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Bay City, MI, United States, 2011/09/01 - A series of acquisitions have launched Michigan-based Hospice Advantage, Inc as one of Mississippi's largest providers. Active in 7 states, Hospice Advantage is among the nation's top hospice agencies that offer services to patients and families.
Hospice Advantage, Inc. today announced its acquisition of Gulf Coast Hospice, LLC of D’Iberville, Mississippi. This marks the third in a series of acquisitions that have positioned the Michigan-based hospice as one of Mississippi’s largest providers. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Since July 1st, Hospice Advantage has acquired 9 free-standing hospices throughout Mississippi including an inpatient facility in Madden. Other agencies are located in Magee, Hattiesburg, Jackson, Southaven, Tupelo, and Vicksburg,
With nearly 150 full-time employees throughout the state, Hospice Advantage President Rod Hildebrant expressed that “We truly look forward to continuing to add to our ever-growing presence in Mississippi and contributing to the vitality of the economy throughout the region.” He added,“Hospice provides so much for the community. In addition to caring for those at the end-of-life, we are able to provide jobs, good wages and benefits in the communities we serve.”
Gulf Coast Hospice administrator, Prasant Desai commented “We feel that the mission of Hospice Advantage perfectly reflects our own values and we are excited to combine our efforts, and to offer the community an even wider array of services and more areas of expertise.”
Headquartered in Bay City, Michigan, Hospice Advantage is one of the nation’s largest privately held hospice agencies. Founded in 2004, the company has grown to include 40 locations, serving the states of Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, and Wisconsin.
About Hospice Advantage, Inc.
Hospice Advantage (hospiceadvantage.com) was founded on the belief that each patient’s health is impacted by all aspects of his or her life and so we treat both mind and body as a whole. We work as a team to develop plans for treatment in partnership with our patients, families, caregivers, and professionals—affirming our mission to provide care, comfort, and compassion to the whole family. For more information, visit hospiceadvantage.com or call 1-800-HOSPICE. Media may contact Sara Kelly at skelly[.]hospiceadvantage.com.
Gulf Coast Hospice, LLC—Gulf Coast Hospice is a privately held hospice agency serving Hancock, Harrison, and Jackson counties.