More than 8,000 unionized nursing home employees in New York City and on Long Island have given the OK for a possible strike, as contract talks continue.
Kent Wallace has been named executive VP and COO at Louisville, Ky.-based Kindred Healthcare, which operates nearly 2,400 healthcare facilities across the U.S.
New Hampshire nursing homes could lose $7 million in expected Medicaid reimbursements as part of a plan to close a $58 million budget hole in the state's Department of Health and Human Services.
Shareholders of Gentiva Health Services have agreed to sell the home health and hospice company to Kindred Healthcare, paving the way to form the country's largest post-acute-care operator.
A federal panel's recommendation that reimbursement for rehabilitation be the same for inpatient rehabilitation facilities and skilled-nursing facilities is getting immediate pushback from industry stakeholders who say patient care will suffer.
Although nearly twice as many people in the U.S. were diagnosed with end-stage renal disease in 2012 compared with 20 years ago, the number of new cases diagnosed annually has fallen since 2010
Addus HomeCare has acquired Priority Home Health Care, further expanding its footprint in Ohio. Downers Grove, Ill.-based Addus focuses on the dual-eligible population, providing home and community-based services.
Kindred Healthcare is terminating leases on nine nursing centers as part of a move to scale back its operations in the skilled-nursing space.
Specialty Hospitals of Washington, a Washington, D.C.-based operator of long-term acute-care hospitals and nursing homes, announced Monday that it had emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy with a new owner and a new CEO.
Kindred Healthcare set Feb. 2 as the closing date for its merger with Gentiva Health Services after completing an offering of $1.35 billion in senior unsecured debt that will help fund the deal.
Healthcare added 28,900 jobs last month to bring the sector's employment across hospitals, ambulatory care, nursing and residential providers to 14.9 million workers, the latest federal data show. Robust growth in ambulatory care was largely responsible for the gains.
With the ink barely dry on its most recent acquisition deal, Kindred Healthcare has jumped back into the M&A market to scoop up Centerre Healthcare Corp., an inpatient rehab provider.