Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

January 14, 2013

New name for Girling Home Health

Harden Healthcare

Knoxville —  

Harden Healthcare, a Texas-based senior healthcare services provider with operations in 13 states, announced today that its subsidiary, Girling Home Health, will change its name in Iowa to Harden Home Health Iowa effective immediately. The name change is part of a company-wide rebranding effort that will result in more consistency among Harden home health 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 home health, hospice care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and assisted living—through its various companies. The Harden family of companies employs 33,000 associates who serve more than 35,000 patients a day.

“Providing compassionate care will remain the hallmark of all Harden Healthcare companies, including Harden Home Health Iowa,” Lew Little, Harden Healthcare 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.”

The top priority of Girling Home Health—now Harden Home Health Iowa—has been, and will continue to be, the comfort and well-being of its patients. It will continue to provide a range of skilled nursing services in the comfort of patients’ homes.

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