Industry News • December 03, 2019
COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Heart of Hospice, LLC has announced the purchase of the operations of Heartstrings Hospice. Stephen Shroyer, President and Owner of Heartstrings Hospice: “Heartstrings Hospice has compassionately served patients and families throughout South Carolina’s midland region for over 11 years. We are excited to have the opportunity to join forces with Heart of Hospice and elevate the level of care available to our communities.”
Heart of Hospice—a subsidy of EPI Group, LLC based in Charleston, SC—currently provides care to over 1500 patients across 17 agencies throughout Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and South Carolina. Heart of Hospice sees adding Heartstrings Hospice to their team as an important foundational step in their plan to soon provide care across the state.
Heart of Hospice is led by Chief Executive Officer Carla Davis, who is not only a proud member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization Board but is also an executive with over 29 years of experience and a diverse background in compliance, operations and marketing.
Davis adds: “I am delighted to expand the reach of our great care to our home state of South Carolina as we continue to fulfill our vision of providing individualized, quality, end-of-life care to eligible patients and their families. We are thrilled to work with the established, skilled care team at Heartstrings Hospice to transform end-of-life care in our communities.”
Terry Hurley, President and Chief Operating Officer at EPI, states, “We are ready for Heart of Hospice to lead EPI forward in the healthcare industry and honored to support their continuous expansion and success by welcoming the Heartstrings Hospice team to our family. This acquisition is consistent with our plan to grow our current footprint and we are thrilled with the opportunity to serve our home state.”
This article originally appeared in an article in PRNewswire.