Sep 4, 2014 22:33 Amedisys co-chairman resigns Amedisys co-chairman resigns ADVOCATE BUSINESS STAFF REPORT Sept. 04, 2014 Comments David R. Pitts has retired as non-executive co-chairman of the board of directors for Baton Rouge-based Amedisys Inc. Pitts, 75, had served on the home nursing giant’s board for more than 17 years. He was announced as co-chairman in late February, on the same day as the resignation of Amedisys founder, chief executive and chairman William Borne. Pitts and co-chairman Donald A. Washburn were asked to take a greater role in overseeing the troubled firm. Pitts’ retirement from the board was effective Aug. 31. Washburn has been elected non-executive chairman of the board.