DailyFinance  Sep 16  Comment 
Filed under: Family Money, Personal Finance, Elder Care, Home Health Care Getty Images Today, 43 million people in the U.S. are caring for family members or friends who are over 50, and that number is expected to rise dramatically over the next...
Benzinga  Sep 5  Comment 
Below are the top home health care stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of return on equity. The trailing-twelve-month return on equity at Gentiva Health Services (NASDAQ: GTIV) is 182.40%. Gentiva Health's revenue for the same period is...
New York Times  Sep 1  Comment 
Labor organizers hope to recruit home health care aides to join in protests in 100 cities on Thursday.
Benzinga  Aug 27  Comment 
Below are the top home health care stocks on the NYSE and the NASDAQ in terms of profit margin. The trailing-twelve-month profit margin at Chemed (NYSE: CHE) is 6.10%. Chemed's PEG ratio is 1.46. The trailing-twelve-month profit margin at LHC...
Reuters  Aug 12  Comment 
Private equity firm GTCR LLC has hired investment banks to find a buyer for Curo Health Services, a provider of home healthcare and hospice services, and hopes it will...
Forbes  Aug 11  Comment 
For all that has been written about China’s impending aging crisis, few foreign investors and operators are paying equal attention to India’s own demographic problem.  By 2050, China’s 60+ population will have grown from 110 million people...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 31  Comment 
Global chipmaker Qualcomm on Thursday said it has made a strategic investment in home healthcare company, Portea Medical, to help the firm scale its network and service delivery. No finan...
SeekingAlpha  Jul 30  Comment 
ByHeather Ingrassia: As someone who has covered the home health care sector for just over a short while, I always find it necessary to determine what needs to occur in order for a company to meet and/or exceed analysts' expectations. With that...
Reuters  Jul 17  Comment 
Gentiva Health Services Inc rejected Kindred Healthcare Inc's offer to buy a stake in the home healthcare services provider in favor of a $634.2 million buyout offer from an unnamed party.
Forbes  Jul 1  Comment 
Back in February I wrote about a U.S. Supreme Court case -- Harris v. Quinn -- that I and others thought could have a major effect on public unionization practices in Missouri. Since 2008, Missouri has had a similar home health care union fee...


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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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