Curavi Health Acquires Post-Acute Telemedicine Provider TripleCare

Curavi Health, a post-acute telemedicine provider with the backing of health giant UPMC, has acquired fellow skilled nursing-focused telehealth operator TripleCare. Terms of the acquisition, announced Tuesday and effective immediately, were not disclosed. The Chicago-based specialty investment bank Ziegler served as advisor to TripleCare in the transaction. The combined entity of Curavi and the Long […]

Movers and Shakers: Gurwin Jewish, TripleCare

Friedman Steps Down as CEO of Gurwin Jewish, Almer Named Successor Herbert H. Friedman, founder of Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, is resigning from his post as CEO, Newsday reports. The¬†Commack, N.Y.-based community is a non-profit provider of skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living services. Stuart B. Almer, administrator and chief operating officer, will […]

Telemedicine Could Hold Answer to Lower Hospital Readmission Rates for SNFs

As skilled nursing facilities feel the pressure to reduce readmission rates and manage costs, recent studies point to a technology that SNFs can outsource to achieve both. Telemedicine, which connects specialized doctors with skilled nursing residents through video conferencing, prevents unnecessary transfers from SNFs to hospitals, according to a recent study by the TRECS Institute […]