Lifespark CEO: One-service Agencies Won’t Survive in Evolving Care Economy
Jun 1, 2022
In McKnights Home Care, reporter Diane Eastabrook talked with Lifespark CEO, Joel Theisen about one-service home care agencies. According to Joel, just as isolation can be deadly to seniors, isolation can be deadly to home care and hospice agencies as well.
Value-based care will reward companies that connect seniors to a variety of services, including those that address activities of daily living, Theisen told McKnights Home Care Daily Pulse in a recent McKnight’s Home Care Newsmakers podcast. Agencies that offer only one service, such as home care or home health, will have difficulty competing as payers look to providers that offer a more holistic approach to care, he explained.
This interview with Lifespark CEO, Joel Theisen, BSN, RN, is part of a McGuireWoods series featuring interviews with C-suite leadership of private equity-backed portfolio companies. Joel talks with the editor covering a few key areas about Lifespark including what it means to live a sparked life, how does his nursing background inform his business decisions, growth strategy, working […]
Lifespark Chief Medical Officer, Nick Schneeman, shared his thoughts on this topic in a recent article published in Time Magazine. He offered up tips on how to trim your medication list for seniors and their families. The cascade of drugs is responsible for a vast but underpublicized American tragedy. Medication overload will contribute to the […]
Four Key Questions When Private Equity Comes Calling
January 4, 2024Meaghan Puglisi
Private Equity (PE) investment can be key to gaining the capital and expertise you need to grow, but it also comes with strings attached. In an article published in Chief Executive magazine, Joel Theisen, Lifespark CEO, shares four key questions he’s learned to ask about working with PE. Joel writes, as the CEO of a […]