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January 10th, 2022 (Lafayette, LA) - Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. has named Keith Everett as Chief Executive Officer following a nation-wide search. Mr. Everett’s employment with Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. begins January 10, 2022. Mr. Everett comes to Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. from Capital Caring Health, one of the oldest and largest non-profit advanced illness and hospice care organizations in the United States.
While at Capital Caring Health, Mr. Everett served as the Chief Performance, Cultural Operations, and Compliance Officer. With 17 years of healthcare and quality improvement experience, Mr. Everett has developed, implemented, and restructured data-driven processes for improved financial and quality outcomes.
“We are very excited to have Keith join Hospice of Acadiana. As a leader in advanced illness care, he is an excellent addition to our growing organization.” said HOA Board President, Janice Beyt. “The knowledge, skill set and experience Keith brings will be a significant asset to our organization. Additionally, his steadfast commitment to putting patients and families first will ensure that Hospice of Acadiana continues to provide quality care in support of its 39-year mission.”
Mr. Everett is certified in Lean Six Sigma and Public Health Quality, and serves on the Board of Examiners for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. A U.S. Army veteran, Mr. Everett has received numerous honors including American Defense Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Army Accommodation Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon and several Good Conduct Medals.
“It’s an honor and privilege to lead the dedicated staff and volunteers of Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. I am humbled by this opportunity, and am committed to continued quality care as it relates to hospice and advanced illness care for the patients, families and community we serve.”
Mr. Everett holds a Master’s Degree in Business & Healthcare Administration from South University. He is a member of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Delta Mu Delta (DMD) International Honor Society in Business, American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), National Association Healthcare Quality (NAHQ), and the American Society of Quality (ASQ).
Hospice of Acadiana, established in 1983, is Louisiana’s oldest hospice and palliative care provider, and the only non-profit provider in Acadiana. As a non-profit provider, patients receive all of the care they need, regardless of the cost or their ability to pay. HOA also offers several programs and services to the community at-large free of charge, including: Grief Counseling, Loss and Transition Workshops, Camp Brave Hearts, Pet Peace of Mind, and the “We Honor Veterans” Program. For more information, call (337) 232-1234 or visit www.hospiceacadiana.com.
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