Profile: Amedisys Inc (AMED.O)
Amedisys, Inc., incorporated on June 28, 1994, is a healthcare services company. The Company's segments are Home Health, Hospice, Personal Care and Other. The Company is a provider of home health, hospice and personal care services. As of April 1, 2019, the Company owned and operated more than 473 care centers in 38 states and the District of Columbia.
The Company's Home Health segment provides compassionate healthcare to help its patients recover from surgery or illness, live with chronic diseases, and prevent avoidable hospital readmissions. Its care team includes nurses who are trained and certified to administer medications, care for wounds, monitor vital signs and provide a range of other nursing services; therapists specialized in physical, speech and occupational therapy, and aides who assist its patients with completing important personal tasks.
The Hospice segment provides support for those who are dealing with a terminal illness. Individuals with a terminal illness, such as heart disease, pulmonary disease, Alzheimer's, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) or cancer may be eligible for hospice care, if they have a life expectancy of six months or less. The Personal care segment provides patients with assistance with the essential activities of daily living.
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