VITAS, Gentiva, Home Health & Hospice Care Expand Inpatient Services; Banner Health Shutters Hospice Programs in Phoenix

VITAS Healthcare Expands Hospital-Based Inpatient Hospice Center Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE) VITAS Healthcare recently expanded its inpatient hospice care unit at the Florida-based Broward Health Medical Center. The inpatient facility now has 12 patient beds, up from eight prior to the renovations. VITAS expects to serve roughly 550 patients annually at the center. “VITAS is […]

VITAS Opens New, Permanent Inpatient Unit at Florida Hospital

VITAS Healthcare, a subsidiary of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHEM), has expanded one of its inpatient hospice units in Florida. VITAS’ new hospice facility at Broward Health Coral Springs features 12 patient beds, a kitchen and a family room. The facility replaces a temporary unit with eight inpatient beds that VITAS began operating at the hospital […]

VITAS Taps Alexander Fernandez as CFO, EVP

Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHE) VITAS Healthcare has appointed Alexander Fernandez as its CFO and executive vice president (EVP). Fernandez oversees the Florida-based hospice company’s finances, investor relations and accounting functions. He will also help to drive VITAS’ growth, accelerate positive financial trends and ensure compliance. Fernandez joins the company at a crucial point in its […]

VITAS Grows Florida Footprint with 2 New Inpatient Hospice Centers

VITAS Healthcare, hospice subsidiary of Chemed Corp. (NYSE: CHEM), this week opened two inpatient facilities in Broward County, Florida. One unit is housed at the Broward Health Medical Center, the other at Sunrise Health and Rehabilitation, with VITAS expecting to care for upwards of 900 patients annually through the new centers. The inpatient unit at […]