Industry News • January 4, 2019
AccentCare, Inc., a nationwide leader in post-acute healthcare, acquired Steward Home Care and Hospice, effective December 31, 2018.
Steward Home Care and Hospice is one of the largest post-acute care providers in its region, serving more than 14,000 patients annually across eight counties in Massachusetts and New Hampshire. While under new ownership, Steward Home Care and Hospice will continue to serve as the exclusive preferred post-acute provider in Steward Health’s care services network and will also participate in Steward Health Choice’s accountable care organization (ACO), which covers over one million lives.
“AccentCare brings clinical and operational expertise and resources to Steward Home Care and Hospice that will benefit our patients and members in the communities we serve,” said Ruben Jose King-Shaw Jr., Chief Strategy Officer and President of Steward Health Care Network.
Acquiring Steward Home Care and Hospice expands AccentCare’s footprint to a 16-state reach and its delivery to over 110,000 patients and clients annually.
“I am excited for Steward Home Care and Hospice to join the AccentCare family and honored to serve the Steward Health Care system,” said AccentCare CEO Steve Rodgers. “We are impressed with the dedication of Steward’s employees, and I am confident the uniting of our two companies will deliver our collective best for patients and community healthcare partners.”
“Steward Health Care is proud of its services across the care continuum, including our home health and hospice divisions that provide valuable in-home care,” said Brian Swartz, President, Steward Home Care and Hospice. “We are delighted to join a post-acute care company of AccentCare’s caliber in quality and customer service.”
This article originally appeared in an article in PRWeb.