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FORT MYERS, Fla. (November 7, 2022) Cypress Living and Lee Health today announced a collaboration to have Cypress Living provide strategic support, leadership, and guidance for Lee Health’s Home Health agency. Within this collaboration, support will be provided for workforce development, revenue cycle management, operational efficiency, business development, and clinical programming.
“As the health care landscape continues to evolve nationwide, Lee Health is committed to seeking out strategic alliances that continue to help us innovate,” said Dr. Scott Nygaard, chief operating officer of Lee Health. “We’re proud to partner with Cypress Living, an organization with shared values and expertise that’s right here in our backyard.”
“This strategic partnership will aid in the overall redesign of the longitudinal care continuum by improving outcomes and quality while working to reduce the cost of care through improved collaboration, navigation, and coordination,” said Cypress Living CEO/President Troy Churchill. “With a focus on leadership, strategy, and innovation, our team is excited for the opportunity to expand our scope to positively impact adults living here in Southwest Florida.”
Lee Health’s Home Health agency is one of the largest home health providers in Southwest Florida and is accredited by CHAP (Community Health Accreditation Partner). The agency supports the Lee Health system by providing skilled nursing and rehabilitative care in the home to the residents of Lee County and strives to improve clinical outcomes and reduce unnecessary hospitalizations.
Cypress Living also provides operational support for Cypress at Home, a connected suite of innovative home and community-based services and solutions that support adults thriving in the comfort of their own home, and Cypress Cove, a beautiful life plan community that combines luxurious retirement living with the assurance of quality healthcare.
About Cypress Living
Backed by a mission to continually empower those we serve; Cypress Living is the area’s leading innovator of programs and services that ensure the health and wellbeing of older adults throughout Southwest Florida. Cypress Living provides operational support to Cypress at Home, a comprehensive suite of in-home services that allow older adults to maintain independence and age successfully and safely in their own home, and at Cypress Cove, a luxury life plan retirement community offering all levels of quality living options as well as rehabilitative care.
About Lee Health
Since the opening of the first hospital in 1916, Lee Health has been a health care leader in Southwest Florida, constantly evolving to meet the needs of the community. A non-profit, integrated health care services organization, Lee Health is committed to the well-being of every individual served, focused on healthy living and maintaining good health. Staffed by caring people, inspiring health, services are conveniently located throughout the community in four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals, outpatient centers, walk-in medical centers, primary care and specialty physician practices and other services across the continuum of care. Learn more at www.LeeHealth.org.