Encompass Home Health, Hospice CEO April Anthony to Step Down in June

April Anthony, CEO of Home Health and Hospice at Encompass Health Corp. (NYSE: EHC) will be stepping down in mid-June of this year. The move comes at a time when the company is considering a repositioning of its home health and hospice business, including a potential spin off or sale. Anthony founded Encompass Home Health […]

Private Equity Investment in Hospice Hits All-Time High, Valuations Rising

Private equity interest in the hospice sector has been gaining momentum in recent years, raising the stakes in hospice deals and stepping up competition for acquisition targets. Private equity transactions and an influx of new deals during 2021 could drive up hospice valuations that have already reached record highs. The hospice market remained extremely active […]

Amedisys, UMC Health Open Jointly Owned Hospice, Home Health Operation

Amedisys (NASDAQ: AMED) has partnered with the UMC Health System in Texas to launch a new hospice and home health location. The new operation will serve patients in Lubbock and the surrounding communities. With the COVID-19 pandemic causing patients anxiety about receiving institutional care, the outbreak has accelerated the trend of moving more health care […]