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May 19th, 2017


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May 19th, 2017


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May 19th, 2017

Nursing homes and hospice providers face looming emergency preparedness deadline

After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Amedisys decided it needed to upgrade its disaster plan. The national home healthcare and hospice provider began conducting risk analysis and factoring in local potential hazards to develop a plan to ensure staff and residents at its U.S. facilities could weather natural disasters. From this came several changes: greater coordination with first responders, regular drills and closer collaboration with other Medicare providers.

May 3rd, 2017

What’s in a Name: Amedisys CEO Opens Up About Re-Branding

Less than three years into the tenure of CEO Paul Kusserow, Amedisys Inc. (Nasdaq: AMED) has gotten a facelift.

October 10th, 2016

Home Health Agencies Prep for Hurricane Matthew and Its Aftermath

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.

September 15th, 2016

After the Floods, an Outpouring of Help From the CEO

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.

September 14th, 2016

Amedisys Hires New Chief Clinical Officer

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.

September 7th, 2016

Amedisys CEO: Cracking The Code On Star Rating

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.

September 2nd, 2016

Amedisys Back In The Acquisitions Hunt

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.

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