Following Acquisition, Parent Kindred Adopts Gentiva’s Point-of-Care Software
A year and a half ago, Kindred Healthcare Inc. (KND:NYSE) announced that it was
acquiring Gentiva Health Services Inc. (NASDAQ:GTIV), sparking the usual speculation about how two large organizations will manage the challenges that naturally arise during marriages of such stature. (See HCTR 10/8/14, Gentiva Agrees to $1.8 Billion Takeover Offer from Kindred Healthcare) We were particularly interested in the technology challenges so we spoke recently with Brandon Ballew, a longtime Gentiva financial executive who is now Kindred at Home’s Chief Operating Officer…
Gentiva Rolls Out Point-of-Care Software to 264 Branches in 10 Weeks
It is quite possible that nothing like this has ever happened before. Gentiva Home Healthcare, one of the largest agencies in the nation, rolled out a new clinical point-of-care software system to all 264 branches in 10 weeks. Even more remarkable, from the project’s beginning in September through today, the organization has experienced no productivity decline…
Healthcare at Home Shows Up Well in 2016 Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing List
Companies that provide in-home care services, including hospice, plus the vendors that provide products and software to these companies, do not exactly dominate this year’s Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies but our industry is certainly well-represented.
The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the
American economy’s most dynamic segment — its independent small businesses.
Companies such as Microsoft, Dell, LinkedIn, Yelp, Zillow, and many other now household names gained their first national exposure as honorees of the Inc. 5000…..