Eau Claire, Wis. (July 2, 2020)—SMARTcare Software, inc., announced completion of its latest funding round led by the Idea Fund and Rock River Capital with participation from Pablo Capital, MUKC Fund I, and the Chippewa Valley Angels Investment Network. The additional investment will further support SMARTcare’s transformative home care software platform as the company continues its market expansion with its leadership role in caregiver engagement.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 30, 2020)—More than 82% of home health providers reported revenue reductions in May, according to a new national survey of home health agencies conducted from early-to-mid June 2020.
Oklahoma City (June 24, 2020)—Local entrepreneurs looking to run a business that makes a difference in the lives of families across Oklahoma will soon have to look no further. BrightStar Care, a national franchise specializing in providing care in medical and non-medical in-home care services, has announced targeted development plans throughout the state of Oklahoma.
Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News, June 23, 202
After seven days as an inpatient for complications related to heart problems, Glenn Shanoski was initially hesitant when doctors suggested in early April that he could cut his hospital stay short and recover at home — with high-tech 24-hour monitoring and daily visits from medical teams.
SUNRISE, Fla. (June 12, 2020)—Interim HealthCare Inc., a franchise network of homecare, senior care, home health and hospice and health care staffing services, launched a free Dementia Caregiver’s Guide to provide valuable insight, resources and advice to those caring for a loved one living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease.
AGOURA HILLS, Caif. (May 29, 2020)—Casamba, a provider of electronic medical record (EMR) solutions for contract therapy providers, skilled nursing facilities, home health and hospice agencies, and outpatient therapy, announced the launch of the Casamba Small Business Network.
TYLER, Texas (May 19, 2020)—The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed several shortcomings in the United States health care system along with new opportunities. The question remains, what have we learned about the healthcare system's capabilities or lack thereof during the coronavirus crisis and how might those lessons be applied in a post-COVID-19 world, whenever that day comes?
MINNETONKA, Minn. (May 14, 2020)—The United Health Foundation has donated $750,000 to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and support for frontline health care workers fighting COVID-19 and the vulnerable populations they serve in Pennsylvania.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (May 6, 2020)—Jobs in the homecare sector are expected to grow 37% through 2028, well ahead of the overall growth rate of 5% for all occupations, according to a new report released by the SeniorList.
The SeniorList compiles an annual report on home health and Homecare quality and affordability each year, with data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. This year's data was gathered before the outbreak of COVID-19.
GURNEE, Ill. (April 29, 2020)—BrightStar Care, a national private duty homecare and medical staffing franchise with over 300 locations, is always looking for new ways to honor their hardworking and trustworthy staff. Nurse-led care has been the differentiator for the brand and celebrating nurses as they go above and beyond to keep their clients safe during this pandemic prompted BrightStar Care to do something special to truly show their appreciation.