PE-Owned Hospice Giant Compassus Reportedly Considering a Sale

Private equity-backed Compassus could soon be up for sale, according to a Jan. 8 report from PE Hub. PE Hub cited “three people familiar with the matter” for its article, which claims Compassus has tapped an advisor from Jefferies Financial Group to help the company prepare for an upcoming sales process. Jefferies had no comment […]

Death-Positive Movement Fueling Hospice Growth

With more than 1.4 million Americans receiving hospice care every year, the demand for high-quality end-of-life care is only projected to rise in years to come. In Minnesota, a “death-positive” movement is to thank, experts say. The number of hospice patients in Minnesota has tripled since 2000 and currently accounts for more than half of […]

Movers & Shakers: Traditions Health Names New CFO, Blue Wolf Capital Expands Operating Team

Traditions Health Names New Chief Financial Officer Alan Blakeney is joining Traditions Health, LLC, a home health and hospice provider in Texas and California, as its new chief financial officer. College Station, Texas-based Traditions is a holding company that focuses on the health care industry and related businesses, including home health, hospice and online policy […]

Movers & Shakers: Senior Helpers Add Exec, Caring.com Names New CEO

Bayada Home Health Care Names Jennifer Scoggins the New Director of its Bennington Office Bayada Home Health Care named Jennifer Scoggins, who has been working with the company as a physical therapist since 2014, the new director of its Bennington, Vermont office, according to an report from the Bennington Banner. Bayada is a provider of […]

Movers & Shakers: Compassus Names Medical Director for Cleveland Hospice Program

New Medical Director for Compassus’ Cleveland Hospice Program Compassus—a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health programs based in Nashville—announced Monday it has tapped Charles Koepke as medical director for the hospice program serving Cleveland and surrounding communities. Founded in 2006, Compassus has more than 150 local programs in 31 states. As medical […]

Death Doulas Gain Buzz, Start Making Hospice Connections

Doulas, known for helping people go through childbirth, are now helping at the end of life as well. Some hospices have seen an opportunity to work with doulas, while others say that their tried-and-true volunteer programs are already providing similar services. Hiring a birth doula—also known as a birth companion or birth coach—has grown increasingly […]

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