The joint venture, part of BAYADA’s national strategic partnership with Universal Health Services, will expand integrated care delivery into patient homes.
Philadelphia, Pa., November 7, 2022 —Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS), owner of subsidiary Manatee Healthcare System which offers an integrated system of care for more than 400,000 people in Bradenton, FL, and BAYADA Home Health Care, a leading not-for-profit home health care provider, today launched Manatee Health at Home by BAYADA, a joint venture partnership that will further expand integrated care delivery network capabilities into patient homes.
Manatee Health at Home by BAYADA leverages the combined resources and expertise of UHS, Manatee Healthcare and BAYADA to strengthen the post-acute continuum of care to meet the increasing demand for in-home services, particularly among the aging population. It will help patients of Manatee Healthcare and other providers to manage chronic conditions or recover from recent surgery, illness, or injury in the comfort and safety of their own homes. Manatee Healthcare comprises Manatee Memorial Hospital, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, Manatee Diagnostic Center, Lakewood Ranch Medical Group and Manatee Physician Alliance.
“We are thrilled to partner with BAYADA to help our Manatee Healthcare patients receive in-home nursing and therapy services to help them live healthier lives at home,” said Kevin DiLallo, Group Vice President, Acute Care, UHS. “Together, we will help to improve health outcomes for residents of Bradenton and Southwest Florida while charting a new future for at-home services healthcare in our region.”
The joint venture, which is now accepting new patients, is the second in a strategic partnership between BAYADA and UHS to significantly expand UHS systems’ healthcare services and offerings, bringing more care to more patients along the full care continuum.
“We are thrilled at the opportunity to further expand our partnership with UHS, and to move even closer to a future in which home is at the center of health care,” said BAYADA Home Health Care CEO David Baiada. “This partnership will pair BAYADA’s operational and clinical expertise with Manatee Health’s commitment to innovative integrated delivery networks to spur innovation and help residents live at home with comfort, independence and dignity.”
Manatee Health at Home by BAYADA is currently hiring and accepting new patients; for more information visit manateehealthcaresystem.com/HomeHealth.
About BAYADA Home Health Care
BAYADA Home Health Care was founded by J. Mark Baiada in 1975 and provides nursing, rehabilitative, therapeutic, hospice and assistive care services to children, adults and seniors in the comfort of their homes. Headquartered in the Greater Philadelphia suburbs based in New Jersey, BAYADA employs more than 26,000 nurses, home health aides, therapists, medical social workers and other home health care professionals who serve their communities in 23 states from 347 locations, with locations in Canada, Germany, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Korea and the United Kingdom.
In 2018, Baiada oversaw the company’s unprecedented transition to a not-for-profit organization to ensure BAYADA’s mission, purpose and business model would endure, and to help BAYADA realize its vision of helping millions of people worldwide experience a better quality of life at home; in early May 2019, the organization served its one millionth client. To learn more about BAYADA’s solutions for hospitals and health systems, visit https://www.BAYADA.com/partnerships.
About Manatee Healthcare System
The Manatee Healthcare System in Manatee County, Florida, comprises two hospitals: Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch Medical Center in Lakewood Ranch. Beyond the hospital campuses, the System operates the ER at Sun City Center, a freestanding emergency department, and Manatee Diagnostic Center, a freestanding outpatient imaging center with four locations. The Manatee Healthcare System is also affiliated with more than 15 freestanding primary care, urgent care and specialty practices under the Manatee Physician Alliance. The Manatee Healthcare System offers residents of Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota and the surrounding region with a wide range of medical services including cardiac care/cardiovascular medicine; 24/7 emergency medicine for all ages; surgery; orthopedic care; wound care and inpatient and outpatient radiology and rehabilitation services; respiratory; sleep; oncology and women’s and children’s services. Labor and delivery services are available at both hospitals. Contact: Valerie Franks, Interim Marketing Director Valerie.email@example.com
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