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The Pennant Group Acquires Signature Healthcare at Home in $80M Deal

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NASDAQ: PNTG) has agreed to acquire Signature Healthcare at Home’s hospice and home health assets for a price tag of $80 million. Signature Healthcare at Home has an average daily census (ADC) of more than 300 hospice patients, with its home health admissions reaching upwards of 12,000 patients during the last year.

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Pennant Group Gains New England Foothold with Hartford HealthCare Partnership

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The Pennant Group (NASDAQ: PNTG) has inked a management and consulting services agreement with Hartford HealthCare at Home (HHCAH). HHCAH is the home health and hospice segment of the Hartford HealthCare integrated health system. Flaks, president and CEO of Hartford HealthCare, in a statement. “We raise compared to Q1 in 2023.

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Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice Rebrands as Andwell Health Partners

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Maine-based Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice has rebranded as Andwell Health Partners to better reflect its growing suite of services. We’re now the largest independent, nonprofit, home and community-based healthcare organization in Maine,” Fournier says. Our name may have changed, but our heart hasn’t.

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New Day Healthcare Acquires Compassion Hospice

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The home health and hospice provider New Day Healthcare has acquired Texas-based Compassion Hospice for an undisclosed amount. “New Day Healthcare is pleased to welcome Compassion Hospice to our platform. The post New Day Healthcare Acquires Compassion Hospice appeared first on Hospice News.

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The Essential Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Messaging for Home Care Teams

Explore the risks posed by non-compliant consumer apps like Instagram and WhatsApp in healthcare settings. Learn about potential HIPAA penalties and use a self-evaluation flowchart to determine your organization's need for HIPAA-compliant messaging.

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Big Bend Hospice, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Launch Transitional Care Partnership

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Florida-based Big Bend Hospice and the Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare system are partnering to provide transitional care to seriously and terminally ill patients. ” The post Big Bend Hospice, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Launch Transitional Care Partnership appeared first on Hospice News.

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Canon Healthcare Owner Receives Prison Sentence, $42 Million Fine in Fraud Case

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After three years of investigation, a federal court in Louisiana has sentenced the former owner of Canon Healthcare, Shiva Akula, to serve 240 months in prison for his involvement in health care fraud. The post Canon Healthcare Owner Receives Prison Sentence, $42 Million Fine in Fraud Case appeared first on Hospice News.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Discover practical strategies for securely exchanging PHI within your healthcare organization, including assessing risks and implementing effective safeguards. Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency!