ST. PAUL, Minn.Aug. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — St. Croix Hospice (the “Company” or “St. Croix“), a leading Midwestern hospice provider, is pleased  to announce the acquisition of Hometown Hospice & Homecare (“Hometown”). Hometown, headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, provides hospice and home care to its valued patients through three locations strategically located across eastern Wisconsin.

As a regional leader in hospice services, St. Croix Hospice is in its 10th year of providing exceptional care to patients and their families throughout the Midwest. With a growing footprint which now includes 27 branches in IowaKansasMinnesotaNebraska and Iowa, St. Croix Hospice’s 800 employees serve nearly 2,000 patients. Hometown’s footprint in eastern Wisconsin strategically extends St. Croix’s reach in Wisconsin, allowing the Company to provide its best-in-class clinical care to a broader base of patients.

“It is our mission to bring the highest quality care to patients and families throughout the Midwest. We are thrilled at the opportunity to partner with a similarly high-performing, mission-driven organization which allows us to expand our services in Eastern Wisconsin,” said Heath Bartness, CEO of St. Croix Hospice.

“Hometown represents an exciting addition to the St. Croix family from each of a geographic, talent and clinical perspective,” added David Schuppan, a Senior Partner at The Vistria Group and a St. Croix Board Member. “The St. Croixteam strives to be industry leaders to all hospice stakeholders and we’ve enjoyed the opportunity to work them as they expand and enhance their geographic coverage and capabilities, respectively, throughout the region.”

This article originally appeared in an article in Cision PR Newswire.