TROY, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Graham Healthcare Group, a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE:GHC), announced today that it has named David Curtis as chief executive officer of Graham Healthcare Group Home Health, and Justin DeWitte as chief executive officer of Graham Healthcare Group Hospice.
"David and Justin are seasoned leaders in the healthcare space. We are thrilled to have them leading this segment of our business,” said Timothy J. O’Shaughnessy, president and chief executive officer of Graham Holdings Company.
Curtis and DeWitte will be jointly leading the organization and its subsidiary home health and hospice agencies providing patient care across Michigan, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. In his prior role as chief operating officer of Graham Healthcare Group Home Health, Curtis was responsible for the day-to-day operations of Celtic Home Health, Residential Home Health, and Mary Free Bed At Home. DeWitte previously served as chief operating officer of Graham Healthcare Group Hospice, overseeing the day-to-day operations of Celtic Hospice and Residential Hospice, as well as president of Graham Health Services. Curtis and DeWitte have a long history with the company, Curtis has served as president of Residential Home Health for over 13 years, and DeWitte has served as president for Residential Hospice for over 7 years.
“We are honored to take on our new roles, and we see it as our jobs to support each of our colleagues and clinicians so that our patients, their families, their physicians, and our referral sources will experience exceptional care and service,” said Curtis and DeWitte. “We are committed to ensuring that each member of our team has the best tools, training, and support we can provide.”
Curtis holds a BA in economics from Princeton University and an MBA with distinction from the University of Michigan. DeWitte holds both BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Illinois and an MBA with high honors from the University of Michigan.
About Graham Healthcare Group (www.grahamhealthcaregroup.com)
As an innovator in an evolving healthcare world, Graham Healthcare Group has been designing business and technology solutions to drive better care, outcomes, and productivity within its own home health and hospice companies for over 20 years. The companies that comprise Graham Healthcare Group, a subsidiary of Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC), include Celtic Hospice & Home Health, Residential Healthcare Group, Allegheny Health Network-Healthcare @ Home, and Mary Free Bed at Home. Each company offers industry-leading care coordination, healthcare solutions, and clinical expertise with leading patient outcomes and satisfaction. Graham Healthcare Group is deeply committed to radically changing the home care model by putting patients and their families at the top of the paradigm, while enhancing the quality and consistency of healthcare in the most convenient and cost-effective setting possible: at home.
About Graham Holdings Company (www.ghco.com)
Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) is a diversified education and media company whose principal operations include educational services; television broadcasting; online, print and local TV news; home health and hospice care; and custom manufacturing. The Company owns Kaplan, a leading global provider of educational services; Graham Media Group (WDIV–Detroit, KPRC–Houston, WKMG–Orlando, KSAT–San Antonio, WJXT–Jacksonville, WCWJ-Jacksonville, WSLS-Roanoke); The Slate Group (Slate and Panoply); and Foreign Policy. The Company also owns SocialCode, a leading social marketing solutions company; Graham Healthcare Group (Celtic Healthcare and Residential Healthcare Group), home health and hospice providers; Dekko, a manufacturer of electrical solutions for applications across three business lines: workspace power solutions, architectural lighting, electrical components and assemblies; Hoover Treated Wood Products, a manufacturer of pressure-impregnated kiln-dried lumber and plywood products for fire retardant and preservative applications; Joyce/Dayton Corp., a manufacturer of screw jacks, linear actuators and lifting systems; and Forney Corporation, a manufacturer of burners, igniters, dampers and controls for combustion processes in electric utility and industrial applications.