Monthly Archives: June 2010

Gentiva Purchases United of Baton Rouge & Odyssey Hospice

Gentiva, Inc., purchased Baton Rouge based United Home Care Services in late May. The owner of United was Ron Strother and the agency had been run by Ron’s daughter Amy for a period of time. United had locations in Prairieville, … Continue reading

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Lewis Computers sold to HEALTHCAREfirst

Mergers and acquisitions are in the home health news frequently. This past Monday’s news of Lewis Computers sale to HEALTHCAREfirst impacts a large number of Louisiana providers that use Lewis software. First about Lewis and HEALTHCAREfirst. The joint press release … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Care in the Home in PPACA

The story is told of the new CEO of a drill bit company, a neophyte to drilling & the oil industry. The new Chief Executive spent an entire week listening intently to the top people in his new company. They … Continue reading

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