— August 1, 2016
- Interim HealthCare Inc., the nation’s leading home health care, senior care, hospice and healthcare staffing franchise, announced today that it has launched a new stand-alone franchise offering for hospice services. The growth in demand and demographics for hospice care at home to care for those facing the final stages of their life, spurred the development of the new franchise offering.
“Interim HealthCare was the first health care franchise company in the United States, so it makes sense that we are the one to now offer the full continuum of franchise offerings,” said Kathleen Gilmartin, CEO and President of Interim HealthCare Inc. “We are the most experienced healthcare franchise company with a national hospice support team that is beyond compare.” Interim HealthCare Inc. has successfully guided hospice growth within the Interim home health care network since 2008 with 16 franchisees operating 35 hospices across the country today.
Current trends support the company’s strategic expansion program, with hospice ranked one of the fastest growing segments in the health care continuum. Spending for hospice care was $9.5 billion in 2006, $15.1 billion in 2013 and is projected to increase to $45 billion by year 2020. The United States Census Bureau projects the population aged 65 and over will rise to 53.7 million or 16.5% of the total population by year 2020. The growing number of Medicare Beneficiaries will be a driving force for end of life care provided at home, ensuring a strong market for Interim HealthCare Hospice.
“Today, a hospice franchise program from Interim HealthCare can enhance an existing Medicare Certified Home Care business or provide an outstanding opportunity for new health care entrepreneurs,” comments Michael Bohannon, Vice President of Franchise Development. “We provide our franchise partners with one of the strongest programs available in the industry. Helping business owners leverage their experience with our unequaled corporate support is why the average tenure of our franchise owners’ is 20 years.”
About Interim HealthCare
Interim HealthCare Inc., founded in 1966, is a leading national franchisor of home care, hospice and healthcare staffing. It is part of Caring Brands International which also includes UK-based Bluebird Care and Australia-based Just Better Care, both well-known franchise brands in their countries. With more than 530 franchise locations in seven countries Caring Brands International is a global health care leader.
Interim HealthCare in the United States is unique in combining the commitment of local ownership with the support of a national organization that develops innovative programs and quality standards that improve the delivery of service. Franchisees employ nurses, therapists, aides, companions and other healthcare professionals who provide 25 million hours of home care service to 190,000 people each year, meeting a variety of home health, senior care, hospice, palliative care, pediatric care and healthcare staffing needs. For more information about an Interim HealthCare hospice or home care and staffing franchise visit www.interimfranchising.com or call Michael Bohannon at (954) 858-2699. (email: [email protected]
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