PHILADELPHIA & MIAMI – (COMMERCIAL LINE). hospice and palliative care. The extension of the contract confirms the long collaboration between the two companies based on excellence, innovation and quality of care for hospice patients and their families.
“The goal of hospice is to provide care and comfort that help patients maintain the best possible quality of life. Pain and symptom management is key to this work, “said Nick Westfall, VITAS president and CEO.” Our team relies on proper medication management, so we appreciate Enclara’s combination of powerful technology and personal service. which supports and enables our team to provide the best quality of care. ”
Mark Morse, CEO of Enclara, said: “VITAS is an industry leader and, thanks to its reach and commitment to the continuous improvement of hospices and palliative care, we are able to better identify and respond to the changing needs of hospice community. This ultimately allows Enclara to better serve hospices of all shapes and sizes ”.
Scott Quilty, Chief Commercial Officer, Enclara, noted that the renewal of VITAS comes as Enclara is completing the development of the next generation of its E3 drug management tools aimed at mobile and desktop nurses. He said: “I am grateful to continue this relationship as we prepare to launch the next generation of our E3 application, E3 ProTM. Feedback from VITAS was essential as we worked to prioritize new capabilities that will enable nurses to efficiently administer clinically appropriate symptom management. ”
About Enclara Pharmacia
Enclara Pharmacia is a national PBM and mail-order provider of drug and clinical services developed specifically for the hospice and palliative care industry. Enclara serves more than 400 hospice providers and 97,000 patients nationwide, helping to reduce pharmacy costs through a clinic-based model that enables home delivery of drugs and access to a network of more than 65,000 local pharmacies, including a Enclara’s actively managed network subset of over 7,000 retail pharmacy, institutional pharmacy and automated order fulfillment solutions.
About VITAS® Health care
Founded in 1978, VITAS Healthcare is a pioneer and leader in the American hospice movement. Based in Miami, Florida, VITAS (pronounced VEE-tahs) runs 49 hospice programs in 14 states (California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin) and the District of Columbia. VITAS employs 10,618 professionals who care for patients with advanced disease, primarily in patient homes, and also in the company’s 28 hospital hospices, as well as in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities / residential aged care facilities. At the end of the third quarter of 2021, VITAS recorded an average daily census of 18,026. Visit www.vitas.com.