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CareSouth Agencies Recognized as Top Home Health Care Providers


November 13, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, DC--Capitol Partners, a middle market focused private equity firm, has announced that portfolio platform company CareSouth Health System has had six of its Medicare certified home health agencies, involving 19 locations across the Southeast, have been named to Top Agency of the 2013 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. The 2013 Top HomeCare Elite agencies in CareSouth are Greensboro, Marion, Rutherfordton and Columbus, North Carolina; Dothan, Enterprise and Eufaula, Alabama; Athens, Augusta, Eatonton, Elberton, Hartwell, Commerce, Sandersville, Statesboro, Macon, Warner Robins and Milledgeville, Georgia; and Panama City, Florida.

“The 2013 HomeCare Elite winners demonstrate a commitment to providing patient-centered care and serving as leaders in the home health community. Their success is a tribute that managing healthcare data and utilizing it for improvement initiatives lead to high quality care, and we recognize them for their outstanding achievements,” said Mary Oakes, senior vice president of post-acute at National Research. “We congratulate CareSouth on being recognized as a top home care agency.”

According to T.J. Jubeir, managing partner of the private equity firm,"We are excited about this recognition as it continues to underscore the core values of CareSouth as it strives to provide, through its highly dedicated employees, the best service to its patients." He adds,"This recognition is a culmination of years of maintaining and building upon providing the best patient service CareSouth can."

CareSouth CEO and President Rick Griffin credits a focus on innovative clinical programs that drive exceptional outcomes and quality customer service with the agency’s ability to achieve recognition as one of the HomeCare Elite.

“HomeCare Elite agencies are held to a higher standard and thus lead the way for better care for our patients," said Mr. Griffin. “We are very pleased that our agencies have, once again, earned this position and want to acknowledge our staff in our local offices for their dedication to the field of in-home health care.”

CareSouth Health System, Inc., is a leading provider of non-acute health services in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. The company provides Medicare certified home health care services including skilled nursing, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medical social services, registered dietician services and certified nursing assistants in the comfort of the patients' homes. In addition, CareSouth offers private duty/personal care services, hospice, housecall physicians and health and wellness services in select locations. It also delivers business services solutions to third-party providers across the country and employs more than 2400 individuals.

CareSouth is committed to building and maintaining more trust from those it serves, producing more results with superior clinical outcomes and saving more time through outstanding customer service to its patients, their families and its referral sources.

CareSouth consistently ranks above the national average in key metrics year-after-year.

For further information, contact Capitol Partners at 202.955.7960.

 







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