Bristol Hospice LLC Announces Key Leadership Appointment
Teresa Craig to Serve as Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, July 17, 2014 — Bristol Hospice, L.L.C., a premier provider of family-centered hospice care and homecare services, as well as a comprehensive suite of clinical specialties, supportive care and management services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Teresa R. Craig to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer. Ms. Craig will work in collaboration with Bristol Hospice’s leadership team and report to Christie Franklin, President/ CEO. Due to growth, Bristol Hospice has added this new role in which Ms. Craig will have the direct responsibility for Bristol Hospice, L.L.C.’s Finance, Human Resources, and Information Technology departments and will also be involved with mergers, acquisitions and start-up activities.
Ms. Craig has extensive leadership experience in health care and human-service organizations. Teresa is a highly-respected, visionary leader in the hospice and homecare industry, and has served on numerous committees and boards for state and national organizations, including the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, National Hospice Organization Insurance Agency, Electronic Health Record Association, National Association of Hospice and Home Care, Association of Kansas Hospices and Hospice Association of America.
“During my career I have been committed to helping hospices and homecare organizations throughout the country implement sound accounting, reporting and management systems. I am pleased to be joining such a quality-focused organization and committed leadership team,” stated Ms. Craig.
Prior to joining Bristol Hospice, L.L.C., Ms. Craig served in the position of CEO of Suncoast Solutions, a market leader in the hospice and homecare software industry. Prior to this role, she also served as CFO for Suncoast Hospice and Vice President of Finance & Administration for Hospice, Inc. in Wichita, Kansas.
“Teresa’s expert knowledge and use of cultural values to foster pride-based teamwork across diverse business units is a perfect fit for our organization,” commented Christie Franklin, President/CEO of Bristol Hospice, L.L.C. “We have worked closely together over the past number of years, and we look forward to her expertise as we continue to grow our current operations.”
About Bristol Hospice, L.L.C.
Bristol Hospice, L.L.C., founded in 2007, is graciously committed to becoming the provider of choice by building a bridge in the continuum of care by offering family-centered hospice and homecare, as well as a comprehensive suite of clinical specialties and supportive care. Bristol Hospice, L.L.C. currently operates hospice and homecare programs within several communities in California, Georgia, Hawaii, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas and Utah. In 2014, Bristol Consulting and Management Services, L.L.C. was added to our suite of services.