Category: CareAcademy

  • #HealthTechDeals Episode 35 | CapitalRX, EnsoData, CareAcademy, Inne, and Boulder Care

    Hear the big news? Not only has Oracle bought Cerner, but Larry Ellison says “Interoperability! What interoperability? Oracle has fixed it!” Some new funding deals: CapitalRX raises $106 million; EnsoData raises $20 million; CareAcademy raises $20 million; and Inne raises $10 million; Boulder Care raises $35.7 million. Check out the AHIP Conference 2022 taking place […]

  • Home Care Training Tech: Scale Recruitment and Retention to Increase the Bottom Line

    Recruiting and retention are among the most challenging aspects of home-based care operations, particularly in the wake of COVID-19. According to industry research, employee churn increased significantly as a result of the pandemic and continues to present serious operational challenges. As a result, providers are working hard to get their teams back to pre-pandemic strength, […]

  • Why Quality Care Begins with Quality Education

    Caregiver training is a valuable tool for employee retention and satisfaction. But it is also a critical factor in improving care delivery. This can lead to other positive outcomes such as increased client satisfaction and a strong reputation. Organizations that understand the connection between training and quality care will not only serve their staff, but […]

  • Fueled by Goldman Sachs, Care Academy Lands $20 Million in Funding

    The Boston-based training platform CareAcademy has scored a major investment from one of the most prestigious financial institutions in the country. On Tuesday, CareAcademy announced it had secured $20 million in strategic investments, led by Goldman Sachs Asset Management. The investment is part of Goldman Sachs One Million Black Women initiative, a $10 billion commitment […]

  • Home Care Conference: A Discussion with CareAcademy

    This article is brought to you by CareAcademy. The article is based on a panel discussion that took place during a live session with Helen Adeosun, CEO and Founder of CareAcademy; Jennifer Sheets, president and CEO of Interim HealthCare; and Tim O’Rourke, President of Help at Home. The panel took place at the Home Care […]

  • What Home Care Employers Can Learn from Walmart, Amazon

    For an overwhelming majority of caregivers, access to further education is a factor when determining if they’ll accept a job offer at a home care agency. Additionally, the likelihood of caregivers staying at their current agency increases when they’re offered resources to further their education. That’s according to a new survey conducted by CareAcademy, a […]

  • Walmart Snags Ochsner Executive; Amedisys Names New Hospice Leader

    Walmart’s latest health care hire Walmart has reportedly snagged Dr. David Carmouche from Louisiana-based Ochsner Health to lead its expansion into retail health care. Walmart officially kicked off its health care strategy in 2019 when it opened its first 10,000-square-foot health center in Dallas, Georgia. That initial location even included an on-site connection to home […]

  • Caregiver Churn Remains Key Challenge for Home-Based Care Providers

    Home-based care providers had plenty of COVID-19-related challenges to overcome, including personal protective equipment (PPE) shortages and cash-flow difficulties. Yet caregiver churn remains the top concern for many in-home care operators. It’s one of the greatest roadblocks to growth as well. The public health emergency has only compounded the staffing challenges that have plagued providers […]

  • Best of Care, CareAcademy Working to Curb Vaccine Hesitancy

    States continue to open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to home-based care workers. Despite encouragement from industry leaders, some caregivers remain ambivalent about getting vaccinated. That’s not surprising, as there is a significant degree of vaccine hesitancy among all health care professionals. Roughly 15% of surveyed health care workers have turned down the opportunity to be […]

  • HCAOA Throws Support Behind CareAcademy Program to ‘Reskill’ 1M New Caregivers by 2023

    Just one month after its original launch with venture capital company Kairos HQ, CareAcademy has expanded its caregiver job placement and training initiative. CareAcademy is a Boston-based training platform for home care professionals. The company currently serves roughly 1,000 home care clients and locations. The company’s “Future of Work is Home Care” program aims to […]