Amedisys, Strategic Healthcare Programs to help enhance patients' care experience

In an ongoing effort to improve the quality of patient care and patients´ home health experience, Amedisys, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMED) is partnering with Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) for real-time data and benchmarking solutions, the companies said.

SHP, a leader in performance improvement for post-acute care providers, will empower Amedisys with real-time reports on critical clinical and process measures. With the largest benchmark database and real-time access to metrics, SHP provides quantitative insights for performance management. This data will allow Amedisys to track performance and proactively make informed decisions and adjustments where needed.

Amedisys, Inc. is a leading healthcare at home company delivering personalized home health and hospice care. Amedisys is focused on delivering the care that is best for our patients, whether that is home-based recovery and rehabilitation after an operation or injury, care focused on empowering them to manage a chronic disease, or hospice care at the end of life.

More than 2,200 hospitals and 61,900 physicians nationwide have chosen Amedisys as a partner in post-acute care. Founded in 1982, headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA with an executive office in Nashville, TN, Amedisys is a publicly held company. With more than 13,000 employees, in 395 care centers in 34 states, Amedisys is dedicated to delivering the highest quality of care to the doorsteps of 360,000 patients in need every year.

Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) is a leader in performance improvement for post-acute care providers.