Hospice Care of Kansas Changes Company Name, Continues Providing Quality Care

Oct 29, 2012, 15:54 ET from Harden Healthcare

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Harden Healthcare, a Texas-based senior healthcare services provider with operations in 14 states, announced today that its subsidiary, Hospice Care of Kansas, will change its name to Harden Hospice Kansas effective immediately. The name change is part of a company-wide rebranding effort that will result in more consistency among Harden hospice companies. No other operational changes are anticipated as a result of the name change.

Harden Healthcare provides a continuum of healthcare services for seniors—including hospice care, home health, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living—through its various companies. The Harden family of companies' 40,000 associates currently serve more than 35,000 patients a day.

"Providing compassionate care will remain the hallmark of all Harden Healthcare companies, including Harden Hospice Kansas," Lew Little, chief executive officer, said. "As a company, we've grown significantly in recent years and feel the time is right to unify most of our companies under the Harden name and branding. We also believe this will help our patients recognize Harden companies, which will always provide the highest-quality care, as their healthcare needs change and they navigate the continuum of care."

Hospice Care of Kansas' top priority has been, and will continue to be as Harden Hospice Kansas, the comfort and well being of its patients. It will continue to provide hospice services for end-of-life care, focused on enhancing the quality of life for patients and their families.

For more information, please visit www.hardenhealthcare.com.

About Harden Healthcare

Based in Austin, Texas, Harden Healthcare is a leading senior healthcare provider. With services including home health, hospice care, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, Harden encompasses the post-acute continuum of care. The company strives to provide the best care for its patients and a sense of pride and purpose for its associates. Today, Harden's family of companies serves over 35,000 patients a day in 14 states.

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