Amazon Winding Down Remote, In-Home Health Service Amazon Care

Retail and technology giant Amazon (NYSE: AMZN) is reportedly jettisoning its telehealth and in-home care platform. The company this week internally announced that it will shut down Amazon Care by the end of the year, according to a memo shared with The Washington Post, which is owned by Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos. The move comes […]

Newly Launched Serviam Buys SeniorVu With Eye on Value-Based Care

Nearly three dozen industry operators and investors are backing a newly formed company with a “triple aim” to improve resident experience, healthcare outcomes and care costs. The new company, Serviam Care Network, this week announced it had acquired senior living lead platform SeniorVu. The terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. Backing Serviam are 20 investors and […]

How a Former UnitedHealth/Optum Leader Aims to Transform Senior Care with Lifespark

Lifespark recently announced the hire of Matt Nyquist, a former leader with UnitedHealth Group’s Optum arm, as chief population health officer. Nyquist will help lead Lifespark’s expansion to states beyond its home base of Minnesota later this year. Lifespark’s growth will mark another milestone in senior living’s evolution toward being more integrated within population health […]

A Vision of Senior Living’s New ‘Wellness Era’

Last week, Senior Housing News was thrilled to convene a tremendous group of industry leaders and visionaries at our WELLNESS/DISHED event in Orlando. “The … meeting sparked some of the best discussions I’ve been part of this year on how we can improve and better support the physical, social, mental, and overall wellness of those […]

An Urgent Choice for Senior Living Providers: ‘Self-Disrupt’ or Be Disrupted

Two senior living leaders have spoken of “self-disruption” in recent weeks. Bickford Senior Living Executive Vice President Alan Fairbanks used the term during his appearance on the SHN podcast, Transform. And HumanGood CEO John Cochrane gave an entire keynote presentation on the concept at the LeadingAge Illinois conference on May 17. Cochrane summed up the […]

Harrison Street, Sabra Join Delos Effort to Improve Senior Living Health, Wellness

Harrison Street and Sabra Health Care REIT (Nasdaq: SBRA) are collaborating on a new initiative aimed at creating healthier senior living communities and finding new solutions through research. The companies are working with wellness real estate and technology company Delos, which announced the launch of an initiative it dubbed Wellness Innovation in Senior Environments (WISE) […]