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ROSEVILLE, Calif. (June 30, 2022)—Always Best Care Senior Services, a senior care franchise system in the United States, announced it has named Lisa Hafetz to the newly created position of vice president of franchise financial management. In her new role, Hafetz leads the brand’s Performance Group program, giving participating franchise owners best-in-class support and training to strategically grow their business.
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.
DALLAS (June 23, 2022)—Axxess has elevated its executive leadership team with three people who will help lead efforts to deepen relationships with interoperability partners, its software solutions clients and the patients they serve.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (June 23, 2022)—Matt Nyquist of Orono, Minnesota, has joined Lifespark as chief population health officer leading the design, development and management of Lifespark’s global risk products and market expansion to reduce costs and improve experience for seniors, family members and providers.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 21, 2022)—Complia Health, a home health and hospice technology provider, and Care Heroes, a web and mobile platform to help caregivers track activities and earn incentives, announced their partnership to drive better patient outcomes through caregiver incentives.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 21, 2022)—The annual proposed rule for Medicare home health services includes an estimated 4.2% or $810 million decrease in aggregate payments, said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in its fact sheet on the rule. The rule would apply to calendar year 2023.
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.
ANKENY, Iowa (June 16, 2022)—When people with congestive heart failure ate medically tailored meals and had easy access to other health-related tools for a period of six months, their condition improved, according to the findings of a pilot initiative jointly run by Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) in California and Mom’s Meals.
ALBANY (June 14, 2022)—New York state and national sepsis experts, advocates and leaders from nearly every sector in the health care system will converge for a statewide, all-sector collaborative summit on sepsis, June 15 at the Albany Hilton.
PORTLAND, Maine (June 10, 2022)—Home health nurse case managers with smaller caseloads typically have better quality of care and patient satisfaction ratings, according to LeadingAge’s“National Healthcare at Home Best Practices and Future Insights Study.” The association for nonprofit aging service providers released the results of the yearlong study this week.
CLEARWATER, Fla. (June 10, 2022)—Empath Health Chief Executive Officer Rafael J. Sciullo received the Legacy Award from the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Florida. The Legacy Award celebrates the commitment and efforts of leaders and advocates within the African American community throughout Florida. The mission of the organization is to bring positive change to Florida communities.
GILBERT, Ariz. (June 9, 2022)—SYNERGY HomeCare, a national homecare franchise and an Entrepreneur 500 ranked enterprise, again led the homecare industry in territory sales growth in 2021, becoming one of the top five largest homecare franchisors in the United States.
SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (June 9, 2022)—HopeWest, a nonprofit hospice and health care provider, has selected Complia Health’s company’s Suncoast software platform to improve patient experience and outcomes, the two companies recently announced.
SAN ANTONIO, Texas (June 9, 2022)—Caring Senior Service, a nonmedical homecare services franchise, celebrated the company’s franchise owners and corporate staff with a variety of awards and informational seminars recently at its Caring Senior Service 2022 Annual Owners’ Conference in Macao Beach, Dominican Republic.
BOSTON (June 9, 2022)—CareAcademy, a care enablement platform for homecare and home health organizations, announced a $20 million strategic investment round. The round was led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management, with participation from MassMutual through the MM Catalyst Fund, Impact America Fund, Rethink Education, Unseen Capital, First Trust Capital Partners, LLC and prior investors.