TAMPA, Fla., August 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Chapters Health System and Hospice of Okeechobee
"Chapters Health has an unmatched set of mission-focused services that a great program like Hospice of Okeechobee saw the value in being part of and in doing so ensured their long-term place in the communities they serve," said Andrew Molosky, MBA, FACHE, CHPCA, president and chief executive officer at Chapters Health. "We've put ourselves in a position to offer the communities we serve unique solutions and top-notch clinical services from home health to palliative care to hospice and so much more. The future of Chapters Health is very bright, and changing the way community-based and end-of-life care is delivered."
"Originally slated to close on September 1, we were thrilled to be able to finalize our affiliation with Chapters Health sooner than expected," said Frank Irby, Hospice of Okeechobee Board of Directors President. "I am confident that our common, not-for-profit missions guarantees that more patients coping with serious illnesses have opportunities to access compassionate care at a challenging time in their lives. I want the community to know Hospice of Okeechobee will retain its long-established identity and connection to those we serve."
This affiliation advances the shared goals of:
About Chapters Health System Founded in 1983 as a compassionate not-for-profit organization, Chapters Health System provides choices, education and guidance for those affected by advancing age or advancing illness through its managed affiliates: Good Shepherd Hospice, HPH Hospice, LifePath Hospice, and Chapters Health Palliative Care, located in Citrus, Hardee, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk counties. In addition, Chapters Health operates Achieve Home Care and HPH Home Health, which serves the home care needs of patients in Hardee, Hillsborough, Pasco and Pinellas counties. To learn more, visit http://www.chaptershealth.org, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.
About Hospice of Okeechobee Founded in 1983 by Okeechobee residents Paul Buxton (deceased), Fran Syfrett, Dorothy Bulger and others, Hospice of Okeechobee is an award-winning, not-for-profit organization, which has provided compassionate care and support to thousands of local residents and their families in Okeechobee County. The organization was recently named by HEALTHCAREfirst as a 2019 Hospice Honors Elite recipient for the third year and second at the elite level. To learn more, visit hospiceofokeechobee.org and like us on Facebook.
SOURCE Chapters Health System
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