REXBURG, Idaho (January 22, 2021)—Home Care Pulse LLC, a provider of data analytics, benchmarking solutions and caregiver education for homecare agencies, has today announced its acquisition of Home Care Institute, a provider of quality learning solutions specializing in the home health and hospice industry. Home Care Institute's award-winning content includes 500+ online courses, job aids, ANCC accredited content and tools designed to strategically manage compliance training and professional development for home health and hospice clinicians and aides.

"By acquiring Home Care Institute, Home Care Pulse becomes a full-service training hub, offering 800+ education hours for post-acute care organizations," said Erik Madsen, CEO of Home Care Pulse. "Our mission has always been to provide agencies with the tools needed to improve and enhance their business. Home Care Institute expands our ability to do just that, with its top-tier home health and hospice educational offerings, impeccable reputation in the industry, and deep relationship with the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC). We are thrilled to add Home Care Institute's employees and customers to the Home Care Pulse family."

Home Care Institute was founded in 2008 by Lu Post, RN, MN, a clinical, operational and educational consultant with more than 25 years of homecare and hospice experience. Co-founder and CEO, Mickey Post notes that "Home Care Institute has always been committed to leveraging technology to support the needs of the home health and hospice industry. As part of Home Care Pulse, we can amplify the impact of Home Care Institute's rich training library by ensuring that home care and hospice agencies across the U.S. have one-stop access to powerful performance benchmarking and data solutions."

"In honor of Lu Post, who dedicated her life to health care education, we will also be developing a scholarship in her name to help health care workers advance their educational desires," said Madsen. 

Over the coming months, Home Care Pulse and Home Care Institute will be merging platforms to create a comprehensive training solution serving caregivers, HHAs, CNAs, nurses and other home health and hospice clinicians. With the integration of these two platforms, users will be able to engage in eLearning courses that support orientation, compliance training and ongoing education on topics ranging from disease management to OASIS and PDGM training, to leadership development, Medicare skilled services, sales training and much more.

"The acquisition of Home Care Institute is one of many steps we're taking to improve post-acute training and education within the health care industry. This will be beneficial as we continue to develop an all-inclusive platform to provide learning opportunities, client and caregiver feedback, and other benchmarking solutions." said Madsen. "We're excited to continue to serve post-acute providers with one of the largest libraries and more robust solutions in the space."  

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