TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sinfonía HealthCare Corporation, the integrated health care company established by former Providence Services Corporation (Nasdaq:PRSC) founder and CEO, Fletcher J McCusker, has announced the establishment of an Eastern Division, located in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Jo-Ann Prisco has been named Executive Vice President and head of the Eastern Division. Jo-Ann was previously responsible for the southeast division of Providence, reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer. She spent 15 years with Providence in Florida and other Southern states.
Sinfonía, known for innovative services in non-institutional care, recently announced new services in Virginia and has since incorporated in Florida and Louisiana. Sinfonía has recently opened a full continuum of home health products in Arizona, established the first wellness clinic exclusively for seriously mentally ill adults in the US and provides medication management services for over 6,000,000 patients through its pharmacy division, SinfoníaRx.
"Jo-Ann will be responsible for introducing our services and unique continuum in eastern markets," said Fletcher McCusker, Sinfonía HealthCare founder and CEO. "We are now capable of a full array of in home services from skilled nursing to companion care, behavioral health counseling and the most sophisticated medication management system in the United States. Our wellness program has been identified as one of the most promising integrated care delivery models nationwide. Now that Jo-Ann has joined us, Sinfonia will accelerate our introduction into the eastern U.S. markets."
"Sinfonía and its leaders have demonstrated the ability to bring unique approaches to reducing costs and improving services to a very difficult population. I am thrilled to be joining my former colleagues," said Jo-Ann.
Ms. Prisco joins the company effective August 25, 2014
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