Manitowoc, Wis., (July 25, 2022) – Holy Family Memorial, part of the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice (SSRCH) announced today that they have entered into a preferred provider agreement for hospice services. The preferred provider agreement goes into effect Sept. 1, 2022.
“We are excited and proud to offer this new partnership to our Holy Family Memorial patients,” said Steve Little, President of Holy Family Memorial. “Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice is the perfect fit for our hospice partner with mission and values that mirror our own. We look forward to this next step in providing care for Holy Family Memorial patients and their families.”
“SSRCH is honored to establish this partnership and provide the very best in end-of-life care for the patients and families that are served by Holy Family Memorial,” said Eric Tetzlaff, Administrator of Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice.
With the preferred provider agreement, Holy Family Memorial will discontinue providing hospice services on Sept. 1, 2022. Patients currently enrolled in Holy Family Memorial Hospice services will have the option to seamlessly transition their care to SSRCH or another hospice provider of their choice.
About Holy Family Memorial
Holy Family Memorial, in affiliation with the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network, is the recognized leader and largest provider of comprehensive health care services in Manitowoc County. Founded by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, Holy Family Memorial, rooted in the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, is committed to providing high-quality medical care and dedicated to helping individuals in the communities Holy Family Memorial serves to achieve healthier lives. For more information, visit hfmhealth.org.
About Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes 10 hospital locations, more than 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation. In our most recent fiscal year, outpatient visits were nearly 1.5 million, inpatient admissions to our hospitals were 55,085 and visits to our network physicians exceeded 1.1 million. For more information, visit froedtert.com.
About Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice
Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice (SSRCH) began its mission in 2007 to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients with life-limiting conditions and their families. SSRCH is an independent, non-profit hospice and palliative care provider proudly serving the people of Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Ozaukee, Sheboygan and Washington counties.