Historic Milestones

2016 Interim HealthCare celebrates 50th anniversary with 320 franchise locations in the United States employing nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other health care professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 170,000 people each year. 

Interim HealthCare Inc. launches new stand-alone franchise offering for hospice services based on the growth in demand and demographics for hospice care at home for those facing the final stages of their life.

2015 Levine Leichtman Capital Partners and management acquire Caring Brands International which includes the legendary brand, Interim HealthCare.
2014 The additional acquisition of Manly, Australia based Just Better Care continues to position the Caring Brands International family of brands globally for success with more than 530 franchise locations in seven countries.
2013 Interim HealthCare Inc. goes global with the acquisition of UK-based Bluebird Care Franchises Limited with combined network sales of $850 million and more than 500 locations.
2012 Interim HealthCare Inc. is acquired by private equity firm The Halifax Group in partnership with Interim HealthCare Inc. management.
2011 Interim HealthCare divests ancillary businesses to become a 100% franchise company with divestiture of ContinuLink.
2009 Hospice expansion with participation from Medicare Certified franchisees.
2006 Interim HealthCare Inc. is acquired by Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm.
2003-2004 Focus returns to growth and operational enhancement with $600 million in network sales, more than 300 Interim HealthCare locations throughout the US.
2001-2002 Company celebrates 35th Anniversary. Financial turnaround is successful and company recapitalized post IPS. Also named as the "Top Home Care Franchise in the United States" by USA Today.
1998-2000 Medicare reimbursement changed to "Interim Payment System" (IPS). One third of all home health agencies fail. Interim faces new challenges.
1997 Interim HealthCare is sold to Cornerstone Equity Investors & Bank of America Capital and becomes a privately held entity.
1996 30th Anniversary for Interim HealthCare with 412 locations and $706 million in sales. Company moves to NYSE
1994 Company spun off by H&R Block and becomes publicly tradedon NASDAQ.
1992 Name changed to Interim and the "temporary heroes" advertising campaign is introduced to promote multiple brands under the Interim banner.
1991 25th Anniversary of Medical Personnel Pool with 314 locations and $458 million in sales
1986 20th Anniversary for Medical Personnel Pool with 235 locations and $259 million in sales
1980 Company leads change in Medicare laws to permit proprietary companies to become Medicare providers.
1978 Personnel Pool of America (PPA) becomes a subsidiary of H&R Block, Inc. Franchise Owners Advisory Council formed.
1976 Denver franchisees, the first provider in the USA to supply supplemental staff relief in health care facilities.
1975 Industrial and clerical divisions renamed "Personnel Pool"
1972 Home health care sales exceed commercial sales for first time
1969 Corporate Service Center moves from Chicago to Ft. Lauderdale
1967 First Medical Personnel Pool franchise owner opens office in Palm Beach. Al Sorensen becomes President.
1966 Medical Personnel Pool is created
1962 Al Sorensen, co-founder of Interim HealthCare, joins company as sales person.
1958 First franchise sold
1956 Name Changed to Labor Pool
1946 City Car Unloaders is founded in Chicago
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