Chartwell Partners is pleased to announce that Kurt Baumgartel has recently joined Evolution Health as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining Evolution Health, Mr. Baumgartel served as President, Allegheny Health Network Home Health, Hospice & Transitional Care for Graham Healthcare Group.
Evolution Health was formed in 2012 as a strategic innovation within Envision Healthcare, helping to advance the enterprise’s positioning and value proposition for an evolving healthcare landscape. In 2014 Evolution Health initiated a joint venture with the Ascension healthcare company, the largest Catholic health system in the world and the largest non-profit health system in the United States with facilities in 23 states and the District of Columbia, to provide home based post-acute services nationally through a phased introduction. Evolution Health is continuing its growth in home health, hospice and home infusion services. Evolution Health and parent Envision Healthcare are owned by global investment firm KKR.