Brookdale Ranks Among Largest Home Health Providers

Providers across the senior care spectrum are tapping into the home health market to expand their services, as evidenced by LexisNexis’ 2015 rankings of the leading providers of home health in the United States. Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD) snagged a spot among the top-10 home health providers, and it’s not the only company with […]

Home Care Giant to Consolidate, Close 54 Outposts

Amedisys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED), a nationwide provider of home health and hospice services, says it is closing 29 branches and consolidating another 25 care centers across the country. The 29 branches consist of 23 home health and six hospice branches, while the consolidating 25 care centers include 21 home health and four hospice properties. As […]

Long-Term Care Among Best Partners to Lower Hospital Readmissions

Long-term care facilities were among the best partners for hospitals to lower their preventable readmission rates, a new survey shows. Partnering with long-term care and skilled nursing facilities was a chief strategy among 64% of senior hospital leaders working to limit preventable hospital readmissions, according to a survey from HealthLeaders Media Intelligence Unit in collaboration […]