DALLAS, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Epic Health Services, Inc. announced today that Chris Roussos has joined the company as President and Chief Operating Officer. Roussos brings extensive experience and a proven track record to his new role at Epic. He spent the past 13 years in senior executive positions with various health care companies.
"Over the past several years, Epic has experienced rapid growth in both our pediatric and adult care services," said John C. Garbarino, Chairman and CEO. "Chris' experience leading large health care organizations will be invaluable to us as we continue to expand into new markets and service lines."
Roussos comes to Epic Health Services from Harden Healthcare, where he served as COO and led 35,000 employees in 225 locations in six states. He oversaw Harden's operations, which cover geriatric skilled home health, hospice, community care, rehabilitation, pharmacy, nurse practitioner, long term care and assisted living services.
In his new role with Epic, Roussos will be responsible for the company's operations in Texas, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Delaware. He will work closely with Diane McCollum and David Harbour, who were recently promoted to Senior Vice President, Clinical Operations and Senior Vice President, Operations, respectively.
"With the addition of Chris to the Epic team, plus the much-deserved promotions of Diane and David, Epic's leadership team is well-positioned to continue its rapid growth and help even more children and adults with their health care needs," said Garbarino.
Roussos started his professional career in the Army, where he served for 11 years. He is an Army Ranger and served as a Platoon Leader, Infantry Battalion Staff Officer and Company Commander. He is a graduate of Harvard Business School's Advanced Management Program, earned an MBA from the University of Phoenix and received a BS from Clarkson University.
About Epic Health Services
Epic Health Services (www.epichealthservices.com) was founded in 2001 and has since become a leading provider of pediatric and adult care services, including skilled nursing, therapy, personal care and behavioral health nursing. With 28 offices located in Texas, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Delaware, as well as 11 outpatient pediatric therapy clinics in Texas, the company is committed to providing the highest quality care delivered with compassion and extraordinary service.
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