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WellSky prioritizes growth 

April 25, 2022HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kansas – WellSky has hired a new chief growth officer to lead the next phase of the company’s evolution and to help expand its footprint in the Kansas City region. Dale Zurbay has more than 25 years of experience in sales, business development and executive leadership in the health care technology space, most recently as senior vice president of sales, health care, at Nuance Communications, a conversational AI technology company that provides software solutions and services...

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Option Care seeks to set standard

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Option Care seeks to set standard

February 18, 2022Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. – Option Care Health has an obligation to increase the exchange of health care data across the health care system, says Brett Michalak, CIO.  In January, Option Care Health and WellSky announced plans to launch CommonWell Health Alliance services in all 50 states in the second quarter of 2022 to help improve access to health data.   “We’re going to be looking at how we try to set the standard around how we can provide that interoperability...

Brett Michalak, Option Care Health, WellSky


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WellSky, Option Care Health promote interoperability

January 6, 2022HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky Health and Option Care Health will launch CommonWell Health Alliance services in all 50 states in the second quarter of 2022 to help facilitate health information exchange.  Option Care Health will join CommonWell through WellSky I/O, accessible within WellSky’s electronic health record system.  “Option Care Health is a pioneer in the infusion therapy space and WellSky is proud to partner with them to further their interoperability initiatives,”...

John Rademacher, Option Care Health, WellSky


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Seema Verma

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Verma on PHE flexibilities: ‘I don’t think it’s possible to go back to business as usual’

October 8, 2021Liz Beaulieu, Editor

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Seema Verma, former CMS administrator and a new member of WellSky’s board of directors, shares her thoughts on everything from health care software to PHE-related flexibilities to competitive bidding.   HME News: Can you talk about the role that providers of health care software, analytics and services play in improving health care efficiency and outcomes?   Seema Verma: Providers of health care software are on the frontlines, as they create the tools...

Competitive Bidding, Public Health Emergency, Seema Verma, WellSky


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UnityPoint at Home partners with WellSky on care coordination

September 30, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — UnityPoint at Home, a subsidiary of UnityPoint Health that supports UnityPoint Accountable Care, will use WellSky’s care coordination platform and network of more than 4,000 personal care agencies to provide personal care as part of its Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)-at-home program. UnityPoint at Home provides comprehensive in-home care, including home health, hospice, infusion therapy, rehabilitation and HME services in Iowa and Illinois. “We know that more...

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Verma joins WellSky board

September 22, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Seema Verma, former administrator of CMS, has joined WellSky’s board of directors. Verma’s experience creating national health care policies and developing technology standards will accelerate WellSky’s mission to transform care at every level, the company says. “Seema is a nationally recognized health policy expert equipped with a deep understanding of the complexities of the health care industry,” said Bill Miller, WellSky CEO. “With...

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WellSky taps former Cigna exec

September 9, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has named Andy Eilert as president, emerging markets, where he will focus on enhancing WellSky’s provider software and analytics capabilities to optimize care and scale provider performance in emerging healthcare markets. Eilert has more than 25 years of experience in health care services and technology, most recently as president of post-acute, home, and emerging solutions at Evernorth, a division of Cigna. “Andy brings decades of experience and proven...

Andy Eilert, Home health care, WellSky


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In brief: ResMed shows ‘strength,’ Apria’s ‘ahead,’ CMS provides bid comparison

August 6, 2021HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – ResMed reported revenue increased 14% to $876.1 million for the fourth quarter of 2021 compared to the same period last year. Net income was $195.1 million vs. $177.8 million.  The company reported revenue increased 8% to $3.2 billion for fiscal year 2021 compared to the previous year. Net income was $474.5 million vs. $621.7 million.  “Our fourth quarter and full-year fiscal year 2021 results continue to demonstrate the strength and resiliency of our business,”...

AOPA, Apria, CRT, Kubat HealthCare, Lifeway Mobility, NCART, NRRTS, ResMed, WellSky


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WellSky enhances social services coordination

August 4, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has entered into a definitive agreement to buy Healthify, a company that connects health care organizations with social services organizations to address social determinants of health. Together, WellSky and Healthify will connect providers across and within communities to identify social needs, search for social services and coordinate care with an accountable network of community partners to improve outcomes and remove social barriers to health and wellness, according...

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WellSky names new CFO 

April 22, 2021HME News Staff

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – WellSky has named Akash Raj chief financial officer effective immediately. Raj has a lengthy track record leading multiple Fortune 500 companies, including most recently Motorola, through unprecedented periods of growth and strategic transformation. “Akash brings a wealth of experience in leading finance organizations at established companies,” said Bill Miller, CEO. “His acute understanding of software and services and capital deployment will...

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