Jordan Health Services and Cima Hospice Announce Key Organizational Change

Jordan Health Services and Cima Hospice Announce Key Organizational Change

Jordan Health Services and Cima Hospice announced today that effective February 9, 2013, Stephanie Giust, Administrator of Cima Hospice of San Antonio, was promoted to the newly created position of Regional Market Administrator for all home care services in the San Antonio community. In this capacity she will lead the patient centric coordination & transition of care optimization for all of our home care service teams in San Antonio to include Jordan Home Health, Jordan Community Care Services and Cima Hospice.

“Stephanie’s leadership in bringing our San Antonio operations together has been outstanding and we are confident in her ability to forge a new and exciting degree of integration for our home based care teams in skilled nursing, attendant care and hospice services to our patients and referral sources in the San Antonio region.” reported Michael Kuhn, President of Cima, and Kathy Poland, SVP of Operations for Jordan.

“The Jordan-Cima continuum of care commitment provides an integrated system of care and compassion that assures a comprehensive continuity for all of the home care services our patients may require throughout their lifetimes. Our objective in managing the continuum of care model will be to provide a framework to guide day-to-day decision making and assure optimal transition of care for each of our patients.” according to Stephanie.

Stephanie Giust joined Cima Hospice in 2008 as an RN case manager and over the years expanded her clinical and agency operation roles as the Clinical Director and subsequently and most currently as the agency Administrator. Prior to joining Cima, Stephanie served in various positions with the University of the Incarnate Word, and has more than 7 years of experience in the healthcare industry including long term care, acute care, home health and hospice. Stephanie holds an A.A.S. form San Antonio College, a B.A. from the University of New Mexico and an M.A. from the University of the Incarnate Word.

About Jordan Health Services & Cima Hospice

Headquartered in Addison, Texas, and founded in 1975, Jordan Health Services provides home health services, including personal care, home management, pediatric and skilled nursing, to Medicaid and/or Medicare eligible patients throughout the state of Texas. Headquartered in San Antonio and founded in 2006, Cima Hospice provides palliative end of life care and compassion with offices in San Antonio, El Paso, New Braunfels, McAllen, Tyler and Texarkana. Now with 41 locations across Texas, and growing, serving over 14,500 clients daily and covering more than 80% of the state's population in its service area (as of August 2012), Jordan Health Services & Cima Hospice are one of the largest home care providers in the state of Texas. Jordan also has an office location in Texarkana, Arkansas.

For more information, please contact:
Gregg Cannady, Vice President and General Counsel
gcannady@jhsi.com
(903) 537-8630