Kathy Ziegler is President and Chief Executive Officer of Visiting Nurse Health System, Inc. (VNHS), the largest nonprofit home health care company in Georgia. In this role, she directs more than 900 employees and a $70-million comprehensive health care organization that services 26 counties in greater Atlanta. VNHS provides a full range of home health services including nursing, rehabilitation, home medical equipment and supplies, pharmacy, infusion therapy, pediatric services, specialized care for AIDS patients, respiratory therapy, medical social work and an Alzheimer's day care and respite program. VNHS operates the oldest pediatric and adult hospice program in Georgia, Hospice Atlanta, which serves patients in both an in-home setting and through its Hospice Atlanta Center in Buckhead. VNHS, in all programs, served over 20,000 Georgians under Kathy's direction, in 2001.