Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.

Kindred Healthcare in Joint Venture to Build Rehabilitation Hospital in Nashville

Kindred Healthcare and Ascension Saint Thomas announced Thursday that the Health Services and Development Agency of the State of Tennessee has granted Certificate of Need approval for the construction and operation of a freestanding rehabilitation hospital in Nashville, Tenn. The Saint Thomas Rehabilitation Hospital is the product of a joint venture between Ascension Saint Thomas and Kindred.

Home Healthcare Market: Top Companies Strategic Outlook 2019 -2024 Fresenius, GE Healthcare, Linde Group, Mckesson, Roche, A&D Company, Bayada Home Health Care

The “Global Home Healthcare Market Analysis & Forecast 2019-2024” offers detailed coverage of Home Healthcare Market industry and presents main market trends. The market research gives historical and forecast market size, demand, end-use details, price trends, and company shares of the leading Home Healthcare Market producers to provide exhaustive coverage of the market for Home Healthcare Market. Market Players: Fresenius, GE Healthcare (Subsidiary of General Electric Company), Linde Group, Mckesson, Roche, A&D Company, Bayada Home Health Care, Almost Family, Abbott Laboratories, Amedisys, Kindred Healthcare, Kinnser Software, LHC Group, Omron, Philip.

Bayada Home Health Care to Acquire Visiting Nurse Association Health Group

Bayada Home Health Care will acquire fellow home health provider Visiting Nurse Association Health Group as the organization looks to grow its partnerships with hospitals and health systems, the companies announced Monday. Holmdel, N.J.-based Visiting Nurse Association's home health, hospice and physician service programs will be integrated into Bayada's operations and Dr. Steven Landers, president and CEO of VNAHG, will serve as group president overseeing Bayada's home health and hospice specialties, which include all hospital partnerships.

Brookdale Senior Living Announces Nominations of Vicki Freed and Guy Sansone as New Independent Directors

Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") today announced that its Board of Directors (the "Board") has unanimously nominated two new independent director candidates, Vicki Freed and Guy Sansone, to stand for election as Class II Directors at the Company's 2019 Annual Meeting of Stockholders (the "2019 Annual Meeting"). Ms. Freed currently serves as Royal Caribbean International's Senior Vice President of Sales, Trade Support and Service, where she oversees the largest sales team in the cruise line industry. She has more than 25 years of executive leadership experience in the areas of sales, customer service and marketing. Mr. Sansone currently serves as a Managing Director and Chairman of the Healthcare Industry Group at Alvarez & Marsal, a global professional services firm specializing in performance improvement for large, high-profile businesses. He has more than 25 years of experience working as a senior advisor and executive leading efforts to optimize the performance of companies, primarily in the healthcare and senior housing industries.