UPMC launches telemedicine startup for nursing home patients

By Shelby Livingston  |  September 23, 2016

UPMC health system has announced the launch of a telemedicine software company that will help patients reach doctors during off hours. The move is aimed at reducing avoidable hospital admissions among nursing home patients.

Amedisys back in the acquisitions hunt

By Dave Barkholz  |  September 02, 2016

After a long hiatus from dealmaking, home health giant Amedisys is pursuing acquisitions again to expand geographically and add personal-care services to its traditional skilled-nursing offerings.

Stephen Flatt to lead nursing-home chain National Healthcare Corp.

Stephen Flatt to lead nursing-home chain National Healthcare Corp.

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 16, 2016

National Healthcare Corp., one of the nation's largest nursing home and assisted-living chains, has tapped its current president, Stephen Flatt, to be its next CEO. Flatt, who becomes CEO on Jan. 1, succeeds long-time CEO Robert Adams.

Select Medical rides outpatient rehab boom to Q2 profit

By Dave Barkholz  |  August 05, 2016

Select Medical Holdings overcame an earnings wobble in its specialty hospital division to post solid second-quarter gains in revenue and profit on the strength of rising outpatient volumes.

$1 billion Medicare fraud conspiracy alleged in Miami

$1 billion Medicare fraud conspiracy alleged in Miami

By Erica Teichert  |  July 22, 2016

The owner of more than 30 skilled-nursing and assisted-living facilities in the Miami area and two co-conspirators have been charged for their involvement in a $1 billion Medicare fraud and money laundering scheme.

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