Empath Health, Stratum Health Merger Moving Forward

Post-acute care providers Empath Health and Stratum Health have received approval to merge from their boards of directors, clearing the way for the deal to close. Regulatory approval is pending and is expected to come through in Jan. 2021. Empath and Stratum are parent companies of Suncoast Hospice and Tidewell hospice, respectively. Their merged enterprise […]

Tidewell Hospice Rolls Out Large-Scale Virtual Reality Program

Florida-based Tidewell Hospice has initiated a virtual reality program to aid in symptom management as well as help patients cope with social isolation, which has become even more critical and challenging during the COVID-19 pandemic.  An increasing number of hospice providers are incorporating virtual reality technology into patient care to help reduce pain, anxiety and […]

Hospice, Home Care Providers Empath Health and Stratum to Merge 

Empath Health, owner of Suncoast Hospice, and Stratum Health, which operates Tidewell Hospice, plan to merge their two companies with an anticipated integration date of January 2023. The two Florida-based companies intend to build a combined, hospice-based integrated care network that would provide home- and community-based services to patients suffering from serious and chronic disease […]