Why Home Health is One of the Fastest Growing Healthcare Markets

Home health spending continues to grow in the U.S., outpacing overall healthcare spending and GDP. CMS reported that home health spending reached $103 billion in 2017, and is predicted to grow by 6.7 percent annually by 2020, while healthcare spending overall is only expected to grow 5.5 percent each year, according to Home Health Care News. At a recent webinar presented by law firm Polsinelli, Dallas-based managing partner Jon Henderson hosted leading experts in the field to give an update on the home health market. Cortney Marcin, a director in consulting firm BDO’s Center For Healthcare Excellence and Innovation, discussed the… Full Story

Texas Health Resources and Encompass Make Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work

Texas Health Resources and Encompass Health have both been named to Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work this year. For Texas Health, it is the fifth year in a row the hospital system has been named to the list. Texas Health cracked the top 10 at number nine, while Encompass was ranked 54. Both companies were also named to Fortune’s best places to work for women this year as well. The publication partners with Great Places to Work to survey 300,000 employees nationwide. They evaluate their confidence in the direction of their company, pride in their jobs, and relationships with co-workers.… Full Story