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Walgreens Boots Alliance to acquire majority stake in CareCentrix

October 14, 2021HME News Staff

HARTFORD, Conn. – Walgreens Boots Alliance is acquiring a majority share of CareCentrix, investing $330 million for a 55% stake. The deal will boost Walgreens capabilities in post-acute and home care, in support of its launch of Walgreens Health, a customer-centric, technology-enabled care model powered by a nationally scaled, locally delivered health care platform. “COVID-19 has made it clear that providing care in the home and community is the future of not only post-acute care,...

CareCentrix, Home Medical Equipment, John Driscoll, Post-Acute Care, Walgreens Boots


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onehome ‘ahead of the game’ with value-based care

May 28, 2021Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

MIRAMAR, Fla. – The latest Medicare Advantage company to be drawn to onehome’s model of both managing benefits and providing care to patients: Devoted Health. onehome partnered with Devoted Health in April to expand care to that plan’s members in Arizona, Ohio and San Antonio, Texas. “Managed care plans are our target audience and we understand what they are about,” said CEO Ramon Falero. “As far as the future, based on language from CMS about bundled...

Home Medical Equipment, onehome, Post-Acute Care, Ramon Falero


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MHA kicks off Summit with Scott Gottlieb

March 23, 2021HME News Staff

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. – Managed Health Care Associates, which owns the MED Group, has secured Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, to deliver the keynote address at its 2021 MHA Business Summit. “We’re honored to host Dr. Gottlieb and excited to hear his update on the global COVID-19 pandemic, what we can expect in 2021 and what role the post-acute care pharmacy will play in helping eradicate COVID-19,” said Diane Koontz, MHA president....

Dr. Scott Gottlieb, Managed Health Care Associates, Med Group, MHA, MHA Business Summit, Post-Acute Care


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Kno2 rides 'tail winds' of post-acute care

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Kno2 rides 'tail winds' of post-acute care

March 1, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

Kno2 announced partnerships with Stratice Healthcare and DMEhub recently, allowing the HME providers who use those two platforms to access, effectively, any electronic health record system.  Here’s what Therasa Bell, co-founder, president and CTO of Kno2, had to say about how to “do interoperability right,” and how the company made a bet several years ago that information exchange needed to happen beyond the walls of hospitals and physician offices. HME News: How does...

Home Sleep Testing, Kno2, Post-Acute Care


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WellSky extends REACH with collaboration

November 20, 2019HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - WellSky has partnered with three leading post-acute providers, USA Healthcare, Concierge Home Care and Healthy Living Network, to offer WellSky REACH. The initiative seeks to help post-acute and personal care providers collaborate with payers and risk-bearing health systems using predictive analytics. WellSky REACH (Risk-Enabled, Analytical, and Coordinated Healthcare) is a comprehensive suite of EHR-agnostic capabilities that leverages WellSky's payer expertise and advanced...

Post-Acute Care, WellSky


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Ascension forms post-acute care division

June 21, 2019HME News Staff

ST. LOUIS - Ascension has formed a new Post-Acute Services Division and named Daniel “Danny” Stricker as its president, according to McKnight's Senior Living. Stricker is COO of subsidiary Ascension Living. Effective July 1, he will provide strategic and operational leadership to the new division, which will include Ascension Living's post-acute services—independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, short-term rehab—as well as home health, hospice, palliative...

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LifeH2H puts all providers 'on same page'

November 30, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

COLUMBIA, S.C. — LifeH2H has completed an acquisition and plans to launch a new product in 2019 to help other HME providers better position themselves to health systems.“We believe there's an incredible disconnect between the health system and post-acute care,” said Dewey Roof, president of LifeH2H. “What the (health system's) needs are and what they are looking to accomplish, versus what we have to do to be successful as HME providers.”The forthcoming LifeH2H Solutions...

Dewey Roof, Hospital to home, Lab Tactical, lifeh2h, Post-Acute Care


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Engaged technology: Use tech for seamless transition

April 23, 2018Val Ornoy

A. When a failed transition occurs between acute and post-acute providers, the patient experiences diminished or problematic medication adherence, appointment and treatment compliance failures, and little to no transparency over information that could result in early preventative care measures. Combined, these issues create wide-scale medical crises and increased healthcare costs to healthcare providers, patients and insurers that are often preventable. Not to mention the significant stress and health...

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TwelveStone, VirtueRN tackle fragmented post-acute care market

January 5, 2018HME News Staff

CHAPIN, S.C. - TwelveStone Health Partners and VirtueRN have joined forces to develop a post-acute care technology platform to address the fragmented market for medical equipment and medication services. The platform is expected to streamline workflow processes and increase the level of communication across the continuum of care. “Technology offers the opportunity to ensure that patients get what they need faster and more efficiently,” says Shane Reeves, CEO of TwelveStone Health Partners....

Post-Acute Care, TwelveStone Health Partners, VirtueRN


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Q&A: CareCentrix's John Driscoll

December 29, 2017Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

HARTFORD, Conn. - With all of the noise about the need to reduce healthcare costs, post-acute care is getting a lot of attention these days, and companies like CareCentrix, a health management services provider, are ready for the spotlight, says CEO John Driscoll.Driscoll sees opportunities for its network of post-acute care providers to show how they keep patients home and reduce costs.“In an unmanaged environment, whether it's the government or managed care, they will just take all of the...

CareCentrix, John Driscoll, Post-Acute Care


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