hospital-level care in the home. According to the two companies, the goal is to enable providers to deliver high-quality care to patients in their own homes while helping reduce emotional and financial burdens on patients and caregivers.
DUBLIN, Ohio—Cardinal Health announced its collaboration with Signify Health to offer in-home clinical and medication management services through its Outcomes business. According to Cardinal Health, this collaboration aims to reduce costs and eliminate gaps in care for more than 2.3 million members nationwide to support their treatment journey from prescription to pharmacy to home.
NORTH RICHLAND HILLS, Texas—AGE-u-cate Training Institute (AGEucate.com), a provider of aging and dementia training solutions, announced that Laura Ellen Christian has been named as president.
LAS VEGAS—The International Franchise Association (IFA) named Don and Craig Randall, owners of multiple FirstLight Home Care territories in South Carolina and North Carolina, as a 2022 Franchisee of the Year. The Randalls were honored at the 63rd IFA Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, for being outstanding franchise establishment owner-operators.
The durable medical equipment Medicare administrative contractors (DME MACs) released the updated local coverage determinations (LCD) and policy article (PA) for glucose monitors, that finalizes expanded coverage for continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).
JACKSONVILLE, Florida—Forcura, a health care workflow management company, and Axxess, a technology innovator for health care at home, announced they signed a joint agreement with Texas-based home health care agency JonSan.
ATLANTA and TOLEDO, Ohio—Gentiva, a dedicated hospice, palliative and personal care company striving for improved access, equity and quality of care for patients, and ProMedica, an integrated health care organization providing, in part, hospice and homecare services through its Heartland brand, announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Gentiva will acquire Heartland hospice and homecare agencies/loca
BOSTON—Healthy.io and Reset Kidney Health, a hybrid care platform that offers multidisciplinary care to patients with kidney disease, have announced a partnership that will give patients the option to utilize at-home, smartphone-powered kidney testing. Through this partnership, Reset will provide eligible patients with Healthy.io's Minuteful Kidney test to complete at home.