Amedisys, Inc. provides hospice and home health care services to the chronic, co-morbid and aging American population. The company delivers personalized health care services to patients and their families in the comfort of patients' homes. It operates its business through two segments: Home Health and Hospice. The Home Health segment delivers a wide range of services in the homes of individuals who may be recovering from surgery. The Hospice segment provides palliative care and comfort to terminally ill patients and their families. Amedisys was founded by William F. Borne in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA.