Bristol Hospice, which is backed by Webster Capital, has added Comfort Hospice & Palliative Care, LLC in Portland, Oregon, a for-profit hospice provider to its portfolio. No financial terms were disclosed.
Press Release, For Immediate Release
Salt Lake City, Utah (April 1, 2019) – Bristol Hospice, a portfolio Company of Webster Capital, is pleased to announce the addition of Comfort Hospice & Palliative Care, LLC to their Bristol Hospice patient care services team in Portland, Oregon.
Bristol Hospice CEO, Hyrum Kirton, remarked, “Comfort Hospice has a reputation of delivering exceptional patient care in the Portland area. We are excited to assist the team in their next phase of growth. Our combined team is comprised of the most talented and compassionate professionals in the industry. We are committed to maintaining the highest clinical standards while continuing to expand Bristol Services across new and existing communities.”
Comfort Hospice CEO, Crina M. Horga stated “We have worked with vigilance to provide an excellent patient experience for those we have been honored to serve. We are thankful to have discovered a company that shares our mission, commitment and belief that the care we provide for others is of utmost importance. We believe that we have found that partner in caring among the compassionate and qualified people at Bristol Hospice.”
Comfort Hospice & Palliative Care LLC was founded in 2012 with the goal to “provide an experience where compassion, quality, and purpose come together to support every day of every end-of-life journey.” They have adopted the service motto to; “do unto others, as they would have done unto them”. This patient centered care approach aligns perfectly with the Bristol Hospice goal of providing the highest quality hospice services.
Bristol Hospice commenced operations in Portland, Oregon in 2012. The Executive Director over the Portland operations, Vanessa Noonan, RN remains confident that better patient experiences can be provided with the merging of the Bristol Hospice - Oregon and Comfort Hospice programs through staffing synergies, expanded service areas, and quality programming. During the integration period, special consideration will be taken to ensure that patients, families, and caregivers will receive the same level of services that they have come to expect from these two exceptional care teams.
About Bristol Hospice: Bristol Hospice began operations in 2007 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. They provide Hospice services from 25 locations across eight states. The Bristol Programs are designed to promote quality and comprehensive hospice services to patients and families in the communities they serve. The Bristol leadership is committed to the company’s mission in ensuring that all patients and families who are entrusted to our care will be treated with the highest level of compassion, respect and quality of care. For additional information on Bristol Hospice please visit www.bristolhospice.com.
About Webster Capital: Founded in 2003, Webster invested in Bristol Hospice in November 2017 with the goal of providing the highest quality hospice and palliative care services to meet the physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of individuals at the end of life. Webster Capital is a private equity firm that invests in the branded consumer and healthcare services industries and provides equity financing, expertise, and a broad contact network for management buyouts and growth capital. For additional information on Webster Capital, please visit www.webstercapital.com.
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