The Ensign Group Acquires Utah Home Health and Hospice Company
The Ensign Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENSG), announced today that an Ensign subsidiary has acquired Zion's Way Home Health and Hospice, a well-regarded home health and hospice agency based in St. George, Utah, with branch offices in the cities of Kanab, Utah and Page, Arizona. The acquisition was effective as of April 1, 2012.
"We are pleased with the measured growth and development of our home health and hospice businesses thus far, and this lateral diversification broadens Ensign's reach into that business," said Christopher Christensen, Ensign's President and Chief Executive Officer. "More importantly," he added, "the Zion's Way acquisition reflects the increasing depth of our long-term commitment to the vibrant Southern Utah healthcare community and our existing operations there."
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