SACRAMENTO (June 28, 2022)—LeadingAge California recently announced that it has been awarded more than $25 million dollars by the California Health and Human Services (CalHHS) Department of Health Care Access and Information (HCAI) for The Gateway-In Project to expand on certified nurse assistant (CNA) and home health aide (HHA) pipeline development, training and retention programs over the next three years.

Phoenix, Ariz. (June 28, 2022)—CarePatrol, a senior care solutions agency, recently launched a new podcast, “My Care Advisors.”
The free podcast aims to provide listeners with leading experts who will shine a light on need-to-know topics for an aging population, such as health concerns, financial planning, care options and more.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (June 24, 2022)—A Charlotte, North Carolina, doctor is facing federal charges for her role in a durable medical equipment (DME) scheme that defrauded federal benefits programs of more than $11 million, announced Dena J. King, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina. Sudipta Mazumder, 46, of Charlotte, is charged with one count of health care fraud and six counts of making false statements relating to health care matters.

TORONTO (June 23, 2022)—Ability Members Group (ABILITY), one of Canada’s fastest growing networks of independent home medical equipment providers, is pleased to announce Kelli Vriend as director, member services. This is a newly created role to better support a rapidly growing number of members. Vriend brings over 20 years of experience in building, managing and growing home medical equipment operations. 

ATLANTA (June 23, 2022)—Registration is open for Medtrade East, scheduled for Oct. 24-26 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. SmartSaver rates are now in effect and are the absolute lowest rates available ($125 for a Conference Pass and $30 for an Expo Pass). A Conference Pass includes full access to the Expo floor. SmartSaver rates are in effect through July 1.

ATLANTA (June 20, 2022)—After Emerald officials decided to consolidate the Medtrade East and Medtrade West shows into one annual event, the question became; when and where? 

“The suspense is over, and the contract has been signed,” said York Schwab, show director. “Medtrade will head to Dallas and take place March 28-30, 2023.”

The specific location is the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in the Convention Center District in downtown Dallas. 

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (June 17, 2022)—Software maker WellSky recently announced that it has hired a new chief growth officer to lead the next phase of the company’s evolution and has started a project to expand its footprint in its headquarters of Kansas City, with plans to hire an additional 1,000 employees. HomeCare chatted with WellSky CEO Bill Miller about the company’s strategy moving forward and where he sees home- and community-based care headed.

NEW CITY, N.Y. (June 16, 2022)—ProMed Staffing Resources, a New York-based staffing agency specializing in the placement of clinical and nonclinical professionals, is excited to announce the launching of a new logo. With more than 20 years of experience in the medical staffing industry, ProMed Staffing Resources has built a reputation for itself as a go-to source for quality candidates.