NorthCrest Sells Home Health Agency

SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (May 1, 2007) – NorthCrest Medical Center has announced the separation of NorthCrest Home Health and Hospice.

NorthCrest Medical Center will retain NorthCrest Hospice. NorthCrest Hospice will continue to provide the area with high quality patient care for the terminally ill.

NorthCrest Hospice’s new address will be 101-E Moreland Drive. Their phone number is 615/384-9425.

The home health agency has been sold to the LHC Group. LHC has renamed NorthCrest Home Health to Lifeline Home Health Care of Springfield. They will continue to provide the area with quality home health care.

Lifeline will remain at the 3251 Tom Austin Highway locations. Their new number will be 615/384-4644.

LHC Group is a provider of post-acute healthcare services primarily in rural markets in the southern United States. LHC Group provides home-based services through its home nursing agencies and hospices and facility-based services through its long-term acute care hospitals and rehabilitation facilities.