Florida Supreme Court Decides Referral Sources are Protected Business Interests

  By Elizabeth Hogue Attorney at Law (877) 871-4062 ElizabethHogue@ElizabethHogue.net   The Florida Supreme Court has issued a decision that says that home care referral sources can be protected legitimate business interests under applicable statutes in Florida. (Elizabeth White v. Mederi Caretenders Visiting Services of Southeast Florida, LLC et al; Americare Home Therapy, Inc. v. … Continue reading

Texas Judge overturns Overtime Rule.

A U.S. District Court judge in Texas on Thursday, August 31, 2017, dismissed an Obama administration attempt to expand federal overtime rules, saying the Department of Labor relied too heavily on a salary threshold to determine exemption. The expanded overtime rule had already been put on hold with a preliminary injunction just days before it … Continue reading

Stephen Tweed named “Legend of the Speaking Profession”

The Selection Committee of the Veteran Speakers Retreat has announced a new inductee into the “Legends of the Speaking Profession”.  Stephen Tweed, CSP, Founder and CEO of  Leading Home Care … a Tweed Jeffries company, was inducted into the Legends at the 30th Annual Veteran Speakers Retreat held in Front Royal, Virginia on August 26, … Continue reading

Grow Your Private Pay Home Care Business

Want to grow your Private Pay Home Care Business?   Join hundreds of other owners, CEOs, and C-suite leaders of private pay home care in Long Beach, CA on Sunday, October 15, 2017 for the National Association for Home Care and Hospice Annual Convention.  NAHC will host a pre-conference workshop on Key Strategies to Develop … Continue reading

Leaving a Lasting Legacy in Home Health Care

By Stephen Tweed What will be your legacy when you finish your career in home care?  What will you leave behind that will continue to make a difference? Last Thursday, August 17, 2017, I had the opportunity to witness an amazing transition in home health care that will live on forever. Mark Baiada, founder and … Continue reading

How to Get More Referrals and Increase Market Share: Arrangements with Ambulatory Surgical Centers

By Elizabeth Hogue Outpatient surgeries, including joint replacements, have outstripped inpatient surgeries over the last 10 years. Specifically, from 1990 to 2014 outpatient surgery rates have grown 15.4%, which has resulted in a drastic reduction in total inpatient surgeries. According to the American Hospital Association’s Annual Survey data, there were 9.015 million inpatient surgeries and … Continue reading

Another Digital Disruptor Bites the Dust

By Stephen Tweed   For the past several years, we’ve been keeping you informed of new developments at the “Digital Disruptors” who are attempting to bring about the “Uberization” of home care.  These companies are using technology go connect clients and caregivers using the technology that has made Uber so successful in competing with taxi’s … Continue reading

Understanding Your Competition – Home Care Franchises

By Stephen Tweed Who are your biggest competitors?  How do you know?  How will understanding your competitors help you grow your business? Last month, I wrote to you about “Your New Biggest Competitor” – Affiliated home care agencies. These are private pay in-home personal care agencies that are affiliated with a home health agency, hospice, … Continue reading