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Amy J. Trau

Chief Operating Officer

Amy Trau joined Bethesda in May 2011, and is serving in the position of Corporate Vice President, Home and Community Based Services. In this position, Amy is responsible for providing strategic and tactical planning and growth for four of the organization’s prime community-based services: Bethesda Private Duty, Bethesda Hospice Care, the Bethesda Senior Therapy Centers (outpatient therapy), and St. Andrews & Bethesda Home Health (which Bethesda operates in partnership with St. Andrew’s Resources for Seniors).

Prior to joining Bethesda, Amy worked for OSF Home Care Services in Peoria, Ill., in numerous patient care and management positions over 25 years, most recently serving as Division Director of Planning and Strategic Development. In this position, she was responsible for strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, as well as business development including marketing, admission services, patient navigation, regional development and managed care contracting.

Amy is currently a member of the National Association of Home Care, the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Missouri Alliance for Home Care, and the Missouri Hospice and Palliative Care Association. She is also a new member to the St. Louis chapter of the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association.

During her tenure with OSF Home Care Services, Amy had been an active member in Illinois Home Care Council, having served on the Regulatory Affairs Committee and Programs Committee.

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