Summary: founder and former chief executive officer of the national home nursing company Amedisys, Inc. who oversaw it's metamorphosis from a small regional company into one of the country's largest home nursing providers for many years when he founded Amedisys in 1982 and continued to contribute to the betterment of the health care industry, but the company hit a rough stretch and some questioned his decision to pour $75 million to develop an in-house software system, who resigned from the company in late February 2014.
Cause of Death: Accidental drowning during a flash flooding
Born: November 15, 1957
Died: August 16, 2016
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana