Cloud Computing  Mar 24  Comment 
Axxess, an industry leader in home health management software across North America, announced the launch of its new mobile app for its home health agency clients. The new state-of-the-art mobile app empowers home health...
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 26  Comment 
To enter Hyderabad, Pune; new package in store for physically challenged children
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 12  Comment 
Plans to expand its home healthcare services across 50 cities in two years
Cloud Computing  Jan 31  Comment 
Physio-Control, Inc., the world leader in emergency medical response technologies today announced it has entered into a merger agreement with Duluth, Minnesota-based Sansio - a leading provider of Software-as-a-Service...
New York Times  Jan 31  Comment 
The New York State Department of Health rescinded its recommendation that a home health care agency, Americare Certified Special Services, be granted an expanded license.     
New York Times  Jan 30  Comment 
The Health Department has recommended that Americare be given an unrestricted home health care license in 14 counties, including all of New York City.     
New York Times  Dec 24  Comment 
In a crowded field, it can be useful to seek out agencies that have received voluntary accreditation by independent organizations.     
Reuters  Sep 19  Comment 
(Corrects designation of Rod Windley in paragraph 6 to executive chairman from CEO)
Bloomberg  Jun 28  Comment 
Amedisys Faces U.S. Medicare Pay Cut for Home Health Care Amedisys Inc., Gentiva Health Services Inc. and other in-home health-care providers tumbled in New York trading...


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According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research "Home Healthcare Market - Global Industry Size, Market Share, Trends, Analysis and Forecast, 2012 - 2018", ( the global home healthcare market is estimated to be worth USD 195.6 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach the value of USD 305.9 billion by 2018, growing at a CAGR of 7.7% from 2012 to 2018. The Americas region is expected to lead the global home healthcare market in terms of revenue till 2018. The total home healthcare market in the Americas is expected to reach the value of USD 150.8 billion by 2018 followed by Europe with total revenue of USD 80.5 billion.

The shift from conventional treatment to proactive monitoring is opening up new opportunities in the home Healthcare market. Patients prefer such services mainly because of convenience and cost effectiveness. Third party healthcare service is also in growing demand due to better quality of treatment provided by trained professionals.

Home Healthcare services are provided by healthcare professionals to patients at their own homes. These services are also called formal or skilled care services. Respiratory therapy, rehabilitation services, home infusion therapy, unskilled home care, telehealth, etc. are some major home Healthcare services provided.

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