What to Expect as a Hospice Volunteer

Posted by Amedisys on Apr 10, 2019 1:31:54 PM

For patients on hospice care, volunteers play an essential role. Whether they’re simply being present with a patient or helping behind the scenes, volunteers help create trusting bonds and meaningful memories for hospice patients and their loved ones. Just as volunteers are important to hospice patients, hospice patients make service work rewarding for volunteers.

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Meet the 2018 Spirit of Excellence Winners

Posted by Amedisys on Jan 3, 2019 1:19:06 PM

Those who nominated these individuals have been awed by their compassion and advocacy for patients and families. Many have learned from them. Many admire them. We believe they deserve special attention for demonstrating the Amedisys SPIRIT and exemplifying the motto, “service is our passion.”

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Welcoming Sharon Brunecz

Posted by Amedisys on Jul 26, 2018 11:46:26 AM

Sharon Brunecz joined Amedisys in June as Chief Human Resource Officer and has already started off running. Brunecz came to us from US Acute Care Solutions (USACS), where she served as chief human resources officer. During her three years with USACS, she had overall accountability for human resources, corporate communications and marketing functions.

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Finding Our WHY at Amedisys

Posted by Paul Kusserow on Jul 25, 2018 4:57:07 PM

I recently had the opportunity to read Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why, and I highly recommend it. He also gives an inspiring TEDTalk that boils his message down to its essence. Sinek explores why some leaders and organizations can inspire others, both inside and outside of the “company,” to help advance their mission and vision. He also articulates why there are unique and special places that have value – economically, culturally and socially – that is invaluable. Sinek’s premise is simple – it all starts from the inside out, whereas most of the world starts from the outside in which is backwards. It all starts with an organization’s WHY. Why do we do what we do? 

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