In the wake of a final rule issuance on emergency preparedness from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), home health care companies were tested Friday as Hurricane Matthew barreled down on the United States.
When unprecedented flooding hit Louisiana last month, Paul Kusserow, CEO of Baton Rouge-based Amedisys Inc., had to consider the safety of both staff and fragile clients. The disaster claimed the life of the home health care company’s founder, left almost a quarter of the company’s 400 corporate employees with flooded homes and property, and put at risk the firm’s local hospice patients.
One of the nation’s largest home health care providers, Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based Amedisys Inc. has hired Susan Sender, RN, as chief clinical officer and senior vice president.
When it comes to some of the major recent programs rolled out by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), including star ratings and pre-claim audits, the leader of one of the nation’s largest home health providers is projecting confidence.
After a long hiatus from dealmaking, home health giant Amedisys is pursuing acquisitions again to expand geographically and add personal-care services to its traditional skilled-nursing offerings.
Mega-mergers by commercial insurers are prompting hospitals to partner up and that's creating an arms race that is not improving the cost of care for consumers, said panelists at a Nashville Health Care Council luncheon Tuesday.
"Aging in place" is the mantra of Baby Boomers hoping to live out their senior years at home, and Amedisys (AMED) is looking to play a role in realizing that.
Steve Jobs once said, “Simple is harder than complex.” Human resources embodies that mantra where the complexities of behind the curtain data and analytics can yield the simplistic beauty of a great culture.
As the Great Flood pounded South Carolina last year, endangering so many lives, our local nurses, specialists in healthcare at home, quickly came to the rescue.
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